PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The price of gas in Rhode Island has fallen four cents per gallon, to an average of $2.48 for regular unleaded.

A weekly survey from AAA Northeast released on Tuesday finds that gas prices have fallen an average of 12 cents over the last month.

The average price in Rhode Island is still four cents above the national average of $2.44 per gallon.

The price has risen 11 percent from last year at this time, when it was averaging $2.28 per gallon in the state.