PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The price of gasoline in Rhode Island is down a penny.

AAA Northeast says its weekly survey conducted Monday found regular gasoline selling for $2.23 for a gallon.

That price is 3 cents lower than the national average of $2.26.

The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island is 1 cent lower than it was at this time last year.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.09 per gallon and as high as $2.40.

AAA says gas prices locally are still some of the lowest of the year, even as prices have ticked up nationally over the past week.