After a five-week drop, the national average price for diesel increased 1.8 cents per gallon to $2.60 this past week.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s report on Tuesday, Oct. 13, the national average price is still down $1.059 per gallon from a year ago when diesel was averaging around $3.659 per gallon.
Eight of the nine regions are reporting increases at the pumps while the California region – which still has the highest price for fuel – is reporting a one-tenth-of-a-cent drop from a week ago to average $2.791 per gallon.
The Gulf Coast region is again reporting the lowest price of all the regions for fuel at $2.532 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: $2.612
- New England: $2.690
- Central Atlantic: $2.720
- Lower Atlantic: $2.556
- Midwest: $2.586
- Gulf Coast: $2.532
- Rocky Mountain: $2.648
- West Coast: $2.740
- California: $2.791