LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s average gas price shot up 37 cents this month, with prices climbing by 32 cents or more in every one of the state’s metro areas.
AAA said Tuesday that the average price of $3.88 per gallon is up 19 cents from the same time last March, when Nevadans were paying $3.69 per gallon.
Reno and Sparks tied for Nevada’s most expensive gas with average prices hitting $4.02. Elko gas is the cheapest at $3.77, even after seeing a nearly 50-cent jump this past month. Las Vegas’ average is $3.83.
Nevada’s price is higher than the $3.81 national average.
The cheapest gas in the country is in Casper, Wyo., where most drivers pay $3.20 per gallon. Fuel in Hilo, Hawaii, is the highest, at $4.61 per gallon.