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Average U.S. gasoline price jumps 15 cents to $4.38 per gallon

UPDATED: Mon., May 9, 2022

An Exxon service station is shown in Philadelphia on April 28, 2021. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. was $4.38 a gallon, $4.56 in Spokane and $4.83 in Washington.   (Associated Press )
An Exxon service station is shown in Philadelphia on April 28, 2021. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. was $4.38 a gallon, $4.56 in Spokane and $4.83 in Washington.  (Associated Press )
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CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 15 cents over past two weeks to $4.38 per gallon.

In Spokane, the average price of a gallon of gas Monday was $4.56 and in Washington consumers paid an average of $4.83, according to AAA. 

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the current price sits just a nickel below the highest average price in history – $4.43, set on March 11.

The average price at the pump is $1.36 higher than it was one year ago.

Nationwide, the highest average price for regular-grade gas is in the San Francisco Bay Area, at $5.85 per gallon. The lowest average is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at $3.80 per gallon.

According to the survey, the average price of diesel soared 43 cents over two weeks, to $5.58 a gallon.

The average price of diesel in Spokane on Monday was $5.50 and the average for Washington state was $5.69, according to AAA.

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