Florida gas costs climbed 15 cents last week, tracking with rising oil prices.
The state per-gallon average hit $3.41 Sunday, a new 2023 high and the costliest since Nov. 24.
The culprits, in part: growing demand in China following COVID-19 closures and concern over tightened sanctions on Russia.
Mark Jenkins of AAA – The Auto Club Group, said prices have now “mostly adjusted” to recent oil gains.
The three most expensive Sunshine State markets were all in South Florida. The West Palm Beach-Boca Raton area averaged $3.61 per gallon, followed by Miami and Fort Lauderdale, which each averaged $3.47 per gallon.
– Jesse Scheckner, Florida Politics