PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The average cost of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped 2 cents per gallon in the past week.

AAA Northeast reports Tuesday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.64 per gallon.

That price is 15 cents higher than the current national average and 42 cents higher than the Rhode Island price a year ago.

AAA found regular gas selling for as low as $2.39 and as high as $2.76 per gallon.