DEARBORN, Mich. (WLUC) - AAA Michigan reports that the statewide average daily gas price increased about 7 cents. Michigan’s current daily statewide average is about $2.69 per gallon, about 7 cents more than last week’s average and about 48 cents more than this same time last year.
Metro Detroit’s average daily gas price increased about two cents. Metro Detroit’s current average is about $2.66 per gallon, about 2 cents more than last week’s average and about 36 cents more than this same time last year.
Of the ten Michigan metro areas surveyed by AAA for self-serve unleaded fuel prices, the lowest average price can be found in the Metro Detroit area where it’s about $2.66 a gallon. The highest average price can be found in the Traverse City area, where it’s about $2.76 a gallon.
According to the latest reports from AAA:
State: Michigan ranked 21st in the nation for most expensive average daily gas price
Regional: As pipelines begin to reopen and gasoline deliveries to the Midwest get back on track, motorists will start to see some relief with lower gas prices during the month. The EIA’s latest report shows recent Midwest gasoline inventories remain steady at 52.2 million.