AAA: Alabama average $3.66 for regular

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - With oil prices in a downward spiral, the cost of gasoline in Alabama is a bit cheaper on Monday - two cents less than Sunday's prices.

According to AAA's daily fuel gauge report, the Alabama average for a gallon of regular is $3.66.

That's still higher than a month ago, when regular gas averaged $3.60 in the state. Nationally, regular fuel averaged $3.50 a gallon.

The statewide average for midgrade is $3.83 and premium cost $3.94.

A survey of metro areas finds Birmingham with the highest average for regular at $3.72 a gallon.

The cheapest was found in Mobile at $3.52.

On Monday, crude fell to an 8-month low below $90 a barrel.

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