Average US Gas Price Jumps 3 Cents To $2.54 For Regular

Gas prices expected to dip in new year

AAA's January 8 survey of prices in MA finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.48 per gallon.

According to GasBuddy, gas prices on Sunday were 2.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago and 2.6 cents more per gallon than a month ago.

Gas in San Francisco was the highest in the contiguous United States at an average of $3.22 a gallon.

Jackson- $2.20/g, up 2.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.18/g.

Sunday national gas price average is $2.49, which unchanged in the last week, up a penny in the last month and 12 cents higher than this time a year ago.

Baton Rouge- $2.17/g, up 0.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.16/g. The least expensive price averages in the state are in Jacksonville ($2.40); Orlando ($2.40); and The Villages ($2.41). They are 11.9 cents higher than a year ago.

Motorists can always find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android. Five years ago, a gallon was fetching $3.39.

Prices at the pump remain elevated due to strong oil prices.

At the close of trading Friday, West Texas Intermediate crude oil settled at $61.44 per barrel, $1.02 higher than the previous week.

Two gas stations have raised the price of gas again this time by 15 cents.

Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, agrees.

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