Average US price of gas jumps 6 cents per gallon, to $2.50

Posted at 8:32 AM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 08:32:31-04

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP)  — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline is up 6 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.50.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that the price at the pump is 9 cents lower than it was a year ago.

The highest average price in the nation is $3.29 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The lowest average is $2.13 in St. Louis, Missouri.

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Maryland is $2.46, according to AAA.

The average price of diesel rose 3 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.05.