Gas prices jump nearly 25 cents a gallon in past week

Average local gas prices shot up nearly 25 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.08...
Average local gas prices shot up nearly 25 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.08 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 637 area stations.
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 5:30 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2022 at 6:55 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Average local gas prices shot up nearly 25 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.08 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 637 area stations.

Prices in the Cincinnati area are 70.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand at $1.96 per gallon higher than a year ago.

The price of diesel actually fell 4 cents nationally in the past week, however, and costs about $5.50 per gallon.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Cincinnati was priced at $4.97 per gallon on Sunday while the most expensive was $5.34, a difference of 37.0 cents per gallon.

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The national average price of gasoline rose 15.7 cents per gallon in the last week and averages $5.01 per gallon on Monday.

The national average is up 57.1 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.94 per gallon higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.

Record-high average prices for gas keep rising locally and nationally due to soaring crude oil prices as the Russian war on Ukraine continues.

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