NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Gas prices in New Mexico are beginning to trend downward, according to AAA. Right now, the statewide average is $3.55 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

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That’s five cents less than this day last week, but 19 cents more a gallon than this day last year. Drivers in Farmington are paying the most; Albuquerque drivers are paying the least.

AAA says a decrease in demand is likely contributing to lower prices at the pump.