The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose Tuesday for the 15th consecutive day, increasing four-tenths of a cent to $2.896.
The average price has risen 8.9 cents over the past 15 days, including six-tenths of a cent on Monday, according to figures released by the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 6.3 cents more than one week ago and 8.7 cents higher than one month ago but $1.078 less than one year ago. It has dropped 70.6 cents since the start of the year.
The streak of increases began seven days after the final day of a run of 58 decreases in 61 days totaling 76 cents that dropped the average price to its lowest amount since Dec. 29, 2016.
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