John Steppe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
|Gas price at BP gas station is $1.39 per gallon on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Gas prices of other gas stations dropped down to around $1 per gallon in Elkhorn. (Photo: Zhihan Huang, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)|
Gas prices are dropping as low as 98 cents per gallon in the Milwaukee area as people spend less time driving during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Clark station in Waukesha registered as cheapest in the area on Wednesday, per price tracking site GasBuddy, at 98 cents per gallon.
A couple of stations in the area are at 99 cents per gallon, including the Woodman's in Waukesha and Costco locations in Pewaukee and New Berlin.
The average gas price in the Milwaukee area is $1.40, per AAA data. The average is $1.23 per gallon in Green Bay, $1.14 per gallon in Appleton and $1.38 per gallon in Madison.
Statewide, the average price for a gallon of gas is at $1.40, down from $1.54 at this time last week and $2.27 at this time last month, AAA data shows. The national average dropped to $1.91.