For two straight weeks now, the U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that the national diesel average has dropped slightly – down 1.4 cents to average $2.594 per gallon on Monday, July 6.
According to the EIA’s report, fuel prices were averaging nearly $4.727 per gallon at the pump this same week a year ago.
Eight of the nine regions are again reporting slight decreases in fuel prices. For the second week in a row, the Rocky Mountain region is reporting an increase of 1.7 cents per gallon to average $2.646 per gallon for fuel.
California again tops the list as having the highest regional average for diesel at $2.787 per gallon, up two-tenths of a cent from a week ago. The region with the lowest price – the Gulf Coast – is selling fuel for around $2.548, a decrease of 2.1 cents, from a week ago.
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: $2.614
- New England: $2.656
- Central Atlantic: $2.713
- Lower Atlantic: $2.564
- Midwest: $2.569
- Gulf Coast: $2.548
- Rocky Mountain: $2.646
- West Coast: $2.712
- California: $2.787