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Gas prices in the Lower Atlantic region have risen since last week: Here you can see how much

Gas prices in the Lower Atlantic region have risen since last week: Here you can see how much
Gas prices in the Lower Atlantic region have risen since last week: Here you can see how much

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, regional gasoline prices rose for the second week in a row, averaging $3.37 per gallon of regular gasoline on Monday, up from the previous week’s price of $3.29 per gallon.

The average fuel price in the Lower Atlantic region has increased by about 13 cents since last month. According to the EIA, gasoline prices across the region last year were as low as $2.88 on December 18, 2023, and as high as $3.66 on August 7, 2023.

A year ago, the average price of gasoline in the Lower Atlantic region was two percent lower at $3.30 per gallon.

>> INTERACTIVE: See how gas prices in your region have changed over the years at data.progress-index.com.

The average price of gasoline in the United States last week was $3.49, putting prices in the Lower Atlantic region about 3.5 percent below the national average. The average national price of gasoline is up from last week’s average of $3.48 per gallon.

Prices for the Lower Atlantic states, as determined by the US Energy Information Administration, include Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Please leave feedback or corrections to this story Here. This story was written by Ozge Terzioglu.

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