Gas Prices Break Record Number Of Days Above $3 Gallon

By  //  May 23, 2014

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ABOVE VIDEO: The national average of a gallon of gas broke the record with 1,245 straight days above $3.00 per gallon.

Prices at the Racetrac gas station on Merritt Island during Memorial Day Weekend.

Each year, Memorial Day is among the days with the highest percentage of Americans travelling across the country, and their travel costs continue to rise.

Entering this weekend, gas prices broke a record by after they passed the 1,245th day with the national average of a gallon of gasoline over $3.00, according to AAA, marking nearly three and a half years above $3 per gallon.

May 20 marks the 1,245th straight day that the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline costs more than $3 a gallon, according to AAA data. That’s nearly three-and-a-half years above $3 a gallon.

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