Gas prices rise almost 20 cents in Peoria

By WEEK Reporter

Gas prices rise almost 20 cents in Peoria

February 4, 2013 Updated Feb 4, 2013 at 12:36 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have risen 19.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com.

This compares with the national average that has increased 14.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.48 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices yesterday were 12.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day in 2013 and are 36.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 21.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 4.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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