The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.64.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices will likely continue to rise as crude oil costs remain high.
The price at the pump has climbed 46 cents since Nov. 20. The highest average price in the nation is $3.57 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In North Dakota, the current price average stands at $2.55 per gallon. In some parts of the state North Dakotans are even seeing prices at $2.65 and $2.79 a gallon.
Compared to last months average which stood at $2.29 a gallon, gas prices have gone up close to 30 cents.
The lowest average is $2.20 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The average price of diesel went up 10 cents over the same period to $2.85.