The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline increased less than a penny to $3.85 per gallon, 19 cents per gallon higher than last year at this time. The largest increase came in the Rocky Mountain region, where the average price is up six cents to $3.70 per gallon. The West Coast price increased a penny to $4.08 per gallon. East of the Rockies, the Gulf Coast and Midwest prices fell to $3.64 per gallon and $3.86 per gallon, respectively, while the East Coast price is $3.83 per gallon, up two cents from last week.
The national average diesel fuel price increased half a cent to remain at $4.13 per gallon, 27 cents per gallon higher than last year at this time. The largest increase came in the Rocky Mountain region, where the price increased two and a half cents to $4.24 per gallon. The Midwest and East Coast prices were both up a penny, to $4.08 per gallon and $4.11 per gallon, respectively. On the Gulf Coast, the average price fell half a cent to $4.02 per gallon, while the price on the West Coast is down a tenth of a cent to remain at $4.42 per gallon.