The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Wednesday for the 29th consecutive day, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.658, its lowest amount since Sept. 3.

The average price has dropped 21.9 cents over the past 29 days, including nine-tenths of a cent on Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 4.8 cents less than one week ago and 21.6 cents lower than one month ago, but 41.2 cents more than one year ago. It has risen 50.8 cents since the start of the year.

The streak of decreases is the longest in Los Angeles County since a 33-day run from Sept. 12-Oct. 14, 2017.

A 27-day streak of decreases in the Orange County average price ended Wednesday with an increase of one-tenth of a cent to $3.61. The average price dropped 21.4 cents during the streak to its lowest amount since Sept. 8.

The Orange County average price is 4.2 cents less than one week ago and 21.3 cents lower than one month ago, but 40.6 cents more than one year ago. It has risen 49.4 cents since the start of the year.

The streak was the longest in Orange County since a 37-day run from Nov. 15-Dec. 21, 2017.

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