The national average price for diesel rose 1.7 cents for the
week ending Monday, Jan. 30, according to the Energy Information
The national average of $2.489 per gallon marked the second
week of increases in a row, following a slight dip in mid-January.
saw the biggest increase, with prices jumping 5.9 cents to $2.733 per gallon.
The rest of the West Coast, by contrast, was nearly 10 cents lower at $2.640
per gallon. Even that, however, was a 3.2-cent increase from the previous week.
The lowest prices, meanwhile, were found in the Midwest, where prices rose less than a penny to $2.431
per gallon. The Gulf
Coast wasn’t too much
more at $2.455 per gallon.
Mountain region saw a
3.9-cent increase – the second highest in the country – to $2.474 per gallon.
Prices in the Lower Atlantic
region rose slightly to $2.481 per gallon. The Central
Atlantic was significantly higher at $2.618 per gallon. The New England region posted the only decrease for the week,
falling less than a penny to $2.661 per gallon.
The East Coast as a whole posted an average of $2.530 per
gallon for the week.