Mass. gas prices up a penny a gallon to $3.49, AAA Southern New England says

The average price for gas in Massachusetts is $3.49 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, up 1 cent from the previous week’s average, AAA Southern New England said Monday.

Local prices are up 5 cents over the past month, AAA Southern New England added.

The current national average is $3.65 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $3.65.

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The current range in prices in the latest AAA Massachusetts survey is 34 cents, from a low of $3.35 to a high of $3.69.

AAA’s weekly surveys look at self-serve, regular unleaded gas.