The national average for diesel fuel prices is back above $2.50 per gallon during the week ending July 24, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of diesel fuel is now $2.507.
Prices increased during the week in all regions across the country, with the most significant increase coming in the West Coast less California region, which saw a 2.2-cent increase.
California continues to be home to the nation’s highest fuel prices at $2.877 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.685 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.342 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.441 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
- New England – $2.574
- Midwest – $2.452
- Rocky Mountain – $2.598
- West Coast less California – $2.678
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week had diesel prices increasing by 3.2 cents to $2.474 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.873 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf
Coast region at $2.349 per gallon.