As the thermometer starts to rise, so do the gasoline prices in Maine and across the country. The price-Monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com reports that the average cost for a gallon of gas in Maine went up more than three cents this week to $3.54.The national average raced up nine cents per gallon to an average of $3.67.

New Hampshire has the lowest average gas price in New England at $3.46 per gallon.

South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the country with an average gallon of gas at $3.21.

Ten U.S.States now have an average of over $4 a gallon, with Minnesota having the highest gas prices in the country, with an average of $4.28 a gallon.

Maine's lowest price for a gallon of gas was found in Scarbourgh and Biddeford.

How much are you paying for a gallon of gas?