Local

Gas Prices Surge 7 Cents After Months Of Decline

View Comments
(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Photo Galleries

CAMARILLO (AP) — After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing.

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has surged seven cents in the last three weeks.

That’s according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, released Sunday, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.32.

Midgrade costs an average of $3.50 a gallon, and premium is $3.63.

Diesel remained unchanged at $3.96 a gallon.

Of the places surveyed in the lower 48 states, Salt Lake City has the nation’s lowest average price at $3.04. Long Island, N.Y. has the highest at $3.75.

In California, the lowest average price was $3.46 in Sacramento and the highest was $3.65 in Bakersfield. The average statewide for a gallon of regular was $3.59, up a dime.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,637 other followers