Gas prices have risen nearly 2.3 cents in Maine in the past week.

Gasoline price-monitoring website reports Monday that the average cost of a gallon of gas in Maine is $2.74.

Maine gas prices are 9.5 cents per gallon higher compared to a month ago, and about 93.5 cents lower per gallon than at this time last year.

The price per gallon in Maine is 2 cents lower than the national average.

The Maine price is based on a survey of more than 1,200 gas stations.