(Undated) -- Gas prices are rising in Nebraska after dropping 10 cents at the start of 2022.
According to the American Automobile Association, the average price for regular unleaded in Nebraska is $3.23 a gallon, which is 6 cents higher than last week and 13 cents higher than a month ago.
Gas prices are rising even sharper in Omaha where the average is up over 15 cents in the last month. Some of the most expensive gas in Nebraska is in Kearney, where the average is $3.33 a gallon.
The state's gas prices are rising after falling 10 cents at the end of last year. The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy reports the average gas price for regular unleaded in the state was $3.21 a gallon at the start of November, but fell to $3.12 a gallon by the start of 2022.
Despite rising by an average of 11 cents since the start of the new year, gas in Nebraska remains over 20 cents cheaper than the national average.
AAA says the the average price for regular unleaded in the U.S. is $3.44 a gallon, which is up 8 cents in the last week and nearly 14 cents from last month.
AAA reports the average gas price for Nebraska's largest cities are the following:
Grand Island: $3.24
North Platte: $3.32