South Florida

Gas prices are down. How low can they go?

Gas prices dropped last week in South Florida.
Gas prices dropped last week in South Florida.

Gas prices in Florida are continuing to go down, down down.

The average price in the state fell for the 40th consecutive day on Sunday, according to AAA.

And if you look hard enough, you may find gas somewhere in the state for under $2 a gallon. AA reports that 9 percent of gas station in Florida are selling gas under that benchmark.

The average price in the state is $2.15.

In the Miami area, gas prices fell 1.9 cents to average $2.31 a gallon, according to a survey of nearly 1,700 stations by GasBuddy.com. The low price, at $2.17 a gallon: at BJ’s, 7050 Coral Way, at Sunoco, 13075 NW 27th Ave., according to the survey.

“Summer travel s up, and yet, gas prices continue to decline? We know that seems perplexing for many, but that’s exactly what’s happening,” said Gregg Laskowski, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

Prices on Sunday were 41.7 cents lower in Miami-Dade on Sunday than the same day a year ago.

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