Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA Northeast’s July 2 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.92 per gallon. Rhode Island’s price is 7 cents above the national average of $2.85. A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was 68 cents lower at $2.24 per gallon.
“Prices are at their highest point for Independence Day since 2014, but are still seven cents lower in Rhode Island than this past Memorial Day,”said Lloyd Albert, AAA Northeast Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs. “That trend is good news for the almost 40 million Americans traveling this week.”
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 40 cents, from a low of $2.69 to a high of $3.09. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area, and to make sure they and their passengers buckle up — every time.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:
Self Serve Grade
$2.92 ($2.69-$3.09) Regular Unleaded
$3.18 ($2.91-$3.49) Midgrade Unleaded
$3.33 ($3.07-$3.59) Premium Unleaded
$3.19 ($3.13-$3.34) Diesel
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.