Gas Price Report For May 31, 2021

*Editor’s note: Memorial Day holiday May 31. Report released June 1.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

05/17/21 05/24/21 05/31/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.028 3.020 3.027 +0.007 +1.053
East Coast (PADD1) 2.939 2.934 2.928 -0.006 +1.015
New England (PADD1A) 2.932 2.937 2.938 +0.001 +0.998
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.038 3.043 3.042 -0.001 +0.946
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.876 2.865 2.853 -0.012 +1.063
Midwest (PADD2) 2.914 2.896 2.931 +0.035 +1.038
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.778 2.750 2.717 -0.033 +1.098
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.129 3.145 3.157 +0.012 +1.064
West Coast (PADD5) 3.675 3.698 3.724 +0.026 +1.146
West Coast less California 3.322 3.334 3.341 +0.007 +1.023

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

05/17/21 05/24/21 05/31/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.249 3.253 3.255 +0.002 +0.869
East Coast (PADD1) 3.228 3.235 3.239 +0.004 +0.747
New England (PADD1A) 3.152 3.150 3.165 +0.015 +0.550
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.395 3.406 3.414 +0.008 +0.748
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.130 3.137 3.135 -0.002 +0.786
Midwest (PADD2) 3.197 3.199 3.197 -0.002 +0.971
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.029 3.029 3.027 -0.002 +0.856
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.361 3.362 3.377 0.015 +1.037
West Coast (PADD5) 3.735 3.751 3.762 +0.011 +0.862
West Coast less California 3.383 3.395 3.410 +0.015 +0.850
California 4.029 4.047 4.055 +0.008 +0.874

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

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