Gas prices break record run
National average price for a gallon of gas slips slightly to $4.078 a gallon, according to AAA.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Retail gasoline prices have eased slightly from their record high, according to a daily survey released Tuesday by auto club AAA.
The national average price for a gallon of regular gas fell two-tenths of a cent to $4.078, according to AAA. That's down from the all-time high of $4.080 set the previous day.
The decline ends 10 days of consecutive increases and ends nine straight record highs.
Still, gas prices are up 7.5% from a month ago, and they're nearly 36% higher than they were at this time last year.
Gas prices are highest in California, where a gallon of gas averages $4.603, followed by Alaska at $4.444 and Connecticut at $4.384.
The lowest gas prices can be found in Missouri at $3.832 a gallon.
Diesel prices also fell moderately. The national average price for a gallon of diesel lost two-tenths of a cent to $4.795 from a record $4.797.