MIAMIA – Florida drivers continue to see good news at the pump.
Statewide, it dropped 3 cents a gallon last week. The state average now has three consecutive weekly declines, totaling 20 cents a gallon since Aug. 27.
Florida gas prices have fallen a total of $1.47 per gallon since mid-June. On Sunday, Florida gas prices averaged $3.42 a gallon. That is the lowest daily average price since February 1.
It now costs drivers in Florida $51 to fill an average 15 gallon tank. That’s $22 less than what drivers paid in mid-June, when gas prices hit an all-time high of $4.89 a gallon.
“Crude oil and gasoline futures finished the week slightly lower than the week before amid ongoing concerns that a global recession and a potential rate hike in the US could choke global fuel demand,” said Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesperson. – The Auto Club Group. “As a result, gas prices should fall even further this week.”
Most Expensive Metro Markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.62), Tallahassee ($3.52), Miami ($3.48)
Least Expensive Metro Markets – Pensacola ($3.20), Crestview-Fort Walton Beach ($3.20), Panama City ($3.28)
Florida gas price overview
Sunday Avg. Price – $3.42 per gallon
Cost for a full tank – about $51 (15 gallons)
2022 High – $4.89 per gallon (6/13/22)
2021 High – $3.36 per gallon (November 2021)
All-Time Record High – $4.89 per gallon (6/13/22)