Georgia’s average gas price is rising

ATLANTA – Georgia’s soaring gas price remains one of the cheapest in the nation due to volatile oil prices and rising demand.

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The average gas price in Georgia is increasing but is still one of the cheapest in the United States. Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $3.17 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline (subject to overnight changes). The state average on Monday is 5 cents up from a week ago, 9 cents down from a month ago and 8 cents down from this time last year. It now costs $47.55 to fill a 15 gallon tank with regular gasoline. Drivers are now paying almost $1.50 less to fill up at the pump compared to last month.

“Yes, gas prices have increased in Georgia, primarily due to increasing demand across the state and fluctuating oil prices,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman for AAA-The Auto Club Group. “How high the pump prices will rise remains uncertain. AAA offers drivers money-saving tips below.”

National average trending down

Since last Monday, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is down 3 cents to $3.77 (subject to change overnight). Gas demand rose to 9.01 million barrels per day from 8.66 million barrels per day last week, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Total domestic gasoline inventories fell nearly 1 million barrels to 205.7 million barrels. Tighter supply and robust gasoline demand would normally push pump prices up; However, fluctuating oil prices have led to limited price increases in some states.

Regional prices:

The most expensive subway markets in Georgia – Savannah ($3.22), Macon ($3.20) and Atlanta ($3.18).

Cheapest subway markets in Georgia – Albany ($3.11), Warner Robins ($3.08) and Catoosa-Dade-Walker ($3.06).

Current and historical price averages (regular unleaded petrol)

Sunday Saturday Previous week Last month A year ago record high
National $3.77 $3.78 $3.80 $3.91 $3.41 $5.01 (6/14/2022)
Georgia $3.17 $3.17 $3.12 $3.26 $3.25 $4.49 (6/15/2022)
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Saving tips for drivers

  • Look for gas prices. Drivers can check area gas prices on the AAA Mobile App.
  • Consider paying with cash instead of a credit card. Some retailers add a per-gallon surcharge to customers who pay with a credit card.
  • Participate in fuel saving programs.

Fuel-saving tips for drivers

  • Maintain your vehicle to ensure optimal fuel economy. Find a trusted auto repair shop at AAA.com/AutoRepair.
  • Combine errands to limit travel time.
  • Slower. Fuel consumption decreases significantly at motorway speeds above 80 km/h.
  • Drive conservatively and avoid aggressive driving. Aggressive acceleration and acceleration reduces fuel consumption.

Road Safety Tip: AAA-The Auto Club Group “Move Over For Me” campaign

“If you see a disabled vehicle on the side of the road, pull over, be polite and pull over,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman for AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Remember that the person who has collapsed could be you, a friend, family member, colleague or neighbor. Move for the safety of others and because it’s the right thing to do!”

Video: Move for me PSA

Gas price survey methodology

AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Up to 130,000 stations are surveyed each day based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in partnership with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline.

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About AAA – The Auto Club Group

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