Tallahassee gasoline prices climb

Gas Prices
Posted at 5:14 AM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 03:42:40-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Gasoline prices in Tallahassee rose last week.

Average retail gasoline prices in Tallahassee have risen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.50 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Tallahassee.

This compares with the national average, which has not moved in the last week, to $2.53 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Tallahassee during the past week, prices Sunday were 17 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 14.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 8.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 22.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

Areas near Tallahassee and their current gas price climate:

  • Jacksonville - $2.48 per gallon, up 5.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.43 per gallon.
  • Ocala - $2.52 per gallon, up 4.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.48 per gallon.
  • Gainesville - $2.52 per gallon, up 5.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.47 per gallon.

"After several weeks of rising gasoline prices, it appears that perhaps the tide has turned and the bigger increases have started to fade," said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.

Meanwhile, total U.S. oil inventories stand 127 million barrels lower than a year ago, which has led gas prices to these seasonally high levels.

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