, the cheapest gas around could be found in Westport, at $3.62 for a gallon of regular unleaded — now it's at $3.75, in a steep rise that mirrors national and statewide market trends.
In Connecticut, the average gallon of regular gasoline costs $3.74, according to AAA's "Fuel Gauge Report," with mid-grade at $3.87, premium at $3.98 and diesel at $4.13.
Those figures mark about a penny rise over last week and steep rise over last month, with the week-ago prices for the same fuel at $3.74, $3.85, $3.96 and $4.11 — and the month-ago prices at $3.35, $3.47, $3.59 and $3.73.
Just one year ago, a gallon of gas in Connecticut would cost, on average, $2.92, with mid-grade at $3.17, premium at $3.25 and diesel at $3.17.
If you're planning to fill your gas tank up today, we're saving you the search around town with a list of where you can get the cheapest gas. Here's a look, and be sure to give us tips on cheaper gas in the area in the Comments section below:Vendor Address Price Global 347 Main Avenue (Norwalk) $3.75 Citgo 386 Danbury Road (Wilton) $3.77 Citgo 332 Wilton Road (Westport) $3.82 BP
210 Danbury Road (Wilton) $3.85
Sunoco 527 Main Avenue (Norwalk) $3.85
Information compiled from gasprices.mapquest.com and the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report.