For the fifth week running, U.S. average diesel price drops

By Land Line staff | 11/26/2018

The average price per gallon for a diesel fuel dropped 2 cents on Monday, Nov. 26, compared to the Monday before, according to the federal Energy Information Administration.

This is the fifth consecutive week of average price drops. The smallest decrease was in New England, where the average price dropped by a third of a cent. West Coast states saw average drops of 2-3 cents.

The price is 33.5 cents higher than one year ago Monday.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:

  • U.S. – $3.261, down 2.1 cents.
  • East Coast – $3.277, down 1.8 cents.
  • New England – $3.344, down three-tenths of a cent.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.447, down 2 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $3.145, down 2 cents.
  • Midwest – $3.185, down 3.1 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $3.035, down 1 cent.
  • Rocky Mountain – $3.339, down 2.1 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.739, down 2.8 cents.
  • West Coast, less California – $3.455, down 2 cents.
  • California – $3.964, down 3.6 cents.

AAA reports a national average price per gallon for diesel fuel at $3.199 for Monday, Nov. 26.

A week previous, the price was $3.223

A month previous, AAA reported $3.287 per gallon and a year ago $2.839 per gallon.

The highest recorded average price for diesel was $4.845 per gallon on July 17, 2008, according to AAA.

 

 

 

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