Average diesel prices
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up by 2.6 cents from last week to $2.904 per gallon for the week ending Monday, May 18. This marks the fifth consecutive week of increases after five weeks of declining prices.
Diesel price averages went up in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the Midwest region, where prices at the pump went up by 4.3 cents per gallon. Prices went up by two-tenths of a cent in the New England region, the smallest increase in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.904, up 2.6 cents
East Coast – $3.007, up 1.0 cent
New England – $3.093, up two-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $3.158, up seven-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.875, up 1.5 cents
Midwest – $2.791, up 4.3 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.793, up 2.2 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.813, up 4.1 cents
West Coast – $3.162, up 2.3 cents
West Coast less California – $3.033, up 3.1 cents
California – $3.268, up 1.8 cents