Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down 13 cents from last week, according to AAA Southern New England.
AAA’s December 22nd survey of prices in Rhode Island found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.62 per gallon, down 13 cents from last week. Prices locally are 33 cents lower than a month ago. The current price is 23 cents more than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.39. A year ago at this time Rhode Island’s average price was 90 cents higher at $3.52.
The range in prices in the latest local AAA survey for unleaded regular is 52 cents, from a low of $2.35 to a high of $2.87. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area, and to make sure they and their passengers buckle up- every trip, every time.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:
$2.629 ($2.359-$2.879) Regular Unleaded
$2.919 ($2.689-$3.199) Midgrade Unleaded
$3.069 ($2.739-$3.479) Premium Unleaded
$3.279 ($2.999-$3.779) Diesel
AAA Fuel Saving Tip of the Week
Avoid quick starts and sudden stops. This wastes fuel, is harder on vehicle components, and increases the odds of a traffic crash.