The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday for the 44th consecutive day, decreasing eight-tenths of a cent to $3.511, its lowest amount since March 21.
The average price has dropped 36.6 cents over the past 44 days, including 1.5 cents on Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 8.5 cents less than one week ago and 27.7 cents lower than one month ago, but 32.5 cents more than one year ago. It has risen 36.1 cents since the start of the year.
The streak of decreases is the longest since a 92-day run from Oct. 2, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015.
The Orange County average price dropped for the 42nd time in 43 days Thursday, decreasing 1.2 cents to $3.458, its lowest amount since March 20. It has dropped 36.5 cents over the past 43 days, including nine-tenths of a cent on Wednesday.
The Orange County average price is 7.9 cents less than one week ago and 27.5 cents lower than one month ago, but 33.2 cents more than one year ago. It has risen 34.2 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price dropped for 27 consecutive days, rose one-tenth of a cent Nov. 21, then resumed declining the following day.
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