Average retail gasoline prices in Bellaire have risen another 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week.
The rise, which came on the heels of a six-cent-plus increase the week before, brought the average cost for a gallon of unleaded regular to $2.63.
The current cost compares with the national average that increased 1.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.83 per gallon, according to gasoline price website HoustonGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Bellaire during the past week, prices yesterday were 25.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 11.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
The national average has increased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 27.9 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.