Average US price of gas up 9 cents a gallon to $2.35

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: A sign for an Exxon gas station stands in a Brooklyn neighborhood on October 28, 2016 in New York City. As lower gas prices continue to do damage to oil companies, the world's largest publicly traded oil producer reported a

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 9 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.35.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that a rise in crude oil prices spurred the increase.

The price at the pump is 30 cents less than it was a year ago.

The highest average price in the nation is $3.40 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The lowest average is $1.90 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The average price of diesel spiked 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.65. The survey was conducted Friday.