These 5 States Have the Highest Gas Prices
Americans are definitely feeling the effects of inflation at the pump, with the average price of gas hitting $4.17 as of Tuesday.
Here are the five states that currently have the highest fuel prices:
Washington ranks in at number five, with an average price of $4.70 per gallon. Gas is most expensive in the Seattle area, with an average of $4.91 per gallon.
Gas prices in Alaska have hit an average of $4.71 per gallon. Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) has called on President Joe Biden to alleviate fuel costs by producing more oil here in the U.S.
“We can produce it at home with the highest of standards for environmental protection, if you will simply let us,” Dunleavy said.
Nevada comes in at number three, with an average of $5.17 per gallon.
Hawaii takes the silver, with an average of $5.22 per gallon. The island of Kauai has an average of $5.46.
California comes in at number one with an average price of $5.83 per gallon. Residents of the San Bernardino area currently pay an average of $5.91 per gallon.