February 18, 2020–5:57 a.m.
Georgia gas prices increased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago.
Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.28 per gallon for regular unleaded.
Monday’s state average is 1 cent more than a week ago, 15 cents less than this time last month, and 10 cents more than this time last year.
It now costs $34.05 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline; that is $7.05 less than what motorists paid in April of 2019 when pump prices hit their peak of $2.74 per gallon.
According to Montrae Waiters with AAA, Georgia motorists can expect pump prices to remain low in the coming week.
Local averages on Monday were $2.22 in Floyd County, $2.25 in Gordon and Bartow Counties; $2.20 in Chattooga County and $2.32 in Polk County.