Temperatures rising, so are gas prices

04/04/2014 11:19 AM

04/04/2014 11:34 AM

Spring has brought its traditional warmer temperatures, pollen onslaught and higher gas prices.

The cost of a regular gallon of unleaded gasoline in the Columbia metropolitan area is up 5 cents in the past week and 15 cents in the past month, according to AAA.

A regular gallon of gasoline cost $3.31 on Friday.

The good news? It's the cheapest of any metropolitan area in the state, where gas is averaging $3.33 overall.

And it's still down 9 cents from a year ago and 90 cents down from the all-time record on Sept. 15, 2008.

Compare gas prices at stations across the Midlands with our GAS MAP.

Columbia Regular Mid Premium Diesel
Current $3.309 $3.479 $3.693 $3.821
Yesterday $3.303 $3.475 $3.696 $3.826
Week Ago $3.260 $3.444 $3.659 $3.818
Month Ago $3.158 $3.345 $3.562 $3.780
Year Ago $3.395 $3.570 $3.768 $3.851

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