Gas prices increase across upstate New York

Around New York State

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Gas prices in New York, and across the country, are up this week.

The national average of $2.16 is up three cents since last week, while New York’s is up two cents at $2.25.

One year ago, New York’s average price was $2.68, and the average across the U.S. was $2.58.

AAA says crude oil prices have steadily gone up since mid-November, resulting in higher prices at the pump.

Here’s a breakdown of average prices seen across upstate New York:

  • Batavia – $2.22 (up three cents since last week)
  • Buffalo – $2.19 (up two cents since last week)
  • Ithaca – $2.24 (up six cents since last week)
  • Rochester – $2.24 (up three cents since last week)
  • Rome – $2.33 (up three cents since last week)
  • Syracuse – $2.19 (up five cents since last week)
  • Watertown – $2.30 (up two cents since last week)

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