The pain at the pump in Bellaire increased by almost a dime again last week.
Average retail gasoline prices rose another 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69 per gallon as of yesterday.
This compares with the national average that has increased 7.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.74 per gallon, according to gasoline price website HoustonGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Bellaire during the past week, prices yesterday were 98.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 27.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
The national average has increased 21.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 87.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.