Gas Prices Dip to $3.668 Per Gallon

Americans are paying less at the gas pump this week, according to an Energy Information Administration report released Monday.

The national average price for regular gasoline clocked in at $3.668 per gallon on Monday, which was down $0.016 from a week ago but still $0.065 higher than the same time last year. West Coast gas prices dropped the most over the past week ($0.033), while Midwest prices barely budged, rising on average one-tenth of one penny. 

Source: eia.gov. 

Diesel prices took a hint from gasoline, also falling $0.016 over the past week to $3.948 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.082 per gallon above the same time last year. Every U.S. region saw diesel prices drop this past week. The Gulf Coast enjoyed the biggest dip ($0.016), while Rocky Mountain prices fell just $0.008. 

Source: eia.gov. 

At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($4.022), while the East Coast doles out $4.041 for diesel. On the other end, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.437 per gallon and diesel for $3.797. 


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