The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Monday for the 27th consecutive day, decreasing a half-cent to $3.835, its lowest amount since Sept. 24.
The average price has dropped 29.4 cents during the streak, including 1.1 cents Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 6 cents less than one week ago and 29.3 cents lower than a month ago but 27.9 cents more than one year ago. The average price has increased 44.4 cents since the start of the year.
The streak is the longest since a 46-day streak from May 8-June 22.
The Orange County average price dropped for the 28th consecutive day, decreasing eight-tenths of a cent to $3.766, its lowest amount since Sept. 24. It has dropped 32.2 cents during the streak, including a half-cent Sunday.
The Orange County average price is 7.3 cents less than a week ago and 32.1 cents lower than one month ago but 26.3 cents more than a year ago. It has increased 41.7 cents since the start of the year.
The streak is the longest since a 37-day streak from Nov. 15-Dec. 21, 2017.
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