Gas prices in the state of California are the highest in the US. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in California is now $3.897, the highest in the entire US, according to AAA. California gas prices are now even higher than the 2 states that usually have the highest gas prices – Alaska and Hawaii.
In San Diego this weekend, gas prices ranged from $3.81 to $4.19 per gallon of regular gas, according to website GasBuddy.com. Gas Buddy listed San Francisco as the most expensive city for gas in the country at an average of $3.93 a gallon, followed by 15 other cities in California. In Los Angeles, it’s hard to find a station where the price of regular gas for less than $3.95 a gallon.
Gas prices are predicted to continue rising due to turmoil in Libya, among other factors. Nationwide, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline is $3.509, according to a daily survey by AAA. Gas prices are $.76 higher than they were a year ago.
The AAA Fuel Gage Report is a public service of the United States of America’s largest motoring and leisure travel membership organization. The report is updated every day from several sources. There are up to 100,000 stations surveyed daily, and daily surveys from Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) with average national, state and local prices for gasoline, and diesel.
According to the AAA Fuel Gage Report, gas prices are:
Regular Mid Premium Diesel
$3.509 $3.643 $3.772 $3.878
Prices updated as of 3/7/2011 3:02:51 AM
Highest Recorded Average Price:
Regular Unleaded Gas $4.114 7/17/2008
Diesel Gas $4.845 7/17/2008
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