That sends gas prices up 48 cents in the last month alone.
Filling your tank now costs 32% more than it did the day before Russia invaded Ukraine.
The average price for seven states is now $5 or more, with Illinois becoming the latest to join this unpopular club, according to the AAA. New York and Arizona are just pennies off the $5 threshold. The average in California is now $6.19 a gallon.
No state has an average of $4.15 or lower, with Georgia coming in as low as $4.16.
Andy Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates, told CNN he expects the national average to reach $4.75 in the next 10 days.
Oil prices, the largest component of pump prices, continue to rise.
Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose 1% on Tuesday to close at its highest level in nearly three months. Brent crude rose 1.2% on Wednesday morning. The gains come after Europe agreed to phase out 90% of Russian oil imports by the end of the year.
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Oil rises as the markets are weighed down by the US debt deal, and the possibility of raising interest rates
European stocks lack momentum after the debt ceiling deal
Asian markets are rising after the US reached a debt ceiling agreement, and Japan stocks are at their highest levels since July 1990