Gas prices in Rhode Island fall 7 cents to average $2.13

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline in the state of Rhode Island has dropped seven cents in the past week.

AAA Northeast said Tuesday its weekly survey found the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular gas was $2.13, the lowest price in the state since April.

The price is significantly lower than the in-state price at this time last year, which was 46 cents higher at an average $2.59.

The price is one cent above the national average of $2.12.

AAA says prices at this point in the summer haven’t been this low since 2004.

AAA found self-serve, regular gas selling in Rhode Island for as low as $1.94 per gallon and as high as $2.30.

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped three cents in the past week, to the lowest price in the state since April.

AAA Northeast reported Tuesday its weekly survey found the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular gas was $2.05.

The price is seven cents lower than the national average. It’s also 47 cents lower than the in-state price a year ago.

AAA says prices haven’t been this low at this point in the summer since 2004.

AAA found self-serve, regular gas selling in Massachusetts for as low as $1.89 per gallon and as high as $2.59.

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