updated 9/13/2009 3:46:37 PM ET 2009-09-13T19:46:37

The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. is down about a nickel from three weeks ago to $2.59 a gallon.

That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $2.72. Premium was at $2.84.

St. Louis had the lowest price, $2.26 a gallon for regular. Anchorage was the highest at $3.27.

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