Gas up 2 cents in RI; climbed 11 cents in a month

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 16, 2013 at 10:38 am •  Published: December 16, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices are up 2 cents from last week in Rhode Island and remain significantly above the U.S. average.

The weekly price survey released Monday by AAA Southern New England says the average cost of a gallon of regular self-serve in the state is $3.51.

Prices locally in the past month have climbed 11 cents. The current price is 28 cents higher than the per-gallon national average of $3.23.

Rhode Islanders were paying an average of $3.51 a gallon a year ago at this time.

AAA's survey found a 22-cent price range, from a low of $3.43 to a high of $3.65.

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