Gas prices rise by five cents over past week

By WEEK Reporter

Gas prices rise by five cents over past week

February 11, 2013 Updated Feb 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Average retail gas prices in Peoria have risen five cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com.

This compares with the national average that has increased 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.55 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices Sunday were 17.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day in 2012 and are 40.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 28.2 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 7.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day in 2012.

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