Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up five cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA’s February 16th survey of prices in Rhode Island found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.24 per gallon, up five cents from last week. Prices locally are nine cents higher than a month ago. The current price is a penny less than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.25. A year ago at this time Rhode Island’s average price was $1.24 higher at $3.48.
The range in prices in the latest local AAA survey for unleaded regular is 22 cents, from a low of $2.17 to a high of $2.39. 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
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 Northeast office.
AAA Fuel Saving Tip of the Week
As temperatures drop, so does the air pressure in your tires. To maximize your fuel economy, check and adjust tire pressure once per month.