Top 10 states with highest and lowest gasoline prices

HOUSTON — Gasoline prices generally have been on the rise after falling to a national average of $3.18 per gallon in November, according to AAA.  Still drivers are getting a pretty good deal compared to what they paid during March in recent years. On Tuesday, the national average for a gallon of regular reached $3.53. Last March, it rose above $3.60 per gallon and in March 2012 it was above $3.75.

AAA forecasts that pump prices will rise further before peaking between $3.55 and $3.75 per gallon  in coming weeks.

In Texas, the price of an average gallon of regular has risen six cents over the past week, reaching $3.35 on Tuesday, according to AAA. Still, drivers in the state have it easier than those in most of the rest of the country.  If Texas is getting to pricey for you, there are only nine other states that offer a better deal for drivers.

Check out the guide above to find out which states offer the highest and lowest prices for a gallon of regular gasoline.