Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down eight more cents from last week, the first time prices have been below $2.50 since mid-April, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA’s August 24th survey of prices in Rhode Island found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.47 per gallon, down eight cents from last week. Prices locally are 24 cents lower than a month ago. The current price is 13 cents less than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.60. A year ago at this time Rhode Island’s average price was $1.05 higher at $3.52.
The range in prices in the latest local AAA survey for unleaded regular is 48 cents, from a low of $2.25 to a high of $2.73. 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:
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.
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