Arizona gasoline prices climb for 9th week in row

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Posted: Mar 02, 2012 11:39 AM
Arizona gasoline prices climb for 9th week in row

Gasoline prices in Arizona are higher at the pumps for the ninth consecutive week.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average price around the state for unleaded regular gasoline is $3.76 a gallon at the pumps. That's up by nearly 18 cents from last week.

Arizona's fuel average has increased by nearly 40 cents since the first week of January.

This week's national average is $3.73 per gallon, an increase of almost 13 cents.

Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.60 a gallon while Scottsdale has the highest price at $3.85.

Wyoming has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $3.17 a gallon with California having the highest at $4.33 a gallon.