Gas prices rise - first time since July
Price at the pump tick up as summer hurricane season is in full swing.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Gasoline prices rose for the first time in more than a month, according to a nationwide survey of gas station credit card swipes Friday.
The average price of regular unleaded gasoline rose nine-tenths of a cent to $3.669 a gallon from $3.66 a day earlier, according to motorist group AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.
The price increase is the first in more than 40 days since falling from a record high of $4.114 a gallon set July 17.
Gas prices had been following an 18% decline in the price of crude oil - the main ingredient of gas.