The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Sunday for the sixth consecutive day, decreasing one-tenth of a cent to $3.749.
The average price is 1.2 cents less than one week ago, but 3.7 cents higher than one month ago and 71.5 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has risen 59.9 cents since the start of the year.
The average price dropped one-tenth of a cent on Tuesday, two-tenths of a cent on Wednesday, three-tenths of a cent on Thursday, two-tenths of a cent on Friday and three-tenths of a cent Saturday.
The Orange County average price dropped two-tenths of a cent Sunday to $3.707. It is 1.7 cents less than one week ago, but 3.1 cents more than one month ago and 69.2 cents higher than one year ago.
The Orange County average price dropped six days in a row, then remained unchanged Saturday before dropping again Sunday. It has risen 59.1 cents since the start of the year.
“Oil prices have dropped in the last couple of weeks as local gasoline supplies have risen, setting up conditions for pump prices to drop,” said Jeffrey Spring, the Automobile Club of Southern California’s corporate communications manager.
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