MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – In the last month, the price at the pump across the state has increased more than a dime in some areas.
In Florida, the average price for a gallon of unleaded is $3.45, up from $3.25 a month ago, according to the American Automobile Association. Diesel also increased to $3.94 a gallon or about eight cents more than a month ago.
In Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, drivers are paying more than the state average. Regular unleaded is running $3.48 a gallon in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. A month ago, drivers were paying $3.31 a gallon in Ft. Lauderdale and $3.32 in Miami. A year ago, regular unleaded was averaging $3.25 a gallon.
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The Pensacola area is the cheapest place in the state to fill up. Unleaded regular is averaging $3.33 a gallon.
West Palm Beach and the Fort Myers-Cape Coral is the most expensive place to top off the tank; regular unleaded is averaging $3.53 a gallon.