Average Gas Price Continues To Drop In Southern California For Almost A Month Straight

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas in Southern California.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 28th consecutive day, decreasing 1.2 cents to $3.823, its lowest amount since Sept. 24.

The average price has dropped 30.6 cents during the streak, including a half-cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 5.8 cents less than one week ago and 30.5 cents lower than a month ago but 27.7 cents more than one year ago. The average price has increased by 43.2 cents since the start of the year.

The streak is the longest since a 46-day streak from May 8-June 22.

The Orange County average price dropped for the 29th consecutive day, decreasing 1.6 cents to $3.75, its lowest amount since Sept. 19. It has dropped 33.8 cents during the streak, including eight-tenths of a cent on Monday.

The Orange County average price is 7 cents less than a week ago and 33.6 cents lower than one month ago but 25.3 cents more than a year ago. It has increased 40.1 cents since the start of the year.

The streak is the longest since a 37-day streak from Nov. 15-Dec. 21, 2017.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Riverside County dropped today for the 30th consecutive day, decreasing 1.4 cents to $3.727, its lowest amount since Sept. 24.

The average price has dropped 30.2 cents during the streak, including eight-tenths of a cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The decreases were preceded by a five-day streak of increases totaling 3 cents.

The average price is 6.5 cents less than one week ago and 30.2 cents lower than one month ago but 29.2 cents higher than one year ago. It has increased by 45.9 cents since the start of the year.

The streak of decreases is the longest since a 36-day streak from May 21-June 25.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 27th consecutive day, decreasing 1.3 cents to $3.809, its lowest amount since Sept. 25.

The average price has dropped 24.9 cents during the streak, including two-tenths of a cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 5.9 cents less than one week ago and 24.8 cents less than one month ago but 29.5 cents more than one year ago. It has increased 46.8 cents since the start of the year.

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