Maine gas prices have been steadily rising over the past few weeks and the upward march continues this week. According to the price-monitoring website,, the average gas prices in Maine is now $2.227 per gallon up from $2.190 from last week.

Nationally, gas prices were also higher by over three cents per gallon, for an average of $2.213 per gallon.

The lowest reported gas prices in Maine are in Biddeford at $2.08 per gallon.

Only three states have an average gas price of under $2 per gallon, last week there were eleven states that did. They are South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi and New Jersey is at $2 per gallon.