Average diesel price 61 cents higher than a year ago

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The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel went up another 3 cents, to $2.313, for the week ending June 20. That’s 61 cents more than the national average price a year ago.

The average diesel price increased in all regions tracked by the U.S. Department of Energy. The biggest increase, a nickel, was in the Central Atlantic region; the smallest increase, 2 cents, was in the Rocky Mountains.

On average, diesel was most expensive in the Central Atlantic region at $2.451 and least expensive in the Rocky Mountains at $2.236.

For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, visit http://www.etrucker.com/apps/promiles/fuelprices.asp.