ATLANTA — If it feels like filling up your car is more expensive lately, it’s because it is.
Triple A reports that Georgia gas prices are going up, a modest increase from last week.
Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $2.58 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 1 cent more than a week ago, 30 cents more than last month, and 37 cents more than this time last year.
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It now costs drivers $38.70 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline; that is $1.80 more than what motorists paid in January of 2020, when pump prices hit their peak of $2.46 per gallon.
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“A modest increase at the pump for Georgia motorists this week,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Rising crude prices contributed to the increase this week. As a result, pump prices will likely continue to increase through the end of the month.”
- Most expensive Georgia metro markets – Hinesville-Fort Stewart ($2.66), Savannah ($2.64), and Brunswick ($2.62)
- Least expensive Georgia metro markets – Catoosa-Dade-Walker ($2.54), Athens ($2.56), and Warner Robins ($2.57)
|Sunday||Saturday||Week Ago||Month Ago||One Year Ago||2020 Low||2020 High||Record High|
|National||$2.76||$2.76||$2.71||$2.46||$2.39||$1.76 (April)||$2.59 (January)||$4.11 (7/17/2008)|
|Georgia||$2.58||$2.58||$2.57||$2.28||$2.21||$1.61 (May)||$2.46 (January)||$4.16 (9/15/2008)|
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