By DeJanay Booth

(CBS Detroit) — Gas prices are breaking records across the nation for the second day in a row.

According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of gas on Wednesday is $4.25.

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In Michigan, the state average is one penny less at $4.24 a gallon. The average price is also 1 cent less than the highest recorded average in the state, which was on May 4, 2011.

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On average, the cheapest gas across the Metro Detroit area can be found in Wayne County at $4.22 per gallon, while the most expensive is in Oakland County at $4.27 per gallon.

Macomb County is sitting at $4.25 a gallon.

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Gas in the state is 87 cents more than this time last month and $1.47 more than this time next year.

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