Diesel prices rise 2.2 cents

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Average U.S. diesel prices rose this week, climbing 2.2 cents to $2.55 a gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The average price of a gallon of diesel is $1.95 less than a year ago when prices were still near their all-time peak.

Prices rose in all regions tracked by DOE except for the Rocky Mountain area, where the price dipped less than a penny to $2.537. The least expensive region is the Gulf Coast at $2.513, and the most costly is California at $2.763.

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