The price for a gallon of diesel fuel increased in all but one region of the country last week, averaging $2.021 per gallon, which was 3.2 cents more than the week before, according to figures released Monday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
For the week ending March 7, prices climbed between 1.4 cents in California and 4.6 cents in both the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Only truckstops in the New England states showed lower prices — down .07 cents at an average $2.147 per gallon.
Last week’s prices were still down more than 92 cents over the same time period a year ago.
Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, March 7:
- East Coast: $2.054 last week, $2.077 this week
- New England: $2.154 last week, $2.147 this week
- Central Atlantic: $2.171 last week, $2.188 this week
- Lower Atlantic: $1.945 last week, $1.979 this week
- Midwest: $1.937 last week, $1.983 this week
- Gulf Coast: $1.874 last week, $1.907 this week
- Rocky Mountains: $1.881 last week, $1.927 this week
- California: $2.302 last week, $2.316 this week.