PHOENIX – After 17 weeks of falling prices, Arizona motorists are paying
more at the pump for the second consecutive week.
Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price
for unleaded regular gasoline is $3.414 a gallon. That’s up by nearly 10 cents
from last week.
This week’s national average is $3.71 per gallon, an increase of almost a
nickel from last week.
Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.29 a gallon while
Flagstaff has the highest at $3.58.
South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at
$3.411 a gallon with California having the highest at $4.11 a gallon.