With the fourth of July holiday weekend upon us, Nebraska's retail gasoline price jumped 6 cents from last week to $2.23 with metro prices ranging from $2.19 in Norfolk to $2.25 in Lincoln. This week's state average was 38 cents higher than the price at this time last year. For the third consecutive week, the largest regional price increase was in the Midwest with an increase of 7.6 cents per gallon. As of June 24, the Midwest gasoline stock level was in the normal range with 51.3 million barrels.
The same three metros broke diesel price records again this week. Grand Island, Kearney, and North Platte continue to nudge over their respective highs. The state average retail diesel price increased 3 cents from last week to $2.36 per gallon with metro prices ranging from $2.32 in Columbus and North Platte to $2.36 in Grand Island and Omaha. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average is 62 cents higher than the price at this time last year. The Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was in the normal range with 21.4 million barrels as of June 24.
An archive of this report and historical weekly prices are available.