From LaBelle, Florida for Hendry and Glades County and the Lake Okeechobee region. Don Browne, editor.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Florida Gasoline Price Still Rising
Nine Cent Per Gallon Increase Last Week
Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.76/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 7.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.74/g, according to gasoline price website FloridaStateGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 89.1 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 19.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 87.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.