AAA: Texas gas prices average $2.07 per gallon at the pump

As Texas travelers are preparing to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend, they’ll see a slight increases in gas prices at the pump, compared to last week, according to AAA Texas.

The average price at the pump in the state is at $2.07 per gallon of regular unleaded gas. The price is seven cents higher than last week, but 44 cents lower than Memorial Day weekend in 2015.

The report from the organization says drivers in major metropolitan areas were surveyed in the Lone Star State with the following results: Dallas are paying the most on average at $2.15 per gallon, while drivers in San Antonio are paying the least at $1.99 per gallon. Nationwide drivers are paying an average of $2.29, which is six cents higher than last week and 45 cents less per gallon than last year.

Current gas prices are at the highest point for 2016.

 

Area Current 5/24/16 5/17/16 Difference Year Ago 5/24/15 Difference Record High Date Record High Price
National $2.29 $2.23 +0.06 $2.74 -0.45 07/17/08 $4.11
State $2.07 $2.00 +0.07 $2.51 -0.44 07/17/08 $3.98
Amarillo $2.05 $1.94 +0.11 $2.46 -0.41 07/16/08 $3.98
Austin-San Marcos $2.04 $1.99 +0.05 $2.49 -0.45 07/17/08 $3.97
Beaumont $2.03 $1.98 +0.05 $2.45 -0.42 07/16/08 $4.00
Corpus Christi $2.00 $1.97 +0.03 $2.48 -0.48 07/15/08 $3.96
Dallas $2.15 $2.01 +0.14 $2.58 -0.43 07/16/08 $3.98
El Paso $2.06 $2.06 0.00 $2.65 -0.59 07/17/08 $3.97
Ft. Worth $2.14 $2.00 +0.14 $2.57 -0.43 07/16/08 $3.97
Galveston $2.05 $2.00 +0.05 $2.48 -0.43 07/14/08 $3.97
Houston $2.04 $2.00 +0.04 $2.49 -0.45 07/17/08 $3.96
San Antonio $1.99 $1.95 +0.04 $2.47 -0.48 07/16/08 $3.96
Texarkana $2.08 $2.01 +0.07 $2.48 -0.40 07/17/08 $3.98