Averge retail diesel fuel prices in the U.S. hit $5.49 per gallon.  -  Photo: Work Truck/EIA

Averge retail diesel fuel prices in the U.S. hit $5.49 per gallon.

Photo: Work Truck/EIA

National average retail diesel fuel prices were $4.96 per gallon as of Sept. 19, 2022, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

This average price represents a decrease of 7 cents from the prior week and an increase of $1.57 over the same time last year. National average diesel fuel prices peaked to $5.81 per gallon on June 20, 2022, declined through mid August and popped back up slightly through late August/early September.

All regions experienced a large price increase year-over-year but a small decrease from the prior week.

Current average diesel prices by region are:

  • East Coast: $4.89
  • Midwest: $5.00
  • Gulf Coast: $4.69
  • Rocky Mountain: $4.93
  • West Coast: $5.61
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