Atlanta (AP)- Well its time to dig all the way in the center console for that extra change because gas prices have gone up again. Gas prices in Georgia went up more than 10 cents in the last week and more than 15 cents in the last month. AAA reports the average price of gas in our state is $3.62 a gallon for regular. It was $3.52 just last week and $3.48 a month ago. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. has jumped 19 cents over the past three weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices now puts the average price for a gallon of regular at $3.76. The state average last year was $2.75. The national average for a gallon of mid-grade is $3.90. For premium it’s $4.01 a gallon. Lundberg says diesel prices rose 11 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $4.09. Tucson, Ariz., had the nation’s lowest average price for gas at $3.41. San Francisco had the highest at $4.13.
SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 07: Gas prices nearing $4 a gallon are seen on a pump display May 7, 2007 in San Francisco, California. Gas prices reached a record national average price of $3.07 per gallon of regular unleaded, up over twenty cents in the past two weeks. San Francisco leads the nation with the highest average price of $3.49 per gallon.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)