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April 4, 2014

Temperatures rising, so are gas prices

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

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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