It's not quite time to plan a cross-country trip, but prices at the pump held steady at the national level overnight, although they increased in our region, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

The five-county Philadelphia region saw the average price of a gallon of no-lead move up a penny to $3.98.

South Jersey's average moved up 2 cents overnight to $3.83.

At the national level, the average stayed at $3.94.

Diesel prices weren't standing still, however. The average for a gallon was $4.97 (up 1 cent) in the Philadelphia region; $4.74 (up 1 cent) in South Jersey; and $4.78 (up 1 cent) at the national level.

Sweet crude for July delivery was down $2.45 at $126.40 a barrel in electronic trade on the New York Mercantile Exchange by afternoon in Europe.

The contract fell $3.34 to settle at $128.85 a barrel yesterday, the first day of trade after the Memorial Day holiday.