Gas prices around New England continued their downward trend.

According to the daily survey by GasBuddy.com, the average retail price at gas outlets around Maine fell 4.8 cents a gallon in the past week to an average of $2.83 a gallon. In Presque Isle, most outlets were showing a price of $2.92 a gallon Monday morning.

Prices at the pump in New Hampshire went down 2.9 cents to an average of $2.81 a gallon. Vermont saw its average price per gallon fall 1.5 cents to $2.90 a gallon.

The national average price for gas decreased 14.1 cents a gallon in the past month to $2.83 a gallon currently. That's 58.1 cents higher than at this time last year.