Diesel price drops another penny

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The national average price for a gallon of diesel dropped more than a penny in the week ending New Year’s Day, to $2.58, which was 13 cents higher than the year before.

The average price dropped in every region tracked by the U.S. Department of Energy. The biggest drop, nearly 3 cents, was in the Central Atlantic, while the smallest, 0.3 cents, was on the West Coast. The nation’s cheapest diesel was on the Gulf Coast at $2.50 a gallon, while the most expensive was on the West Coast at $2.853.

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