With summer just around the corner, drivers in Nevada continue to feel the heat at the pump.
Gasoline prices in Nevada increased by 43 cents from a month ago to $3.49 per gallon, according to AAA.
Gas prices in Clark County averaged $3.48, an increase of 5 cents from a week ago and 43 cents from a month ago. Mineral County posted the highest average at $3.76. Elko County recorded the lowest average at $3.24.
Nevada has the fourth highest average in the country, trailing California ($4.09), Hawaii ($3.64) and Washington ($3.53).
Nevada’s prices are well above the national average of $2.88. AAA said 27 states had gas prices decrease or hold steady from a week ago.
Nine of the 10 highest average prices come from states located in the west. Pennsylvania ($3.05) was the lone state located east of Arizona and Utah to crack the top 10.
Alabama posted the lowest average at $2.50 per gallon, according to the AAA.
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