The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up one-tenth of a cent to $2.479 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Oct. 31. This marks the first increase after a short-lived, one-week decrease last week.
Diesel price averages went up in seven of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the California region, where prices at the pump went up by 2.7 cents per gallon. Prices were down nine-tenths of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region, the largest decrease in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.479, up one-tenth of a cent
East Coast – $2.475, up seven-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.502, up 1.7 cents
Central Atlantic – $2.583, up two-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.388, up 1.0 cent
Midwest – $2.443, down eight-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.353, unchanged
Rocky Mountain – $2.541, down nine-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.766, up 1.9 cents
West Coast less California – $2.655, up 1.0 cent
California – $2.855, up 2.7 cents