Diesel jumps another 4.4 cents to $2.616

| 6/22/2009

During the past three weeks, the national average has shot up more than 26 cents per gallon for diesel.

According to the latest U.S. Energy Information Administration report released on Monday, June 22, diesel prices have inched up another 4.4 cents to average $2.616 per gallon.

This is still down $2.032 from a year ago when fuel was averaging $4.648 per gallon.

All nine regions are again reporting increases at the pump. The California region is reporting the highest regional average price for fuel at $2.789 per gallon, while the lowest price is being reported in the Gulf Coast region at $2.583 per gallon.

Below are the regional prices for ULSD reported by the Department of Energy. To see a map of the states in each of the listed regions, click here.

  • East Coast: $2.639
  • New England: $2.670
  • Central Atlantic: $2.729
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.594
  • Midwest: $2.591
  • Gulf Coast: $2.583
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.613
  • West Coast: $2.725
  • California: $2.789