FLORIDA GAS PRICES DECLINE AFTER SURPRISE HIKE

 Florida gas prices are declining again after taking a surprise upward turn last week. The state average rose a total of 6 cents last week, but has since declined three pennies. 

Florida drivers are now paying an average price of $2.59 per gallon – an increase of 2 cents from a week ago; yet the state average remains 16 cents less than last month, and 22 cents less than a year ago. 

Florida gas prices inexplicably increased last week, despite falling fundamentals like oil and wholesale prices, which would normally lead to lower prices at the pump,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Despite last week’s abrupt price hike, Florida gas prices remain 20 cents less than this year’s highest daily price. Florida’s state average should be heading toward $2.50 per gallon.”

AAA forecasts summer gas prices to average $2.70 per gallon across the U.S. and $2.60 per gallon or lower in Florida. Read more about AAA’s summer forecast.

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – Naples ($2.67), West Palm Beach ($2.67), and Miami ($2.64)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Pensacola ($2.52), Punta Gorda ($2.54), Crestview-Fort Walton Beach ($2.55)

Find Florida Gas Prices

AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES
(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)
SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year Ago2019 High
(YTD)
2018 HighRecord High
National$2.750$2.758$2.816$2.877$2.923$2.895$2.97 (5/26/2018)$4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida$2.589$2.597$2.567$2.746$2.805$2.795$2.92 (5/25/2018)$4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia$2.523$2.532$2.581$2.701$2.787$2.735$2.84 (5/27/2018)$4.16   (9/15/2008)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages


Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

About The Auto Club Group 
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.9 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 59 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. Visit AAA on the Internet at AAA.com.

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