Florida Gas Prices Decline To Lowest Level Of The Year

February 17, 2020

Florida gas prices are continuing to slide downward, falling nine cents in the past 11 days to the lowest level this year.

Sunday’s state average of $2.33 per gallon is 6 cents less than a week ago, and 23 cents less than last month.

The average price per gallon Sunday in Escambia County was $2.30, while in North Escambia one Cantonment station was at $2.27 Sunday night. That’s a local increase of a penny from last week.

“Florida drivers continue to benefit from strong refinery output and low fuel demand, which have contributed to the seasonal slump at the pump,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Unfortunately, these low gas prices may not linger terribly long. Florida gas prices could rise anywhere from 20-60 cents this spring, as demand rises and refineries switch to the more expensive-to-produce summer gasoline.”


4 Responses to “Florida Gas Prices Decline To Lowest Level Of The Year”

  1. William Reynolds on February 20th, 2020 10:51 pm

    >>how can you justify this article claiming lower prices?

    Read a bit more carefully…

    “Florida gas prices….state average”….the local price is not the state average. It’s, well, the average across the entire state.

    And in the paragraph about Escambia County “That’s a local increase of a penny from last week.”

    You say “two weeks ago” — two weeks is not “than a week ago”.

    And the lowest gas price on GasBuddy today– Today is Thursday. Not “Sunday” like the article says.

  2. James D Corley on February 20th, 2020 10:37 pm

    Since the local prices in Escambia & Santa Rosa were $2.19 or less two weeks ago, how can you justify this article claiming lower prices? Sure it hasn’t changed since last week, except to go up another nickel at many stations. Did pick any arbitrary one-week period?

    The lowest price on GasBuddy today was $2.24, with many, if not most, stations being $2.35.

  3. Jay on February 18th, 2020 3:28 pm

    Got u beat here n Dallas $1.88 per gal.

  4. sam on February 17th, 2020 8:33 am

    1.99 in bayminette.

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