The U.S. average price of diesel fuel decreased two cents from last week to $2.81 per gallon, $1.08 per gallon lower than the same time last year.
Prices declined in all regions except the Rocky Mountain region where a marginal increase left the price virtually unchanged at $2.79 per gallon. The largest decline came on the West Coast where the price fell three cents to $3.04 per gallon. The East Coast and Midwest prices both decreased two cents to $2.92 per gallon and $2.70 per gallon, respectively. On the Gulf Coast, the price dropped by less than half a cent, remaining at $2.71 per gallon.