Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up seven cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA’s May 23rd survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.29 per gallon, seven cents higher than last week. Rhode Island’s price is one cent higher than the national average. A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was 40 cents higher at $2.69.
“In spite of today’s significant price spike at the pump, we’re still looking at the lowest gas prices in 11 years headed into Memorial Day weekend,” says Lloyd Albert. “Take advantage of lower prices and plan a road trip.”
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 32 cents, from a low of $2.17 to a high of $2.49. 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:
$2.29 ($2.17-$2.49) Regular Unleaded
$2.56 ($2.41-$2.89) Midgrade Unleaded
$2.66 ($2.51-$2.79) Premium Unleaded
$2.35 ($2.25-$2.44) 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.
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