AAA Michigan: Statewide gas prices back to $3.00

Increase of 11 cents on average

DEARBORN, Mich. – AAA Michigan reported Sunday night the average price of gas across the state increased about 11 cents this past week. 

The auto club, based in Dearborn, says the average price of gas in Michigan as of Monday morning was about $3.00 per gallon. Michigan's daily statewide average gas prices are about 52 cents more than this same time last year.

The average price of gas last week was about $2.89.

Michigan’s lowest average price was in the Traverse City area, where it was about $2.95 per gallon. The highest average price was in the Ann Arbor area for the second week in a row, where it was $3.04 per gallon.

Metro Detroit's average gas price is about $3.00 -- an increase of about six cents from last week. Metro Detroit's average is about 59 cents more than this same time last year.

Michigan's 11-cent increase, compared to last week's, was the biggest change in average daily gas price in the nation.