Florida gas prices up 5 cents from last week

Florida gas prices increased 7 cents last week, but declined three pennies in the last three days. The state average for gasoline in Florida is now $2.44 per gallon. Compared to this time last year, drivers are paying 20 cents per gallon less at the pump. 

"Although the state average has seesawed since the summer, it has mostly held between $2.40-$2.50 since July," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA - The Auto Club Group. "Drivers could see the state average rise a few pennies this week, based on recent adjustments in the price of wholesale gasoline."

Florida gas prices

Sunday - $2.44

Saturday - $2.45

Week ago - $2.40

Month ago - $2.51

Year ago- $2.64

Regional prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.56), Panama City ($2.51), Gainesville ($2.48)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Pensacola ($2.40), Punta Gorda ($2.40), Orlando ($2.41)

October gasoline

  • Florida gas prices averaged $2.45 per gallon in October
  • The monthly averages in August and September were also $2.45 per gallon.
  • The monthly average in October 2018 was 22 cents more.
  • Stronger U.S. crude oil production and supply levels helped lead to lower fuel prices.
  • Crude oil prices in October 2019 averaged nearly $17 per barrel less than in October 2018.