Gas prices have climbed to 15-month highs in 14 states, according to Gasbuddy.com, and are on the rise in many others largely due to instability in Iraq. Take a look at which states have been hit hardest so far:
Arizona -- This month: $3.53 a gallon
Last month: $3.48 a gallon
Wisconsin -- This month: $3.73 a gallon
Last month: $3.59 a gallon
Nevada -- This month: $3.84 a gallon
Last month: $3.77 a gallon
Oklahoma -- This month: $3.45 a gallon
Last month: $3.37 a gallon
New Mexico -- This month: $3.46 a gallon
Last month: $3.39 a gallon
Missouri -- This month: $3.50 a gallon
Last month: $3.41 a gallon
Michigan -- This month: $3.93 a gallon
Last month: $3.73 a gallon
Illinois -- This month: $3.97 a gallon
Last month: $3.79 a gallon
Washington -- This month: $3.92 a gallon
Last month: $3.87 a gallon
North Dakota -- This month: $3.60 a gallon
Last month: $3.51 a gallon
Minnesota -- This month: $3.60 a gallon
Last month: $3.49 a gallon
Wyoming -- This month: $3.50 a gallon
Oregon -- This month: $3.91 a gallon
Last month: $3.85 a gallon
Alaska -- This month: $4.05 a gallon
Last month: $3.94 a gallon
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