Nearly every state’s gas price average is cheaper than a week ago, a month ago and a year ago. Today’s national average is $2.74, which is seven-cents cheaper than last week, 13-cents less than a month ago and 18 cents cheaper than a year ago.
Florida gas prices are poised for another week of declines after big drops on the stock market. The prices of crude and wholesale gasoline plunged last week, which should deliver another round of discounts at the pump.
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.