Gas Prices Spring Forward

April 4, 2011 Updated Apr 4, 2011 at 8:14 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Gas Prices Spring Forward

April 4, 2011 Updated Apr 4, 2011 at 8:14 AM EDT

Buffalo, April 4- ( release ) Average retail gasoline prices in Buffalo have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.77/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 7.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64/g, according to gasoline price website BuffaloGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Buffalo during the past week, prices yesterday were 83.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 17.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 79.3 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

About BuffaloGasPrices.com

GasBuddy operates GasBuddy.com, BuffaloGasPrices.com, and over 225 other local gasoline price-tracking websites that follow prices at over 125,000 gasoline stations in the United States and Canada. GasBuddy also uses Facebook (facebook.com/gasbuddy) Twitter (twitter.com/gasbuddy), and phone apps to keep motorists ahead of changing gasoline prices. GasBuddy.com was named one of Time magazine's 50 best websites and to PC World's 100 most useful websites of 2008.