Georgia gas prices are up this week compared to a week ago. Drivers here are now paying an average of $2.73 per gallon for regular unleaded--3 cents more than a week ago and 13 cents more than this time last month. However, drivers are only paying 1 cent more than this same time last year.
Motorists are paying an average of $40.95 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline; a discount of $1.05 from when prices were their highest last May.
“Gasoline prices nationwide continue to rise,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman, AAA- The Auto Club Group. “The market price for crude and gasoline are major factors as well as local supply and demand.”
- Most expensive metro markets – Atlanta ($2.79), Athens ($2.76), Gainesville ($2.75)
- Least expensive metro markets – Albany ($2.61), Columbus ($2.59), Warner ($2.59)