The national average price of a gallon of gas recently climbed nine cents to $2.72. That's according to AAA Auto Club.
Colorado, Nevada, Michigan, and Oklahoma saw some of the largest weekly increases at +13 cents per gallon, while Arizona topped the list at +25 cents for the week, according to AAA.
The least expensive gas is found in mostly southern states:
The weekly average of $2.72 per gallon is a 30-cent increase since the beginning of February, and 28 cents more than a year ago, according to AAA data.
AAA forecasts gas prices will continue to increase during the month of March, but may stabilize in April.