How gas prices have changed in Carbondale in the last week
(KFVS) - The national average price of regular gasoline inched closer to $5 per gallon, hitting $4.97 on Thursday, June 9.
Diesel also reached a new record high of $5.74 on Thursday, according to AAA.
Every state now has an average per-gallon price of $4.40 or higher.
Americans looking for a reprieve at the pump will not find them this summer. The U.S. Energy Information Administration is predicting retail gasoline prices will remain high throughout the season, and average around $4.27 per gallon by fall.
Connecticut and New York have temporarily suspended gas taxes to help consumers while the cost of gas has increased.
Carbondale by the numbers
Gas current price: $5.25
- Illinois average: $5.56
- Week change: +$0.21 (+4.2%)
- Year change: +$1.98 (+60.7%)
- Historical expensive gas price: $5.26 (6/9/22)
Diesel current price: $5.88
- Week change: +$0.27 (+4.8%)
- Year change: +$2.58 (+77.9%)
- Historical expensive diesel price: $5.88 (6/9/22)
Metros with the most expensive gas
- San Rafael, CA: $6.66
- Napa, CA: $6.64
- San Francisco, CA: $6.62
Metros with the least expensive gas
- Catoosa-Dade-Walker, GA: $4.35
- Dalton, GA: $4.35
- Albany, GA: $4.36
States with the highest gas tax per gallon
- Pennsylvania: $0.59
- California: $0.53
- Washington: $0.52
States with the lowest gas tax per gallon
- Alaska: $0.0895
- Hawaii: $0.16
- Virginia: $0.162
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