Gas prices continue climbing in South Dakota and nationally

Pumping gas

March 15, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Gasoline prices continue rising as we head toward spring.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) says the nationwide average today is $2.86 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

A week ago, the average was $2.77 a gallon.

A month ago, the average was $2.50 a gallon, and one year ago, it was $2.26 a gallon.

South Dakota’s statewide average is $2.82 a gallon, the highest in the upper Midwest.

Prices have risen 72-cents a gallon since Thanksgiving.

AAA’s latest gasoline report can be found by clicking here: https://gasprices.aaa.com/