National average price of gasoline approaching $5.00 a gallon

June 7, 2022
Mike Tanner

UNDATED–Current gasoline prices in the United States paint an ugly picture for travelers and commuters.

AAA Auto Club reports the average national price for a gallon of unleaded today is $4.91 a gallon, the highest its ever been.

Diesel fuel prices have also never been higher. They’re at $5.68 a gallon nationally.

Prices in South Dakota are slightly lower, but still at all-time highs. A gallon of unleaded in South Dakota averages $4.61 a gallon. Diesel fuel in the state averages $5.26 a gallon.

One year ago at this time, the national average for unleaded was $3.05 a gallon. In South Dakota, the average was $2.90 a gallon.

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