COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Gas prices in the Columbus area remained nearly the same from the previous week.  

According to GasBuddy, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Columbus area is $3.70, which is one cent cheaper than last week.  

Prices are 26 cents lower than a month ago and 88.5 cents higher than a year ago.  

GasBuddy reports the cheapest gas station in Columbus was $3.30 a gallon, while the most expensive was $4.09.  

Nationally, the price for a gallon of gas increased 4.4 cents to $4.11. That is 13.3 cents cheaper than a month ago, but $1.24 higher than a year ago.