What are gas prices in the US and each state? Today 21 June 2022
As the US considers pausing federal gas tax as an option to cut prices given current domestic and world developments, we assess where things stand.
On Sunday we listened to the US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm say that President Joe Biden’s administration was continuing its objective to bring down fuel prices for Americans by evaluating a pause on federal gas tax. As we await further action, let’s have a look around the country and see where the prices currently sit.
According to the AAA Gas Prices website, which is a public service of the United States of America’s largest motoring and leisure travel membership organization, the following price information is made available. Every day up to 120,000 stations are surveyed in cooperation with WEX Inc. for unmatched statistical reliability.
Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022
Today’s national average: $4.968
Selected states daily average (remember that prices vary across the state):
New York $5.000
Gas cost calculator
The AAA provides a neat calculator to help Americans work out their likely cost of gas for the journey, either one-way or round trip. Just enter your starting location plus two, or three, destinations as well as car model details.
In which states is gas most expensive?
The five states for the highest average regular gas prices today are:
In which states is gas least expensive?
The five states for the lowest average regular gas prices today are:
South Carolina $4.520
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