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Gas prices hit record high in Wisconsin on Memorial Day

Posted at 6:04 PM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 19:08:44-04

MILWAUKEE — If you weren't at the beach Monday, you may have been traveling and seeing unprecedented prices at the pumps.

According to AAA, the national average of gas hit $4.62 a gallon Monday. That is a new record and 44 cents higher than it was a month ago. Last Memorial Day, it was $3.05 a gallon.

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Wisconsin's average is 20 cents cheaper than the national average. In Milwaukee County, it is five cents higher than the national average at $4.67 for a gallon of gas.

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Wisconsin gas prices compared to national gas prices on May 30, 2022.

According to AAA, here are the average gas prices for a regular gallon of gas on Memorial Day:

  • Milwaukee County: $4.67
  • Racine County: $4.61
  • Kenosha County: $4.67
  • Waukesha County: $4.60
  • Washington County: $4.52
  • Ozaukee County: $4.60
  • Walworth County: $4.42
  • Jefferson County: $4.35
  • Dodge County: $4.32
  • Fond du Lac County: $4.27
  • Sheboygan County: $4.32
  • Calumet County: $4.22
  • Manitowoc County: $4.28

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