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Gas prices are on the rise throughout the Southern Interior

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May 13, 2016 - 12:30 PM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - It's going to cost you more to fill up your gas tank throughout the Thompson-Okanagan this weekend.

The price of a litre of gasoline is on the rise in Southern Interior and across the country, according to

In Kelowna, gas stations are charging 10 cents more per litre today, May 13, with the price rising to $114.9 from $106.9.

Kamloops is experiencing its highest average price at the pumps for 2016 so far. A litre of regular will set you back $109.9 at most stations, although Costco is still selling gas for under a $1 a litre. Drivers saw a four cent jump from the average price yesterday morning in the city, although some stations had raised prices by nine cents by the end of the day.

The lowest price for a litre of gas in Penticton is $102.9, but don't count on that for long with gas selling for as high as $114.9 at some stations.

Gas prices range from a low of $103.9 to a high of $114.9 per litre in Vernon.

The average price in B.C. right now is $1.10. says prices have climbed steadily since February when the national average was 83 cents a litre. 

A barrel of crude oil is selling for about $45.82 today.

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