Florida gas prices make big climb in week’s time, still setting records

ORLANDO, Fla. — The price for a gallon of gas jumped another 13 cents over the past week, landing at a new state record on Monday.

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Florida drivers are now paying an average of $4.89 per gallon.

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That’s $1.92 more than one year ago.

The biggest daily price climbs happened over the weekend, with 6-cent increases on both Friday and Saturday.

Prices remained consistent early in the week, barely fluctuating from the $4.76 per gallon AAA reported on Monday, June 6.

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Nationally, the price of gas reached a milestone this weekend, hitting the $5 a gallon mark on Saturday.

On Monday, AAA reported a slight increase, with the cost for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel at $5.01.

What it means for your wallet — more than $73 if you’re filling up an empty, average-sized 15-gallon gas tank.

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