MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The price at the pump is steadily heading up as week head into the Spring and Summer vacation seasons.
In the last week, the price for unleaded regular has jumped about a nickel in Miami-Dade and Broward.READ MORE: Florida Gets $4 Billion Bump in Estimated Tax Dollars
In the last month the price at the pump in Florida has jumped nationwide about 17 cents to $3.63 on average for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to the American Automobile Association. Last year at this time, that same gallon was running around $3.14.
In Miami-Dade and Ft. Lauderdale, drivers have seen the price at the pump jump about 20 cents in the last month to an average of $3.70 for a gallon of unleaded regular.READ MORE: Miami Beach PD Investigating After Antisemitic Flyer Found In Several Neighborhoods
Last year at this time regular unleaded gas averaged $3.18 and $3.16 a gallon respectively for Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.
Check out the cheapest gas prices in your neighborhood at FloridaGasPrices.com.
Pensacola, where unleaded regular is averaging $3.52 a gallon, is the cheapest places in the state to fill up.MORE NEWS: Arrest Warrant Issued For Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Symphony Over Unpaid Fuel Debts
West Palm Beach is the most expensive place to top off the tank; regular unleaded is averaging $3.73 a gallon.