Diesel price jumps again, up 5.4 cents

Diesel price is 13 cents higher in April.Diesel price is 13 cents higher in April.

Again this week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel surged, jumping 5.4 cents to $3.069, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Diesel prices have climbed 13 cents the past two weeks. The national diesel price is now 84 cents higher than a year ago.

All regions reported average retail prices above $3 a gallon, ranging $3.023 on the Gulf Coast to $3.221 in California. Price jumps of 7.4 cents were reported in California and on the West Coast, where the average price was $3.187. 

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