PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The price of gasoline in Rhode Island is down two cents this week.

AAA Northeast said Monday that self-serve, regular is averaging $2.31 per gallon. That price is three cents below the national average of $2.34.

The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island is 9 cents higher than it was at this time last year. At that time, gas was averaging $2.22.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.17 per gallon and as high as $2.49.