The same trend is seen across the country as prices are more than 46 cents higher than this time past year.
The average price of gas across South Dakota today is $2.70, already 33 cents higher than on this same day a year ago. Johnson City's average stood at $2.63. But the price was as low as $2.53 at many stations across the area. Now at $2.81, today's national average is the highest since 2014. "Even with gasoline demand remaining flat during the past two weeks, the national gas average increased five cents in the past two weeks with other factors driving prices, including the switchover to summer blend, geopolitical events, global supply and US production".
Prices of crude oil and gasoline already had been steadily rising.
Crude oil closed down following the announcement Tuesday that the United States was leaving the Iran nuclear deal, but prices jumped about 2.5% in electronic trading Wednesday to more than $71 a barrel for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude.
The Associated Press reports this jump in USA oil prices could indicate costlier gas and goods, but that it's still not clear if it would slow down the overall economy.
An organization spokesman says crude oil prices topped $70 a barrel on Monday, and geopolitical tensions have forced the market upward.
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You'd have to guess that if supporters of the gas tax repeal kick out the jams on advertising the easier connection between higher gas prices and higher taxes would be the easier sell.
Palm Beach County's average price fell a penny to $2.85 per gallon as it remained the state's costliest market, according to AAA.
Sanctions on Iran could put gas prices as high as $3 a gallon this summer, DeHaan said.
Politics now remains the largest question mark on where fuel prices will track in the coming weeks, as Memorial Day and the start of the summer driving season loom ahead.
Drivers are not thrilled about the prospect of higher pump prices. Also pushing prices higher is the shift to a summer blend of gasoline that reduces smog.