Miami, Florida – Miami drivers recently experienced a brief period of relief from rising gas prices, enjoying a drop that brought the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline down to $3.20. This decrease came after three consecutive weeks of increases, offering a momentary break from the upward trend.
Fluctuating Gas Prices in Miami
However, this decrease was short-lived, as prices began to climb again by Monday morning, reaching an average of $3.211 per gallon of regular. A survey conducted by GasBuddy, which analyzed 1,690 stations in Miami, revealed that current prices are slightly higher than they were a month ago by 4.7 cents per gallon. Despite this recent increase, Miami’s drivers are still paying 24.0 cents per gallon less than they were at the same time last year.
The disparity in gas prices across Miami is notable, with the cheapest station offering gasoline at $1.91 per gallon and the most expensive charging up to $4.99 per gallon.
On a national scale, the average price of gasoline has also seen an increase, rising by 5.2 cents per gallon over the last week to an average of $3.17 per gallon. This national trend reflects the ongoing fluctuations in gas prices, influenced by various factors including crude oil prices, supply and demand dynamics, and geopolitical events.