For a fifth consecutive week, the price of diesel fuel at truck stops throughout the nation continued to decline with the average price for a gallon of diesel at $2.843, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
That’s down 1.6 cents from the week before and $1.077 from a year ago last week. Prices declined in all regions, with the biggest drop recorded in California where truck drivers paid an average 2.9 cents per gallon less than the week before.
A fill up in the Gulf States saved drivers an average 2.5 cents per gallon. The lowest diesel prices were also in the Gulf States, where a gallon of diesel averaged $2.730 per gallon, followed closely by the Midwest, where prices averaged $2.731.
Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, June 29:
East Coast: $2.959 last week, $2.954 this week
New England: $3.085 last week, $3.071 this week
Central Atlantic: $3.102 last week, $3.094 this week
Lower Atlantic: $2.824 last week, $2.823 this week
Midwest: $2.746 last week, $2.731 this week
Gulf Coast: $2.755 last week, $2.730 this week
Rocky Mountains: $2.799 last week, $2.776 this week
California: $3.170 last week, $3.141 this week.