Gas prices are expected to increase 14% this summer compared to last.
Last summer drivers nationwide paid $2.41 for a gallon of regular gas. This summer the average is expected to be $2.74 a gallon. That’s a 33 cent increase. On April 11, 2018, according to AAA, the average gallon of regular gas costs $2.66.
California recorded its highest average price on October 9, 2012 when drivers paid $4.67 a gallon.