Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down six cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA Northeast’s April 27 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $1.95 per gallon. Rhode Island’s price is eighteen cents higher than the national average of $1.77. A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was 88 cents higher at $2.83 per gallon.
“AAA forecasts that the national average will continue to decrease into next month, possibly dropping as low as $1.65,” said Lloyd Albert, Senior Vice President of AAA Public and Government Affairs. “We haven’t seen gas prices that cheap around the country since early in 2009.”
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 94 cents, from a low of $1.29 to a high of $2.23. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area. Please remember to slow down and move over for any emergency vehicles on the side of the road.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:
Self Serve Grade
$1.95 ($1.29-$2.23) Regular Unleaded
$2.45 ($2.14-$2.59) Midgrade Unleaded
$2.61 ($2.34-$2.79) Premium Unleaded
$2.68 ($2.19-$2.89) 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.