WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped 2.2 cents to $3.244 for the week ending June 18, the Energy Information Agency of the Department of Energy reported.
It’s the third consecutive week the price has dropped after the most recent peak of $3.288 for the week ending May 28.
Every region of the country showed a decline led by a 2.7 cent drop in the Midwest and a 2.6 cent drop in the Gulf Coast region.
The highest cost per gallon is in California at $3.976, the lowest along the Gulf Coast at $3.016.
The price for the week ending June 18 is 75.5 cents higher than the same week last year.