The average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped more than seven cents over a two-week period to $2.92.
If it keeps going this way, gas will easily be over the three dollar mark by the unofficial start of the summer season on Memorial Day.
The numbers come from the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.
Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $3.05. Premium was at $3.16.
The Bay Area is not on the top of the national list.
Diesel was at $3.15, up 6.87 cents from two weeks ago.
In California, the average price for a gallon of regular rose about six cents to $311.62.
Bakersfield had the state's least expensive gas at $3.04 a gallon. As usual, San Francisco was the steepest at $3.15.