Gas prices in the Midwest region increased compared to last week: see how much here

Regional gasoline prices rose for the second straight week and averaged $3.41 per gallon for regular on Monday, up from last week’s price of $3.31 per gallon, according to THE U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The average price of fuel in the Midwest region has increased about 31 cents since last month. Gas prices in the region over the past year have been as low as $2.77 on January 8, 2024, and as high as $3.77 on August 14, 2023, according to the EIA.

A year ago, the average gasoline price in the Midwest region was 5 percent lower, at $3.24 per gallon.

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The average gas price in the United States last week was $3.52, making prices in the Midwest region about 3.3% lower than the national average. The national average gas price is up from last week’s average of $3.45 per gallon.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s count of prices in Midwestern states includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated from data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Please leave your comments or corrections for this story here. This story was written by Ozge Terzioglu.

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