The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 28 consecutive days for a total of 27 cents per gallon, which is the longest streak of rising prices since last spring, AAA reported, as of Feb. 23.
Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has grown to $2.30 per gallon, which is five cents more than one week ago and 26 cents more than one month ago. After yearly savings widened to as much as $1.25 per gallon on Jan. 26, motorists are now saving $1.11 per gallon versus this same date last year, AAA reported.
At the start of February, drivers in 25 states were enjoying gas prices below $2 per gallon. Today, just two states—Utah and Idaho—continue to see gas prices below $2.