Florida gas prices lowered, declining 2 cents per gallon, as the state average is now slightly below $3.00.
“Gas prices are inching lower as most of the refineries that went offline because of Hurricane Ida are now in restart mode,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Drivers may see another week of similar declines this week after a relatively uneventful week in the futures market.”
At nearly $3 a gallon, Florida’s 81 cents more than the average price on January 1, 2021; and 83 cents more than this time last year.
Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.15), Panama City ($3.09), Fort Lauderdale ($3.04)
Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($2.88), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater ($2.95), The Villages ($2.95)