PHOENIX (AP) — Gasoline prices around Arizona are up slightly at the pumps this week.
Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.19 per gallon, an increase of almost a penny from last week.
This week's national average is $2.28 per gallon, up by less than 1 cent from last week.
Triple-A analysts said Thursday that the East Valley that includes Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Queen Creek and Ahwatukee has Arizona's lowest average gasoline price at $2.10 a gallon with Flagstaff the highest at $2.41.
South Carolina has the lowest average gas price among states in the continental U.S. at $2.03 a gallon and California the highest at $2.90.