Maine's gas prices were slightly higher this week, less than a half cent per gallon, for a statewide average of $2.377 per gallon. However, gas prices national were up just over two cents per gallon for a national average of $2.389 per gallon. This is the first time in many months that Maine's gas prices are below the national average.

The lowest reported gas price in Maine is $2.22 per gallon from a gas station in Newport.

South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the country, with a gallon of gasoline averaging $2.07 a gallon.

New Hampshire has the lowest average gas prices in New England at $2.28 per gallon.