Tennessee's per-gallon gas price average increases 10 cents

The average per-gallon price of regular gas in Tennessee was $3.35 Sunday, a rise of 10 cents compared to the mark from the previous week, according to AAA.

Relatedly, the Nashville market's per-gallon gas price average (see below) on Sunday was $3.37, up six cents from the $3.31 mark from a week ago.

Retail gasoline prices have continued to inch lower in recent weeks, AAA reports. However, rising crude oil prices could mean the national average price at the pump is near its summer low. In 2011, the national average reached a seasonal low of $3.54 per gallon on June 30. In 2012, it bottomed at $3.33 on July 2.

The cost of oil last Wednesday settled above $100 per barrel for the first time since May 3, 2012.

The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.47, the same figure compared to the mark of last week. For comparison with Tennessee’s average of $3.35, Georgia’s average price for a gallon of regular gas as $3.45 yesterday, 11 cents less than the mark of last Sunday.