Gas prices took a significant one-day jump in Bellingham, according to a report from AAA Washington.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the Bellingham metro area was $3.92 on Friday, Feb. 24, up seven cents from the previous day. It’s also up 22 cents from a week earlier and up 35 cents from a month ago.
Diesel prices in Bellingham also took a big one-day jump, rising six cents to $4.35 a gallon.
Bellingham’s gas prices were the highest among Washington’s major metro areas, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report. The Seattle area had the next highest, at $3.88 a gallon. Spokane had the least expensive, at $3.40 a gallon.
The record average high price in Bellingham was set in June 2008, peaking at $4.50 a gallon. Bellingham’s record high for diesel was set in May 2008, hitting $4.98 a gallon.