Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.84/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento.
AAA unveiled their look at gas prices in the Sunshine State and across the nation on Monday.
San Antonio- $2.11/g, up 10.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.00/g.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday that the average price of a gallon of regular, unleaded gas in Virginia was $2.15, up from $2.09 a week ago.
AAA Northeast also said Monday that self-serve regular gas in MA is averaging $2.29 per gallon, putting it at 5 cents below the current national average.
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Costs in the Bay State have climbed 12 cents since they first began increasing in mid-July.
That's 5 cents below the national average but 24 cents higher than the price in MA a year ago at this time.
Drivers have benefited from a rare summer break this year due to cheap oil and strong fuel production at refineries. Both the Miami and Pensacola markets saw an average of $2.31 per gallon.
AAA says USA crude oil inventories are moving down, while the demand for gasoline is going up, causing increases this month. Gasoline demand recently hit a new weekly record of 9.842 million barrels per day, according to the latest update from the Energy Information Administration.
"Strong gasoline demand across the country is continuing to push prices higher at the pump, a trend that we don't see letting up through the end of summer", said Steward.