Florida Gas Price Average Stagnant at $2.97, July was Most Expensive Month Since 2014
By AAA // August 3, 2021
81 cents per gallon more than a year ago
(AAA) – Florida gas prices have seen little change during the past week. The state average of $2.97 per gallon is the same as last week.
Florida drivers are now paying:
■ 4 cents per gallon less than a month ago
■ 81 cents per gallon more than a year ago
■ 43 cents per gallon more than August 1, 2019
■ $45 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline
“July was the most expensive month at the pump since October 2014,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA – The Auto Club Group.
“Florida gas prices remain elevated due to tightening global supplies, as demand recovers from the pandemic. “Florida gas prices averaged $2.99 per gallon, in July 2021. The monthly average was 89 cents more than what drivers paid in July 2020, and 35 cents more than July 2019.”
Most expensive metro markets – Panama City ($3.12), West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.12), Tallahassee ($3.08)
Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($2.88), Orlando ($2.91), Jacksonville ($2.91), Tampa Bay ($2.92)
Ways to Save on Gasoline
■ Combine errands to limit driving time.
■ Shop around for the best gas prices in your community.
■ Consider paying cash. Some retailers charge extra per gallon for customers who pay with a credit card.
■ Remove excess weight in your vehicle.
■ Drive conservatively. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduce fuel economy.
■ Enroll in savings programs.
AAA Members who enroll in Shell’s Fuel Rewards program can save 5 cents per gallon when they fill up at Shell.
Members who enroll between July 1 and August 31, 2021, can save 30 cents per gallon on their first fill-up. Click here for more information.
Find Florida Gas Prices
Daily gas price averages can be found at Gasprices.aaa.com
State and metro averages can be found here
Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability.
All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.
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