Maine gas prices are down slightly more than a half a cent a gallon over the past week. The average price for a gallon of gas in Maine is now $3.74, that's according from the price-monitoring website

Gas prices are over 6 cents a gallon higher over the past month and are almost 21 cents higher from this time last year.

The national average price is $3.65 a gallon, that's over 2 cents lower than the previous week.

The lowest gas prices in Maine were reported in Auburn at $3.61 a gallon and the lowest gas prices in Augusta were found at $3.64 a gallon.