updated 3/21/2010 1:24:55 PM ET 2010-03-21T17:24:55

The average price of regular gasoline in the United States is up 8.6 cents over a two-week period to $2.81.

The price shows an increase of 86 cents from a year ago. That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $2.94. Premium was at $3.05.

Newark, N.J., had the lowest average price among cities surveyed at $2.60 a gallon for regular. Honolulu was highest at $3.38.

Diesel was at $2.96, up more than 4 cents from two weeks ago.

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