Motorists traveling over the Memorial Day weekend will find gasoline prices have started their summer price climb, and self-serve unleaded regular will cost about 94 cents, 2 cents more than in April, the California State Automobile Association says.
The AAA affiliate said gasoline prices have been on the rise for the past four months, although prices today for unleaded at self-service pumps are 8 cents lower than a year ago.CSAA says it expects no fuel shortages over the long weekend.
A CSAA survey of more than 600 service stations in Northern California and Nevada shows that prices of regular leaded at self-service pumps are averaging 88 cents a gallon this month, up 2 cents, with full-serve prices at $1.24, up 4 cents.
Unleaded regular at full-service pumps is $1.22.
Unleaded premium is averaging $1.02, a drop of 4 cents, with full-serve prices at $1.24, down 6 cents.