Americans are paying more 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 $3.713 per gallon Monday, up $0.030 from a week ago and $0.193 above the same time last year. West Coast prices made the biggest $0.046 leap, while Gulf Coast prices remained at week-ago levels.
While gas prices increased, diesel also prices edged higher, up $0.004 over the past week to $3.975 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.124 per gallon above the same time last year. The West Coast also saw the biggest diesel price increase this past week ($0.025), while East Coast prices managed to dip $0.005.
At these latest prices, the West Coast is the only region paying more than $4 per gallon for gasoline ($4.073) while the East Coast doles out the most for diesel ($4.065). On the other end, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.491 and diesel for $3.824 per gallon.