It's true, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. Gas prices in Maine have been slowly dropping over the past couple of weeks. According the the price-monitoring website, gas prices in Maine are three cents per gallon lower this week, for a statewide average of $2.29 per gallon.

Nationally, gas prices were also down just over three cents per gallon for an average of $2.23 per gallon.

The lowest reported gas price in Maine is in Newport at $2.08 per gallon.

South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the country at $1.91 per gallon. Three states now are back under the $2 mark for an average price for a gallon on gas. They are South Carolina, Oklahoma and Mississippi.

New Hampshire has the lowest average gas price in New England at $2.19 per gallon.