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Florida Gas Prices Slip Lower; Down 4 Cents This Month

Gas prices averaged $3.27 per gallon during the weekend

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Florida gas prices drifted lower last week, as the price of crude took another back step.

Crude oil prices remain the primary driver behind prices at the pump. In October, the price of US crude surged 12%, which raised the cost of producing gasoline. During that time, the state average increased a total of 27 cents per gallon.

So far this month, crude has mostly struggled to maintain strength. Friday's settlement of $80.79 per barrel was down 3% ($2.78) from two weeks ago, lowering the cost of producing gasoline.

Pump prices averaged $3.27 per gallon on Sunday. The state average declined 1-cent last week, and has declined a total of 4 cents per gallon since the beginning of November.

"Drivers are likely thankful for the reprieve from rising gas prices this month," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "Pump prices have gradually declined this month, and that downward trend should continue this week, unless oil prices rebound."

Pump prices have backed the 2021 high of $3.32 per gallon - recorded in October. Even still, Thanksgiving gas prices are likely to remain well above year-ago levels, as 2.6 million Floridians prepare to take a road trip for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Read this year's AAA Thanksgiving Travel Forecast.

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.44), Fort Lauderdale ($3.33), Sebastian-Vero Beach ($3.32)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($3.18), Orlando ($3.21), Melbourne-Titusville ($3.21), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater ($3.22)

Ways to Save on Gasoline

  • Combine errands to limit driving time.
  • Shop around for the best gas prices in your community.
  • Consider paying cash. Some retailers charge extra per gallon for customers who pay with a credit card.
  • Remove excess weight in your vehicle.
  • Drive conservatively. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduces fuel economy.
  • Enroll in savings programs. AAA Members who enroll in Shell's Fuel Rewards program can save 5 cents per gallon when they fill up at Shell. Click here for more information.

Find Florida Gas Prices

(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

Sunday Saturday Week Ago Month Ago One Year Ago Record High
National $3.413 $3.414 $3.421 $3.297 $2.129 $4.11 (7/17/2008)
Florida $3.267 $3.271 $3.283 $3.177 $1.995 $4.08 (7/17/2008)
Georgia $3.257 $3.258 $3.250 $3.103 $1.970 $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 AAA - The Auto Club Group

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