COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Prices for a gallon of gas in the Columbus area saw a big jump in the past week.  

GasBuddy reports the average cost for a gallon of gas for Columbus drivers was $3.82, up 50.3 cents since last week.  

Prices are 56.2 cents higher than a month ago and $1.14 higher than a year ago.  

The cheapest gas station around Columbus was $3.69, while the most expensive was $4.10.  

Nationally, gas prices have risen 46.5 cents and are average $4.06 a gallon.