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Gas prices hit another record high in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — If you have not deliberate out your festivities for Memorial Day weekend, its most likely since you are trying to find the most effective reductions.

The common value of a gallon of self-serve common gasoline in San Diego County inched as much as a brand new record high Saturday, rising one- tenth of a cent to $6.02. As gasoline prices hit another record high as we’re heading into Memorial Day weekend, may it’s the costliest vacation on the pump?

With inflation skyrocketing and coping with outrageous gasoline prices like these it appears almost inconceivable to e book a trip. CBS 8 spent the day at a gasoline station in Kearny Mesa that can assist you determine how a lot it could value to plan a visit to a few well-liked locations that the common San Diego driver might contemplate spending this upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

The numbers

For a mean driver with a 14 gallon gas tank, you might be taking a look at paying about $26 extra per refill this vacation weekend in line with AAA. This provides as much as about $90 {dollars} to refill your tank and drive to Disneyland and again to San Diego.

If you intend on staying native, a visit to the seashore would may value an estimated $20, relying on the place to begin.

The common value had remained unchanged Friday after growing for 16 of the earlier 17 days, rising 24.4 cents, in line with figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

It is 10.8 cents multiple week in the past, 27.2 cents greater than one month in the past and $1.86 higher than one year in the past.

The nationwide common value remained unchanged at a record $4.59.

“The reasons for the increase are not just the (Ukraine) war and some refinery supply issues, but also inflation and competition for resources to produce diesel fuel, which is about 50 cents more expensive than regular unleaded gasoline,” stated Doug Shupe, the Automobile Club of Southern California’s company communications supervisor.

“Memorial Day travel will likely add to the demand for gasoline. The Auto Club expects an 11% increase in holiday weekend travel volume compared to last year.”

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