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Gas hits another high Wednesday in Columbus: $3.22 per gallon

Gasoline hit another record high Wednesday in Columbus.

The average price of regular unleaded climbed to $3.22 per gallon, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. It was five-tenths higher than the day before.

That's up from $2.94 per gallon a month ago and $2.41 per gallon on March 12 a year ago.

The highest average recorded in Georgia Wednesday was $3.25 per gallon in Savannah, also an all-time high for that city.

The state's lowest average could be found in Augusta, which was just under $3.10 per gallon.

Diesel also continues to rise, hitting its own record high of $3.83 per gallon Tuesday in Columbus. It was down slightly Wednesday.

On the national front, the average for regular unleaded Wednesday was $3.25 per gallon, a record high, AAA reported. Diesel also had a record performance, reaching $3.88 per gallon.

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