Average national diesel prices slightly down

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down nine-tenths of a cent to $2.47 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Nov. 7. This marks the first decrease after a short-lived, one-week increase last week.

Diesel price averages went down in six of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Midwest region, where prices at the pump went down by 1.8 cents per gallon. Prices were up 1.8 cents in the West Coast less California region, the largest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:

U.S. – $2.47, down nine-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.474, down one-tenth of a cent
New England – $2.502, unchanged
Central Atlantic – $2.584, up one-tenth of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.384, down four-tenths of a cent
Midwest – $2.425, down 1.8 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.340, down 1.3 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.532, down nine-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.766, unchanged
West Coast less California – $2.673, up 1.8 cents
California – $2.840, down 1.5 cents