TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Gas prices on Wednesday held steady with the national average at $3.50 a gallon, according to AAA.
That mark is the same as it was on Tuesday and up 2 cents from $3.48 a week ago.
It’s also up 30 cents from $3.20 a month ago and 13 cents from $3.37 a year ago.
The median price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Kansas on Wednesday was $3.20, AAA says. That’s 30 cents less than the national average.
The mean Kansas price was unchanged Wednesday from the $3.20 reported Tuesday, according to AAA.
However, unleaded gasoline in Kansas was up 4 cents from $3.16 a week ago and 40 cents from $2.80 a month ago. Wednesday’s average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Kansas also increased 12 cents from $3.08 a year ago.
Meanwhile, the national average price for a gallon of diesel on Wednesday was $4.67 a gallon, the same as on Tuesday, according to AAA. That amount is 1 cent higher than $4.66 a week ago, but 1 cent lower than $4.68 a month ago.
Wednesday’s national average price for a gallon of diesel was 94 cents higher than $3.73 a year ago, AAA said.
In Kansas, diesel averaged $4.16 a gallon on Wednesday, AAA says. That amount was up 1 cent from $4.15 on Tuesday and 2 cents up from $4.13 a week ago. It’s also up 12 cents from $4.04 a month ago and 69 cents from $3.47 a year ago.
According to GasBuddy.com, the price of unleaded gasoline in Topeka ranged from $3.07 to $3.29 on Wednesday.
A gallon of diesel fuel in Topeka went from $3.94 to $4.39 on Wednesday, according to GasBuddy.com.