The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased four cents to $3.39 per gallon, 10 cents higher than last year at this time. Prices decreased in all regions of the nation. The Midwest and Rocky Mountain prices are both down seven cents, to $3.32 per gallon and $3.41 per gallon, respectively. Declining a nickel, the West Coast price is $3.62 per gallon, and the East Coast price is $3.46 per gallon, three cents lower than last week.
The national average diesel fuel price decreased a penny to $4.03 per gallon, 10 cents higher than last year at this time. Prices decreased in all regions of the nation except the East Coast, where the price increased a fraction of a cent to $4.10 per gallon. The largest decrease came in the Rocky Mountain region, where the price declined seven cents to $3.99 per gallon. On the West Coast, the price is $4.10 per gallon, a decrease of two cents from last week. The Midwest price is down a penny to $4.01 per gallon, and the Gulf Coast price decreased less than a penny to remain at $3.90 per gallon.