COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Gas prices in the Columbus area keep getting cheaper. 

According to GasBuddy, the average cost of gasoline in the Columbus area is $3.11 a gallon, which is 5.2 cents cheaper than last week.  

Gas prices in the area are 20.3 cents cheaper than a month ago, but $1.05 higher than a year ago.  

The cheapest gas station in the area is priced at $2.69 a gallon, while the most expensive is $3.39.  

The average national price for gas is $3.34 a gallon, which is 5.3 cents cheaper than last week, but $1.19 higher than a year ago, reports GasBuddy.