Convenience store owner Floyd Bisson, lowers the price of regular gas at the pumps in front of his store in Phippsburg on Monday, June 27, 2011. The nationwide average for retail gasoline fell to $3.57 per gallon Monday according to AAA, Wright Express and the Oil Price Information Service. Prices have dropped 24 cents in a month.
PORTLAND, Maine — The average retail gasoline price in Maine continues its decline, and is $3.65 per gallon, a 6.2 cent per gallon drop from a week ago.
MaineGasPrices.com says that with the latest drop, the average price in Maine on Sunday was 17.4 cents per gallon lower than it was a month ago, but still 88.1 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago.
The price-monitoring website says Maine’s current average, $3.65 per gallon, compares with the national average that’s fallen 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 per gallon.