Gas prices fall more than a nickel in Maine since last week

Average gas prices in Maine have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the last week.

The average price of a gallon of gas in Maine on Monday was $3.56 a gallon — down 16.9 cents from one month ago, according to

The average price for a gallon of gas nationally is $3.47 a gallon, which fell 1.7 cents in the past week. The price is down 15.4 cents per gallon in the last month and stands 8.2 cents per gallon lower from a year ago.

Gas prices in Maine are 15.1 cents a gallon lower than they were one year ago.