For the third week in a row, the average U.S. price for a gallon of diesel went up, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The average price for a gallon of diesel on Monday, April 2, was $3.042 per gallon. That is 3.2 cents higher than a week earlier.
The lowest prices across the U.S. were in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Lower Atlantic. There the average prices stayed below $3 per gallon.
The biggest increases were on the West Coast, according to the EIA. The average price per gallon of diesel fuel in West Coast states other than California went up 5.5 cents on Monday compared to a week previous. In California, the average price went up 4.5 cents.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
U.S. – $3.042, up 3.2 cents
East Coast – $3.066, up 2.8 cents
New England – $3.117, up two-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $3.233, up 1.6 cents
Lower Atlantic – $2.938, up 4 cents
Midwest – $2.962, 2.8 cents9
Gulf Coast – $2.851, up 2.8 cents
Rocky Mountain – $3.044, up 5.3 cents
West Coast less California – $3.202, up 5.5 cents
California – $3.714, up 4.5 cents.