(CBS DETROIT) — After weeks of record-high gas prices, Michigan is seeing some relief.

According to AAA, gas prices in Metro Detroit are down to $4.05 per gallon for regular gas as of Wednesday.

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It is about 12 cents cheaper than last week, however, still $1.22 higher than last year.

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“A decrease in demand alongside higher gasoline stocks has led to lower pump prices,” Adrienne Woodland, spokesperson for AAA-The Auto Club Group, said on Monday. “If these trends continue as crude oil prices decline, motorists could likely see gas prices move lower.”

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The state average sits at $3.99 a gallon — cheaper than the national average of $4.16.

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