Gas prices increase in Lubbock and Texas.

According to this week’s KFYO News Gas Price Survey, the average price for retail gasoline in the Hub City is $3.30 per gallon, an increase of two cents from last week’s survey.

The increase in fuel comes the week before most public schools in Texas start the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Motorists in Lubbock were paying more at the pump last year at $3.43 per gallon and even less in August of 2010 at $2.55.

Statewide prices increased a penny to $3.42 a gallon according to AAA Texas. Nationally, prices also fell one cent to $3.53 per gallon.

AAA Texas Gas Survey

 

Area Current 08/22/13 08/15/13 Difference Year Ago 08/22/12 Difference Record High Date Record High Price
National $3.53 $3.54 -0.01 $3.72 -0.19 07/17/08 $4.11
State $3.42 $3.41 +0.01 $3.55 -0.13 07/17/08 $3.98
Amarillo $3.38 $3.34 +0.04 $3.45 -0.07 07/16/08 $3.98
Austin-San Marcos $3.39 $3.40 -0.01 $3.56 -0.17 07/17/08 $3.97
Beaumont $3.36 $3.38 -0.02 $3.52 -0.16 07/16/08 $4.00
Corpus Christi $3.35 $3.36 -0.01 $3.53 -0.18 07/15/08 $3.96
Dallas $3.48 $3.42 +0.06 $3.58 -0.10 07/16/08 $3.98
El Paso $3.33 $3.36 -0.03 $3.31 +0.02 07/17/08 $3.97
Ft. Worth $3.48 $3.40 +0.08 $3.59 -0.11 07/16/08 $3.97
Galveston $3.42 $3.44 -0.02 $3.54 -0.12 07/14/08 $3.97
Houston $3.40 $3.42 -0.02 $3.54 -0.14 07/17/08 $3.96
San Antonio $3.39 $3.39 0.00 $3.52 -0.13 07/16/08 $3.96
Texarkana $3.39 $3.36 +0.03 $3.56 -0.17 07/17/08 $3.98