In the last week alone, Florida's gas prices rose almost 10 cents to an average of $2.818 as of Monday morning.
AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have risen about 7 cents in the past week. That compares to national average that has increased 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.86.
$2.37/g in 2017, $2.15/g in 2016, $2.74/g in 2015, $3.49/g in 2014 and $3.42/g in 2013.
The West Palm Beach-Boca Raton market easily had the most expensive gas in Florida with prices averaging $2.92 per gallon.
Gas prices are now 49 cents higher than a year ago yesterday. On a global level, economic sanctions against Iran are prohibiting it from exporting as much oil to the USA, which is driving up prices.
On Sunday, the average gallon of gas cost $2.82 in the Sunshine State, the highest they have been since November 2014. "In addition, as money continues to flow into commodities as bets for higher oil prices rise, there's a strong chance of seeing crude oil prices continue to rally in the weeks ahead, with odds of hitting $3/gallon nationally now better than 65% just in time for the summer driving season".
Looking state-by-state, the largest weekly changes in average gas prices were seen in: OH (+15c), Nevada (+12c), DE (+11c), MI (+10c), Florida (+10c), Wyoming (+10c), Minnesota (+9c), Kentucky (+9c), Missouri (+9c) and West Virginia (+9c).
For live fuel price averages, visit fuelinsights.gasbuddy.com . MI ranked 16th in the nation for most expensive gas. GasBuddy is available on all mobile platforms.