The website, which tracks the price of fuel across the county, shows that the price of gas peaked nationally on March 11, at $4.35 a gallon — a historical record. In South Carolina, that reached about $4.07.
The price of fuel began spiking in late February after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The price of fuel then decreased for weeks until about Wednesday, when it hit about $3.77 a gallon. Wednesday’s price is the highest it has been since April 3, according to GasBuddy.
The lowest price of gas this year was $3.28 a gallon on Jan. 2.
On Thursday, gas was an average of $4.10 across the nation. The highest price was in California, at $5.68 a gallon, and the lowest in Georgia, at $3.71 a gallon.
Four locations were tied Thursday morning for the least expensive gas in South Carolina. Two of those are Sam’s Clubs — one in Greenville, the other in Columbia. The others were Hot Spot in Pickens and a Costco in Columbia. Gas was priced at $3.48 a gallon at all four locations.