The summer driving season is officially underway and gas prices in Maine are starting to rise. According to the gas price monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, the cost of a gallon of gas in Maine rose this past week by just over one cent to $3.57.Maine is still eight cents below the national average of $3.65 a gallon.

Maine gas prices are up almost eight cents a gallon over the past month.

New Hampshire has the lowest gas prices in New England with a gallon of gas averaging $3.47.

The lowest gas prices in the country are in South Carolina with an average gallon of gas costing $3.18.

In Maine the lowest gas price came in from Saco at $3.39 a gallon.

How much are you filling up for?