Double digit increase pushes Watertown gas prices back above $3.00 a gallon

Mike Tanner/KWAT Radio

June 30, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Just in time for people making that Fourth of July trip. or taking a vacation, gas prices have taken a jump in Watertown, and a rather sizable one at that.

Prices at many stations jumped 11 cents a gallon Tuesday, from $2.94 to $3.05 a gallon.

Prices have been on a steady climb over the past six months.

Triple-A puts the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded at $3.03 a gallon.

A year ago at this time, it was $2.17 a gallon.

For a look at prices around the country, click here: https://gasprices.aaa.com/