Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are up two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA Northeast’s December 2 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.51 per gallon. Massachusetts’s price is 7 cents below the national average of $2.58. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 13 cents higher at $2.64 per gallon.
“Despite minimal increases, prices locally continue to be lower than they were at this same time last year,” said Mary Maguire, Director, Public and Legislative Affairs. “That’s good news for holiday shoppers and those planning trips to be with family and friends.”
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 83 cents, from a low of $2.26 to a high of $3.09. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area. Please remember to slow down and move over for any emergency vehicles on the side of the road.
Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:
Self Serve Grade
$2.51 ($2.26-$3.09) Regular Unleaded
$2.70 ($2.49-$3.09) Midgrade Unleaded
$2.90 ($2.69-$3.39) Premium Unleaded
$2.97 ($2.69-$3.29) 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.