Prices a month ago were $3.60. Last year at this time, consumers were paying $3.56 at the pump.
Yesterday’s mid-range unleaded is $3.99, from $3.95 last week, while today’s premium unleaded price is $4.12, from $4.08 last week.
Diesel fuel prices are averaging $4.14, from $4.12 last week. The price of diesel fuel is up from $3.96 a month ago, and from $2.94 a year ago.
Oil prices are at a 10-month high amid tensions with Iran, causing a disruption in supplies. Many analysts have predicted that gas prices could reach $4 a gallon by spring, citing production issues and ongoing political turmoil in foreign markets.