The national average just passed $5 a gallon, a new record. Here in Idaho we are paying significantly more than the national average. Our average currently sits closer to $5.25 per gallon, with Camas County being hit the hardest with an average of almost $5.70 a gallon. The state of California is currently averaging roughly $6.42 a gallon, the highest average in the country. Our whole region has been deeply impacted by gas prices. The five states paying the most per gallon are California, Nevada, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
Well, the good news is gas has gone down in Idaho just slightly within the last week. The bad news is gas prices are still too high! And Idaho happens to be among the higher-priced states for gas. Numbers current as of April 11, 2022. Stacker created a breakdown of the numbers — How gas prices have changed in Idaho in the last week.
Usually when Idaho is topping a national chart it is for something positive but not this time. AAA Idaho did a study and on average in the gem state we had a 20-cent jump, in one month. That is a substantial leap for a 30 day period.