As the temperatures plummet, gas prices are headed up.
According to MaineGasPrices.com, the average price for regular unleaded in Maine has risen 3 cents to $3.52. That’s above the average price of $3.49 a week ago. Average prices a month ago were at $3.46 a gallon. Here in Presque Isle, most stations were at $3.65 a gallon, while one checked in with $3.68 per gallon.
Meanwhile, the average price of diesel fell 5 cents from $4.06 a week ago to this week’s average of $4.01. Prices were also a nickel cheaper a month ago at $3.96, but a year ago the average price of diesel was $4.13 a gallon.