Regular unleaded gas cost $4.39 per gallon in Brewer on March 10. The statewide average has risen to $4.58 as of May 16. Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN

Maine gas prices rose yet again to a new record high.

As of Monday morning, the average price of gas in Maine was $4.58, according to AAA.

The average price of diesel in Maine is $6.36.

The highest price of gas in Maine reported during the 2008 recession was $4.14, which amounts to $5.56 after factoring in inflation.

Gas prices in Maine are 52.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.61 a gallon higher than a year ago.

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Gas prices in Maine

See the latest on the price of gas in Maine, and how prices here compared with those across the nation.

The national average price of gasoline is $4.46 a gallon. The price of diesel has risen 3 cents nationally in the past week and stands at $5.55 per gallon.

The cheapest station in Maine, Citgo on Moosehead Lake Rd. in Greenville, was priced at $4.24 a gallon while the most expensive was $4.89 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.

BDN writer Leela Stockley contributed to this report.