Highest Gas Price Recorded for March


0  Updated at 3:16 pm, March 19th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The average price of a gallon of regular gas is now $3.87, up nearly 4 cents from a week ago and over 30 cents from a year ago, according to the Department of Energy.

Last week, the average gas price was $3.83 a gallon, which matched the previous March record according to data going back to 1990.

The West Coast was once again the most expensive region, with an average gas price of $4.23, up almost 2 cents from last week and an increase of over 37 cents from a year ago.

The least expensive region was the Rocky Mountain region, at $3.62 a gallon. That region had the highest increase from last week: 14 cents. Gas in that region climbed almost 24 cents from a year ago.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Stories You May Be Interested In:

BBB Warns of Summer Festival  Scammers

16 May 2017

EastIdahoNews.com staff

Pachangas restaurant moving to new location

22 May 2017

Paul Menser, BizMojo Idaho

Deseret Book building new store in Idaho Falls

16 May 2017

Paul Menser, BizMojo Idaho