State Watch

10 states with the highest gas prices over Memorial Day weekend

The prices are dispalyed above the various grades of gasoline available at a Conoco station Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The nation’s average gas price reached $4.62 cents on Memorial Day, the start of the summer driving season, but some states have been especially hard hit by higher gas prices.  

Here are the ten states where it costs most to fill up your tank, according to AAA.  

California: $6.15 a gallon 

Most expensive counties:  San Francisco ($6.44 a gallon), Humboldt ($6.62 a gallon), San Mateo ($6:41 a gallon) 

Hawaii: $5.44 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Kauai ($5.82 a gallon), Hawaii ($5.61 a gallon) 

Nevada: $5.30 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Mineral ($5.78 a gallon), Washoe ($5.76 a gallon), Pershing ($5.72 a gallon) 

Washington: $5.23 a gallon  

Most expensive counties: San Juan ($5.84 a gallon), Pacific ($5.44 a gallon), Skamania ($5.55 a gallon) 

Alaska: $5.20 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Prince Wales Ketchikan ($5.60 a gallon), Valdez Cordova ($5.57 a gallon), Denali ($5.53 a gallon) 

Oregon: $5.20 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Curry ($5.39 a gallon), Josephine ($5.34 a gallon), Coos ($5.32 a gallon) 

Illinois: $5.00 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Cook ($5.37 a gallon), DuPage ($5.11), Lake ($5.07) 

Arizona: $4.95 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Maricopa ($5.26 a gallon), Mohave ($4.86 a gallon), Coconino ($4.82 a gallon) 

New York: $4.93 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: New York ($5.42 a gallon), Westchester ($5.09), Bronx ($5.04) 

Maine: $4.77 a gallon 

Most expensive counties: Aroostook ($4.83 a gallon), Cumberland ($4.81 a gallon), Somerset ($4.81 a gallon) 

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