Gas Prices Expected to Peak Before Summer

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/02 2014 10:20AM

Updated 05/02 2014 10:21AM

Americans may get a break at the pumps during the summer travel season. Gas prices usually climb during the peak summer vacation months

This year prices seem to be rising ahead of that time period, according to to USATODAY.

Gas is averaging about $3.69 a gallon. That's up from $3.53 a month ago.

But wholesale prices seem to have topped out since hitting a high of $3.11 last week.

Prices averaged $2.94 a gallon on Thursday.

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