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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.

What are today's gas prices in the US and each state?
MIKE SEGARREUTERS

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.

AAA gas prices in the US, 21 June
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AAA gas prices in the US, 21 June

Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022

Today’s national average: $4.968

Selected states daily average (remember that prices vary across the state):

California $6.382

Texas $4.638

Florida $4.791

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:

California $6.382

Nevada $5.636

Alaska $5.600

Hawaii $5.500

Washington $5.537

In which states is gas least expensive?

The five states for the lowest average regular gas prices today are:

Georgia $4.463

Misssissippi $4.478

Arkansas $4.506

Louisiana $4.512

South Carolina $4.520