(CBS Detroit) — After seeing gas prices decline at the end of 2021, Michigan is seeing prices go back up this week.
According to AAA, gas prices are up by about 8 cents, averaging $3.18 a gallon for regular unleaded. The price is 4 cents less than this time last month but is still $1.01 more than this time last year.READ MORE: Study Suggests Replacing Michigan's Fuel Tax With Mileage-Based User Fees
“Typically, pump prices decline due to lower gas demand and a rise in total stocks, but continued growth in the price of crude oil has helped to elevate pump prices,” said Adrienne Woodland, spokesperson of AAA-The Auto Club Group.READ MORE: Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Seeks Additional Funding To Investigate LGBTQ Hate Crimes
Metro Detroit’s average daily gas price as of Monday is $3.23 per gallon, which is 1 cent more than last week’s average. The most expensive gas price is in Marquette at $3.31, with the lowest being Grand Rapids at $3.13.
Click here to view AAA’s state and metro gas averages.MORE NEWS: First Monkeypox Case Confirmed In Michigan: How To Keep Your Family Safe
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