Gas prices are set to rise as we get closer to summer, but what they are doing right now is fluctuating.

AAA reports that the national gas price average at $2.89- a penny more expensive than last week.

Today’s national average is 16 cents more than last month and eight cents more expensive than this time last year.

The average price for regular in Florida is $2.77. Locally, gas ranges from $2.55 in Punta Gorda to $2.74 in Venice.