The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Tuesday for the 28th consecutive day, decreasing 1.2 cents to $3.823, its lowest amount since Sept. 24.
The average price has dropped 30.6 cents during the streak, including a half-cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 5.8 cents less than one week ago and 30.5 cents lower than a month ago but 27.7 cents more than one year ago. The average price has increased 43.2 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 29th consecutive day, decreasing 1.6 cents to $3.75, its lowest amount since Sept. 19. It has dropped 33.8 cents during the streak, including eight-tenths of a cent on Monday.
The Orange County average price is 7 cents less than a week ago and 33.6 cents lower than one month ago but 25.3 cents more than a year ago. It has increased 40.1 cents since the start of the year.
The streak is the longest since a 37-day streak from Nov. 15-Dec. 21, 2017.