The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased five cents to $3.71 per gallon, down 12 cents from last year at this time. Prices declined in all regions of the nation, with the largest decrease in the Midwest, where the price decreased nine cents to $3.62 per gallon. The East Coast price dropped four cents to $3.73 per gallon, and the Gulf Coast price is $3.54 per gallon, down three cents from last week. The West Coast price is down two cents to $4.05 per gallon, and the Rocky Mountain price is $3.47 per gallon, a penny less than last week.
The national average diesel fuel price decreased four cents to $4.09 per gallon, four cents lower than last year at this time. Prices decreased in all regions of the nation, with the East and West Coast prices dropping a nickel, to $4.12 per gallon and $4.23 per gallon, respectively. The Midwest and Rocky Mountain prices decreased to $4.04 per gallon and $4.01 per gallon, respectively, a decrease of four cents in each region. Rounding out the regions, the Gulf Coast price dropped three cents to $4.04 per gallon.