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 $3.42, up from $3.21 a month ago, according to the American Automobile Association. Diesel also increased to $3.96 a gallon or about ten cents more than a month ago.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
In Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, drivers are paying more than the state average. Regular unleaded is running $3.45 a gallon in Miami and $3.46 Ft. Lauderdale. A month ago, drivers were paying $3.27 a gallon in Ft. Lauderdale and $3.28 in Miami. A year ago, regular unleaded was averaging $3.21 a gallon.
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The Pensacola area is the cheapest place in the state to fill up. Unleaded regular is averaging $3.29 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 $3.52 a gallon.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida