Motorists in Maryland are paying 9 cents more at the pump when compared with a week ago.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $2.21, up from $2.12 a week ago.
The price of gas in the state is a penny above the national average of $2.20.
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in cities around the state includes $2.21 in Baltimore, $2.23 in Cumberland, $2.25 in Hagerstown and $2.18 in Salisbury.
Motorists in the state are paying 35 cents less per gallon than at this time last year when the average price of a gallon of regular gas was $2.56 per gallon.