Motorists around the state will find that the average gas price has climbed almost five cents this week. According to AAA Michigan, the current statewide average is just over $3.74 per gallon, up 45 cents in the past month.

Gas in and around the Flint area continue to be some of the lower prices in the state averaging just under $3.72 a gallon, up three cents from last week.

AAA surveys 2,800 Michigan gas stations daily. For more information, visit www.fuelgaugereport.com. To find the cheapest gas nationwide, go to AAA.com and click on AAA Fuel Price Finder.