From LaBelle, Florida for Hendry and Glades County and the Lake Okeechobee region. Don Browne, editor.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Hendry Gasoline Prices Still Increasing?
Hendry Prices Among Highest In Area
LABELLE, FL. -- Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have risen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.56/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.53/g, according to gasoline price website FloridaStateGasPrices.com.
LaBelle's Shell Station in LaBelle is at $3.579, the lowest in west Hendry, and highest at $3.669 at Circle K on State Road 29 South. In Clewiston $3.649 was lowest in east Hendry and $3.709 at Shell, the highest.
Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 74.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 44.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 40.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 74.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.