RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The average price of a gallon of gas in Virginia has increased to $3.12, a 16-cent climb from $2.96 a week before.

Costs have increased across the country, following a milestone decrease last week. The national average for regular gas currently sits at $3.23 a gallon compared to $3.10 a week ago but $3.29 this time last year, according to AAA.

In Virginia, AAA figures show the current average cost per gallon of regular gas is $3.12. This time last year, it was $3.15.

The average cost of diesel gas in Virginia remains higher than last year, with today’s current price per gallon at $4.84. AAA data shows it was $3.49 at this point in 2021.

Prices have increased this week, but not in every Virginia county and city. According to AAA, here are some of the different prices across the commonwealth:

  • Chesterfield County: $3.11
  • Hanover County: $3.16
  • Henrico County: $3.15
  • City of Richmond: $3.14
  • Fairfax County: $3.36
  • City of Alexandria: $3.38
  • City of Emporia: $3.24
  • Loudoun County: $3.14
  • Fauquier County: $3.15
  • Louisa County: $3.16