Gas prices have fallen for the third straight week in the Ocean State.
The price at the pump has hit $2.52 cents for a gallon of regular unleaded. That’s after an eleven cent drop over the last week.And it’s about a dollar cheaper from a year ago according to Triple-A. The last time prices were this low in Rhode Island was 2009. Still, the current price is still about 23 cents more expensive than the national average.
Prices continue to fall at the pump, drivers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut are all paying less for an average gallon of regular unleaded.
In Rhode Island, it will cost you $2.86 a gallon, that’s a seven-cent drop from last week. Drivers in Massachusetts are paying an average $2.78 a gallon, and Connecticut drivers are paying $3.01, nine cents lower than last week.
This is the 14th straight week that the AAA survey found prices dropping in the Ocean State. A year ago, Rhode Islanders were paying 63 cents more per gallon.
Good news for drivers in Rhode Island. Gas prices went down four cents in the last week. The state average for a gallon of regular unleaded now costs $3.64.
That’s according to the latest survey from AAA of Southern New England.
Despite the drop Rhode Island drivers are still paying more than the national average, which is twelve cents cheaper at $3.52. The current Rhode Island price is still cheaper than the price last year which was sixteen cents more.
Gas prices are up a penny from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Drivers have seen gas prices climb by 9 cents over the last month in both the Ocean State and the Bay State, that’s according to the latest survey from AAA Southern New England.
In Rhode Island, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.52. It’s cheaper in Mass, at $3.44 a gallon. AAA urges drivers in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts to shop around, since the range in gas prices is about a quarter.
Drivers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts will find gas prices a bit lower. The slight dip comes after a steady climb for the last month at the pumps.
A gallon for regular unleaded is down three cents this week, according to the latest survey from AAA Southern New England.
The average gallon in Rhode Island is at $3.77, that’s much higher than the national average. And it’s almost a dime more than drivers in Massachusetts are paying. Bay State drivers are paying an average $3.69 a gallon for regular unleaded. That’s down two cents from last week.