GasBuddy Today Latest Updates 2022: Gas in Madison jumped 54¢ last week with little relief in sight, GasBuddy report

After reporting over the weekend that gas prices nationwide had topped four dollars per gallon for the first time since 2008, new data from GasBuddy show drivers in Madison are paying more than half-dollar more this week than they were just seven days ago

In its weekly snapshot, the company indicates prices climbed to an average of $3.81/gallon in the Wisconsin capital. GasBuddy reports that price is more than 54 cents higher than where it stood last Monday, based on its survey of 210 gas stations in the city

None of those stations currently sit above that magical four-dollar mark, based on Sunday’s tally, the company noted. It found the most expensive location Sunday was charging $3.99/gallon, while the cheapest was $3.49/gallon

Across Wisconsin, while some drivers were paying a – relatively – low $3.39/gallon, while others in the state were forking over $4.29 for a gallon of ga

Both Appleton and Milwaukee were seeing average prices within a penny of Madison. Drivers going through Rockford will definitely want to fill up before reaching the Illinois city, where they are paying $4.21 per gallon

Over the weekend, when GasBuddy revealed the U.S. average crossed the $4 threshold for the first time in more than a decade, its head of petroleum analysis Patrick De Haan cautioned drivers to be prepared to dig even deeper as the normal increase this time of year is combined with the ongoing war in Ukraine

“California could be heading for $5.50 per gallon with more stations charging $6 and beyond