Gas prices: The cheapest — and priciest — spots to fill up your tank

Gas prices slightly increased from Monday. It’s the first such increase after several consecutive days of prices dropping.

The national average price for regular gas is $3.598 per gallon, according to AAA. On Monday, it was $3.59 per gallon. 

One week ago, regular gas was $3.612 per gallon. A month ago, it was $3.673 per gallon. 

Despite the recent downward trend in prices, the price of regular gas remains higher today than at this time last year. One year ago, the average cost of regular gasoline was $3.539 per gallon, according to AAA. 

California remains the state with the highest gas prices in the country, with an average price for regular-grade gas of $5.188 per gallon. Mississippi is the state with the least expensive gas, at $3.057 per gallon. To view the price of gas in each state, click here.

Here is how gas prices in a few different states. To see how expensive gas is in each state, click here.

Washington, D.C.

The average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas in the nation’s capital is $3.719. This is slightly cheaper than yesterday’s price of $3.721. One week ago, the price was $3.732.

Maryland

In Maryland, a gallon of regular-grade gas is $3.555. This is an increase from Monday’s price of $3.544 per gallon. However, both prices are cheaper than the average price from a week ago, which was $3.571 per gallon.

Virginia

The average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas in Virginia on Tuesday is $3.436. This is an increase from Monday’s average of $3.398 per gallon. Last week, the average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas was $3.438, according to AAA.

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Pennsylvania

Gas prices in the Keystone State were higher than the national average. The average price of regular-grade gas in Pennsylvania on Tuesday is $3.758 per gallon. This is slightly higher than Monday’s average of $3.741. One week ago, the average price of regular-grade gas was $3.764. 

Delaware

The average price for regular-grade gas in Delaware is $3.449 per gallon, less expensive than the national average. On Monday, the average price was $3.453 per gallon, and last week, it was $3.489 per gallon. 

Texas

The average price in Texas is $3.166 per gallon, which is a slightly uptick from yesterday’s $3.141, but still one of the cheapest in the U.S.

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