The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel had a decrease of 1.3 cents from last week to $2.485 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Nov. 2. This marks the third consecutive week of decreases after a sharp increase three weeks ago.
Diesel price averages went down in eight 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 fell by 2.4 cents per gallon. Prices went up by four-tenths of a cent in the California region, the only increase in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.485, down 1.3 cents
East Coast – $2.492, down seven-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.546, down seven-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $2.604, down 1.6 cents
Lower Atlantic – $2.396, unchanged
Midwest – $2.516, down 2.4 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.290, down nine-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.497, down 1.1 cents
West Coast – $2.697, down six-tenths of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.549, down 1.8 cents
California – $2.817, up four-tenths of a cent