Gas prices in Maine continue to go down this week with the average price in the state 2.6 cents lower.

The average in the state is $2.52 per gallon. New Hampshire gas prices fell 1.8 cents to $2.47 per gallon and in Vermont they fell 1.2 cents per gallon to $2.59.

At they say while gas prices in Maine have fallen the national average went up nearly a penny a gallon to $2.52. The national average is 21 cents per gallon higher than the same time last year.