The average cost for a gallon of diesel fuel nationwide on Monday went up by almost 2 cents compared to a week previous, according to the Energy Information Administration.
On Monday, Aug. 27, the EIA reported the U.S. average price per gallon of diesel cost $3.226.
Average prices went up in every region. Average prices went up more than 2 cents in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions.
The average price per gallon for diesel fuel is 61.1 cents higher than a year ago. The year started with an average U.S. price for diesel on Jan. 1 of $2.973.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
- U.S. – $3.226, up 1.9 cents
- East Coast – $3.219, up 1.2 cents
- New England – $3.267, up three-fifths of a cent
- Central Atlantic – $3.385, up a half cent
- Lower Atlantic – $3.094, up 1.8 cents
- Midwest – $3.153, up 2.4 cents
- Gulf Coast – $3.004, up 2.3 cents
- Rocky Mountain – $3.364, up 1.5 cents
- West Coast – $3.719, up 1.3 cents
- West Coast, less California, $3.433, up 1 cent
- California – $3.945, up 1.6 cents.