Statewide average gas prices rise 1 cent, Lansing area prices jump higher

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 1 cent per gallon in the past week.

The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.63 per gallon. Prices are about 43 cents more than at the same point last year.

According to online gas price monitor GasBuddy.com drivers in Lansing saw a bigger jump at the pump.

Average retail gasoline prices in Lansing have risen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.58 a gallon.

Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.56 per gallon in the Jackson area, according to AAA.

The highest was about $2.76 per gallon in the Marquette area. AAA says it was the second week in a row that the Marquette area had the highest average price in the state.

The Detroit-area’s average decreased about 3 cents to about $2.58 per gallon.