The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its lowest amount since Dec. 29, decreasing seven-tenths of a cent to $3.628.
The average price has dropped on 68 of the past 69 days and is 6.7 cents less than one week ago and 21.8 cents lower than one month ago, but 6 cents more than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price has fallen $1.077 over the past 69 days, including 1 cent on Sunday. It decreased for 48 consecutive days, was unchanged Nov. 27 and resumed dropping the next day.
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The Orange County average price decreased today for the 70th consecutive day, falling 1.1 cents to $3.591, its lowest amount since Dec. 28.
The Orange County average price has decreased $1.099 over the past 70 days, including 1 cent on Sunday, after rising 51.3 cents over the previous six days to a record high of $4.69 on Oct. 8.
The Orange County average price is 7 cents less than one week ago and 21.3 cents lower than one month ago, but 6 cents more than one year ago.
The streak of dropping prices is the longest since a 90-day streak from
Sept. 16-Dec. 14, 2008.