Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down 2 cents from last week, according to AAA Southern New England.
In its May 12 survey of prices in the state, AAA found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.70 per gallon, down 2 cents from last week. Prices locally are 10 cents higher than they were a month ago.
The current price is 5 cents more than the national average for regular unleaded of $3.65. A year ago at this time Rhode Island’s average price was 15 cents lower at $3.55.
The range in prices in the latest local AAA survey for unleaded regular is 31 cents, from a low of $3.53 to a high of $3.84.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows (all are self serve):
- Regular Unleaded: $3.709 ($3.539-$3.849)
- Midgrade Unleaded: $3.929 ($3.859-$4.009)
- Premium Unleaded: $4.019 ($3.899-$4.139)
- Diesel: $4.049 ($3.899-$4.309)
Drivers can find the most up-to-date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by logging onto AAA.com and clicking on Gas Saving Tips & Tools. AAA members can also obtain a copy of the Gas Watcher’s Guide at their local AAA Southern New England office.