CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – Drivers are paying a few pennies more per gallon this week compared with last week, according to the latest data from GasBuddy.
Prices rose 2.1 cents in the last week to an average of $2.92 per gallon. That’s based on GasBuddy’s survey of more than 3,000 gas stations across South Carolina.
That puts prices 11.6 cents per gallon higher than one month ago but 13 cents lower than one year ago.
“We’ve seen the national average price of gasoline inching higher now for three straight weeks, but I’m afraid the worst is yet to come,” GasBuddy Petroleum Analysis Head Patrick De Haan said.
As of Monday morning, the cheapest gas in the Lowcountry was $2.84, posted at stations in North Charleston and Summerville.
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