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Florida gas prices: What you’ll pay Monday to fill up your tank

ORLANDO, Fla. — It was the fourth straight week of welcome news for drivers as the cost of gas fell again in the Sunshine State.

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Over the past week, Florida saw the average price for a gallon of gasoline drop 15 cents, AAA said Monday.

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Motorists paid $4.42 for regular unleaded on Sunday — 47 cents less than the record high price of $4.89 set in June.

What does that mean for your wallet? It means it’ll be about $66 lighter after filling up an average-sized, 15-gallon gas tank.

While that’s certainly a chunk of change, it’s $7 less than you would have shelled out a month ago.

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And Floridians are paying noticeably less — under $4.20 a gallon — in some regions of the state, namely the Panhandle.

“The price declines are attributed to falling oil and gasoline futures prices, which suffered steep drops in recent weeks, due to concerns about a potential global economic recession, and how that could result in lower worldwide demand for fuel,” AAA’s Mark Jenkins said.

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Jenkins added that it’s possible that the state average could drop below $4.30 per gallon later this week.

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