May 16, 2022–5:40 p.m.
Georgia gas prices jumped 15-cents a gallon in one week.
Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $3.98 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.
Monday’s state average is 27 cents more than last month and $1.01 more than this time last year.
It now costs motorists $59.70 to fill a 15-gallon tank of regular gasoline.
According to AAA, crude oil prices remain above $105 a barrel, causing gas prices to rise higher.
Local averages on Monday morning were $3.94 in Floyd County and Chattooga County, $3.95 in Gordon County, $3.97 in Polk County, and $3.98 in Bartow County.