Roxborough Gas Prices Up in February
AAA says the national average for gas prices rose 49 cents last month.
Right now, the cheapest tank of gas to be had in the Manayunk-Roxborough area is at the Wawa on Ridge Avenue at $3.74 per gallon.
The Getty on Ridge Ave. is chargin $3.76 per gallon as is the A Plus also on Ridge.
According to the AAA that's four cents cheaper than the national average of $3.78 per gallon. In total, national gas prices have risen 49 cents since the beginning of the year.
AAA says that gas prices started the year at $3.23 per gallon.
AAA expects gas prices to peak at a lower national average than last year’s high of $3.94 per gallon. While seasonal gas prices have recently peaked in April or May, it is possible that prices will peak even earlier this year.
The five states with the highest averages today include: Hawaii ($4.37), Calif. ($4.24), Alaska ($4.02), N.Y. ($4.01) and Conn. ($3.99). The five states with the lowest averages today include: Wyo. ($3.29), Mont. ($3.29), Utah ($3.43), Idaho ($3.45) and N.M. ($3.49).