National average diesel fuel prices hit $2.44 per gallon as of July 13, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This is a less than 1-cent rise from the previous week with overall national average prices still down around 61 cents per gallon compared to same time last year.
So far in 2020, a peak of $3.08 occured the week of Jan. 6 and diesel prices have declined since then. National average gasoline prices are also experiencing a gradual rise, according to AAA.
Current average diesel prices by region have all increased week-over-week, but are still down year-over-year, according to the EIA:
- East Coast: $2.53
- Midwest: $2.31
- Gulf Coast: $2.20
- Rocky Mountains: $2.35
- West Coast: $2.95