Gas prices are decreasing across the U.S., especially in the Southeast, according to AAA. Prices have dropped significantly over the past month and more than $1 per gallon over the previous year.
As of Monday, a regular gallon of gasoline in Florida costs an average of $3.40, compared to $3.47 a week ago, $3.71 a month ago and $4.48 a year ago. Diesel costs in Florida are $3.80 per gallon, compared to $3.86 last week, $4.07 last month and $5.58 a year ago. The cheapest gas prices in Florida are mostly concentrated in counties along the Florida Panhandle, with the cheapest being Bay County at $3.13 per gallon. Baker, Gilchrist and Seminole counties are among the cheapest as well.
A regular gallon of gas in Georgia costs an average of $3.25, compared to $3.26 a week ago, $3.37 a month ago and $4.14 a year ago. Diesel expenses cost $3.84 per gallon, compared to $3.86 last week, $4.09 last month and $5.26 a year ago. The cheapest gas prices in Georgia are located in counties in South Georgia like Quitman ($3.05), Schley ($3.11) and Jeff Davis ($3.17); and counties in North Georgia like Stephens ($3.04), Hart ($3.06) and Gilmer ($3.12).
A regular gallon of gas in Alabama costs an average of $3.09, compared to $3.07 a week ago, $3.27 a month ago and $4.30 a year ago. Diesel costs are $3.74 per gallon, compared to $3.76 a week ago, $3.96 a month ago and $5.37 a year ago. The cheapest gas in Alabama is located in the southern part of the state in Covington County at $2.99 per gallon. Lee County ($3.03) and Tallapoosa County ($3.04) are among the cheapest along the eastern area of the state. Morgan County ($3.03) is the cheapest in North Alabama.