The average cost for a gallon of diesel fuel nationwide on Monday dropped almost 2 cents compared to a week previous, according to the Energy Information Administration.
On Monday, July 26, the EIA reported the U.S. average price per gallon of diesel cost $3.22.
The average price for diesel fuel dropped in every region reported by the EIA, ranging from a small fraction of a penny to as much as 2.9 cents in the Midwest.
The price is 71.3 cents higher than a year ago.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
- U.S. – $3.22, down 1.9 cents
- East Coast – $3.217, down 1.9 cents
- New England – $3.269, down 1.4 cents
- Central Atlantic – $3.389, down 1.6 cents
- Midwest – $3.142, down 2.9 cents
- Gulf Coast – $2.993, down 1.1 cents
- Rocky Mountain – $3.369, down one-tenth of a cent
- West Coast – $3.718, down 2.3 cents
- West Coast less California – $3.436, down 2 cents
- California – $3.943, down 2.5 cents