Gas Prices
Florida gas prices jumped an average of 10 cents per gallon last week. This was the fourth consecutive month that began with higher gas prices; each one with an average increase of 7-12 cents. 

"It’s not uncommon for gas prices to suddenly jump at the end/beginning of the month," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "That’s because many retailers enter into new monthly contracts on fuel deliveries, which can come with a higher price tag. When retailers pass the added cost to the consumer, they do it at the start of the month, then allow the market to dictate the direction of prices from there. The good news for drivers is that during the past few months, we've seen fuel prices trickle lower as the month progresses."

Prices at the pump could follow the same trend as last month. September began with the state average suddenly rising to $2.20 per gallon. By the end of the month, the state average slid back down to $2.09. 

On average, September was the most expensive month at the pump since March. The monthly average price in September was $2.15 per gallon. That's 5 cents per gallon more than what drivers paid in August, yet 30 cents per gallon less than what drivers paid in September 2019. 

Today drivers are back to paying $2.19 per gallon. The state average is nine cents more than a week ago and one cent less than this time last month. Despite the recent increase, drivers are still paying 30 cents per gallon less than this time last year. 

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach ($2.29), Port St. Lucie ($2.22), Ocala ($2.22)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Tallahassee ($2.09), Crestview ($2.12), Pensacola ($2.13)

Find Florida Gas Prices

AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES
(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year AgoRecord High
National $2.187 $2.189$2.187$2.228$2.663$4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida$2.189$2.190$2.097$2.197$2.502$4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia $1.999$2.001$2.000$2.045$2.515$4.16   (9/15/2008)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages

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 (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

Here are the 10 lowest gas prices in Alachua County, and the lowest in other Alachua towns, according to gasbuddy.com: 

  1. Shell 3850 West Newberry Road Gainesville $1.89
  2. Sam's Club 4400 SW 33rd Place Gainesville $1.91
  3. Marathon 3936 West Newberry Road Gainesville $1.99
  4. Shell 905 South Main Street High Springs $2.06
  5. Sunoco 610 NE 1st Avenue High Springs $2.06
  6. Texaco 2109 SW 13th Street Gainesville $2.07
  7. Amoco 1720 South Main Street Gainesville $2.09
  8. BP 334 SW 16th Avenue Gainesville $2.09
  9. Pure 405 NE 1st Street High Springs $2.09
  10. Chevron 1510 South Main Street Gainesville $2.09

Lowest in other Alachua County towns:

  • Alachua: Marathon 9600 Martin Luther King Blvd. $2.18
  • Alachua: Shell 16070 Martin Luther King Blvd. $2.18
  • Archer: Shell 12771 SW FL-45 $2.19
  • Archer: Mobil 13475 SW FL-45 $2.19
  • Hawthorne Shell 7015 US-301 $2.13
  • Hawthorne Chevron 7435 SE US-301 $2.15
  • High Springs: Shell 905 South Main Street $2.06
  • High Springs: Sunoco 610 NE 1st Avenue $2.06
  • Melrose: Melrose Food Mart 1647 FL-100 $2.10
  • Micanopy Marathon 106 NE US-441 $2.15
  • Micanopy Sunoco 101 NW US-441 $2.15
  • Newberry: Marathon 24252 West Newberry Road $2.14
  • Newberry BP 45 SW 250th Street $2.14
  • Waldo: Raceway 15330 NW US-301 $2.18
  • Waldo: BP 15295 NE US Highway 301 $2.19

Lowest in other counties:

  • Bradford: Murphy USA 14550 US-301 Starke $2.02
  • Bradford: BP 4105 FL-100 Starke $2.09
  • Clay: BJ's 560 Blanding Boulevard Orange Park $1.91
  • Clay: Flash Foods 2540 Blanding Blvd. Orange Park $2.08
  • Columbia: Murphy Express 2659 West US-90 Lake City $1.96
  • Columbia: Inland 2398 SE Baya Drive Lake City $1.96
  • Dixie: Marathon 15958 SE US-19 Cross City $2.16
  • Dixie: Texaco 27764 US-19 Fanning Springs $2.15
  • Gilchrist: Sunoco 7560 North US-19 Fanning Springs $2.15
  • Gilchrist: Marathon 5949 SW FL-26 Fanning Springs $2.09
  • Lafayette: Jiffy Food Store 203 East Main Street Mayo $2.15
  • Lafayette Jiffy 8083 US-27 Mayo $2.15
  • Levy in Chiefland: Murphy Express 2126 North Young Blvd. $2.07
  • Levy in Williston: Sunoco 340 W. Noble Avenue $2.09
  • Levy in Bronson: Citgo 705 East Hathaway Avenue $2.13
  • Suwannee: Sunoco 7583 US-90 Live Oak $2.05
  • Suwannee: Jiffy Food Store 24879 CR-49 O'Brien $2.07

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