Gas prices in Bradenton-Sarasota fall 5 cents over the past week

Average retail gas prices dropped 5.2 cents over the last week, according to

The website surveyed 308 gas outlets and found the average price was $2.23 per gallon.

According to a release from GasBuddy:

“Including the change in gas prices in Sarasota during the past week, prices yesterday were 45.2 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 9.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 6.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 46.0 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.”