US retail gas prices rose an average of 10 cents this week, jumping to $2.61. The 27-week average price is now at $2.51. The Midwest region saw the largest climb of 28 cents, hitting $2.74. The Rocky Mountain region had a four-cent increase to $2.84.

The Central Atlantic region saw the largest decrease of four cents to $2.63, while the East Coast region fell three cents.

Ohio jumped 42 cents this week, hitting $2.85 and bringing the 27-day average price to $2.52. The next largest increase was Minnesota, jumping from $2.46 to $2.71.

Retail Gasoline Prices (Mon)
 
 
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  U.S. 2.66 2.61 2.56 2.51 2.61 0.10 Report
  East Coast 2.63 2.59 2.54 2.49 2.46 -0.03 Report
  New England 2.70 2.65 2.61 2.55 2.53 -0.02 Report
  Central Atlantic 2.79 2.74 2.71 2.66 2.63 -0.04 Report
  Lower Atlantic 2.58 2.54 2.48 2.43 2.40 -0.02 Report
  Midwest 2.65 2.57 2.51 2.46 2.74 0.28 Report
  Gulf Coast 2.48 2.43 2.38 2.33 2.33 0.01 Report
  Rocky Mountain 2.84 2.86 2.83 2.80 2.84 0.04 Report
  West Coast 3.14 3.13 3.12 3.07 3.04 -0.02 Report
States Mon
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  Colorado 2.75 2.79 2.78 2.76 2.86 0.10 Report
  Florida 2.56 2.51 2.44 2.38 2.36 -0.02 Report
  New York 2.80 2.76 2.72 2.69 2.65 -0.03 Report
  Minnesota 2.76 2.69 2.59 2.46 2.71 0.25 Report
  Ohio 2.60 2.41 2.28 2.43 2.85 0.42 Report
  Texas 2.52 2.46 2.42 2.36 2.37 0.01 Report
  Washington 3.16 3.15 3.15 3.10 3.04 -0.07 Report
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  Cleveland 2.59 2.35 2.29 2.39 2.83 0.43 Report
  Denver 2.75 2.78 2.78 2.76 2.86 0.10 Report
  Miami 2.85 2.82 2.75 2.72 2.68 -0.04 Report
  Seattle 3.18 3.18 3.17 3.12 3.08 -0.04 Report