Last week Mainers saw gas prices jump by 10 cents per gallon, this week they are higher by almost five cents per gallon. According to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com, the average price for a gallon of gas in Maine is now at $1.953.

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The national average is even higher at $1.987 per gallon, also higher by almost five cents per gallon.

The lowest reported gas price in Maine is from a gas station in Casco with a gallon of gas coming in at $1.75 per gallon.

New Jersey has the lowest average gas price in the country at $1.752 per gallon.