Diesel prices up 3 cents

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After rising by a fraction of a cent last week, the average price of a gallon of diesel rose almost three cents to $2.918 for the week ending Monday, March 12. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, every region except the Rocky Mountains and the West Coast experienced a cost hike.

The Rockies stayed at $3.041 per gallon, while the West Coast remained at $3.149. Californians continued to pay the most, at $3.217 per gallon. The Gulf Coast experienced the biggest leap – rising 4 cents to $2.848; however, the region still has the lowest prices in the nation. Fuel in the Central Atlantic region cost $3.

For state-by state diesel prices, updated daily, click here.