You had to dig a little deeper at the pump last week.
AAA Northeast says its weekly survey on Monday found the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded jumped five cents, to $2.48 per gallon.
That's a penny less than the national average .
But it's still 19 cents higher than at this time last year in the Bay State, when prices were averaging $2.29.
AAA spokeswoman Mary Maguire says crude oil prices at the end of 2017 were the highest at the end of the year since 2013. Cold weather played a role with more crude needed for production of home heating oil.
Triple-A found a range in the price of unleaded regular of 48 cents, from a low of $2.31 to a high of $2.79