Gas prices rose two cents nationwide last week, as prices in the southeast face upward pressure. Wholesale gasoline prices rose eight cents in Florida and Georgia, and seven cents in Tennessee.
Gas prices declined for the ninth consecutive day on Sunday.
Gas prices are trending lower after an abrupt jump at the pump last week. Gas prices in Florida are 8 cents higher than a week ago.
Gas prices in Florida declined for the 30th consecutive day on Sunday. However, higher oil prices may soon put the brakes on that downward streak at the pumps.
Gas prices in Florida declined nearly 6 cents last week. The state average of $2.80 per gallon is the lowest daily price since early May.
The summer driving season is in full swing, and it opened with the most expensive gas prices in four years. Fortunately, those prices at the pump are beginning to trickle lower.
As the national average continues to push toward $3 a gallon, gas prices in the southeastern United States are among the lowest in the country.
Monday is the conclusion to what was the most expensive April at the gas pump in four years.
Americans are finding some of the most expensive gas prices in years. Sunday’s national average of $2.76 per gallon is the highest daily average since July 2015.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline hit their highest price point of 2018 on Saturday at $2.663 per gallon. Sunday’s average is a half cent more than last week, 13 cents more than a month ago, and 28 cents more than last year.
Gas prices are on the rise once again, after declining for nearly two weeks. Florida gas prices declined early last week, then rose a total of 4 cents on Thursday and Friday.