Gasoline prices in Rhode Island rose three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA Northeast’s May 30 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.34 per gallon. Rhode Island’s price is three cents below the national average of $2.37. A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was one cent lower at $2.33.
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 28 cents, from a low of $2.17 to a high of $2.45. 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.
“It’s not surprising to see pump prices rise this week, given the fact that record numbers of Americans hit the road Memorial Day weekend – boosting demand for gasoline, and pushing up prices in the process,” said Lloyd Albert, Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Northeast.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:
Self Serve Grade
$2.34 ($2.17-$2.45) Regular Unleaded
$2.60 ($2.37-$2.82) Midgrade Unleaded
$2.76 ($2.57-$3.00) Premium Unleaded
$2.53 ($2.47-$2.59) 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.