AAA: GEORGIA GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO DECLINE
ATLANTA, Ga., (June 24, 2019) — Georgia gas prices have been dropping steadily for weeks. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.44 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 3 cents less than a week ago, 19 cents less than this time last month, and 26 cents less than this time last year.
It now costs $36.60 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline. That is $6.00 less than what motorists paid last May, when pump prices hit their 2018 peak of $2.84 per gallon.
“Growing gasoline inventories are contributing to relief at the pump so far this summer,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Current U.S. inventories sit at nearly 235 million bbl, which is helping to feed growing demand.”
The decline is unusual for this time of year. Pump prices usually trickle higher during the summer months due to increased demand. However, the latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) report reveals that total domestic gasoline inventories jumped a million bbl last week, helping to push pump prices lower. According to OPIS, strong production output and increased imports have helped gasoline storage levels grow consistently over the past four weeks.
- Georgia most expensive metro markets –Hinesville- Fort Stewart ($2.51), Atlanta ($2.50), Macon ($2.47), and Savannah ($2.45).
- Georgia least expensive metro markets – Catoosa-Dade- Walker ($2.23), Albany- Columbus-Dalton ($2.32).
CURRENT AND PAST PRICE AVERAGES (Regular Unleaded Gasoline)
|Sunday||Saturday||Week Ago||Month Ago||One Year Ago||2018 High||Record High|
|National||$2.66||$2.66||$2.68||$2.84||$2.85||$2.97 (5/26/2018)||$4.11 (7/17/2008)|
|Georgia||$2.44||$2.44||$2.47||$2.63||$2.70||$2.84 (5/27/2018)||$4.16 (9/15/2008)|
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Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation 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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