AAA Northeast: Gas prices drop 11 cents in Rhode Island

Average Gas Price Falls Back Below $5 In Rhode Island

This is a file image of a gas pump. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — AAA Northeast said Monday that gas prices in Rhode Island dropped an average of 11 cents over the last week.

Last week’s average price was $3.43, while this week’s is $3.32.

Monday’s gas prices are 51 cents lower than they were a month ago, and 24 cents higher than they were at this time last year.

Gas in the Ocean State is 47 cents cheaper than the national average.

“The regional differences in gas prices are stark at the moment, with prices here in the East still falling, prices on the West Coast hitting $6 a gallon and higher, while Texas and Gulf Coast states have prices dipping below $3 in some areas,” said Diana Gugliotta, director of public affairs for AAA Northeast.

Anyone looking for the best deals on gas can check the ABC 6 Southern New England Gas Tracker.

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