Tucson hits $3.37 as gas prices keep rising

2013-02-21T19:33:00Z 2013-02-21T19:35:53Z Tucson hits $3.37 as gas prices keep risingThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 21, 2013 7:33 pm  • 

Arizona motorists are paying more at the pump again this week.

The average statewide price for regular gasoline is $3.62 a gallon, AAA Arizona said Thursday.

That’s more than 13 cents higher than last week and a rise of 52 cents over the past month.

Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.37 a gallon — up 11 cents per gallon since last week.

This week’s national average is $3.77 per gallon, up 15 cents from last week.

AAA analysts say the price rise has been propelled since mid-January by regional refinery issues and the approaching switchover to summer-blend gasoline.

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