The national average price of diesel rose 1.6 cents for the week ending
Feb. 27, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The national average rose to $2.471 per gallon for the week, after two
weeks of falling prices.
The West Coast saw the biggest increase, jumping 2.9 cents to $2.623
per gallon. California, though, still had the highest prices, coming in at an
average of $2.688 per gallon.
The lowest average was found in the Midwest, at $2.417 per gallon,
though even that was 1.9-cents higher than the previous week.
The Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions each saw increases of more
than a penny, rising to $2.443 and $2.509 per gallon, respectively.
The Lower Atlantic region post an increase of less than a penny, coming
in at an average of $2.441 per gallon, The Central Atlantic and New England
regions were significantly higher, each at $2.593 per gallon.
The East Coast as a whole, meanwhile, posted an average of $2.493 per
gallon, up less than a penny from the previous week.