The streak of decreases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was extended Thursday to 51 days but just barely with a drop of only one-tenth of a cent to $3.633.

The average price has dropped 49.6 cents during the streak, including four-tenths of a cent on both Tuesday and Wednesday, to its lowest amount since Aug. 31, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 2.7 cents less than one week ago and 24.8 cents lower than one month ago but 20.5 cents more than one year ago.

The streak of decreases is the longest since a 53-day streak from Oct. 24-Dec. 15, 2018.

The Orange County average price dropped for the 52nd consecutive day, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.547, its lowest amount since Aug. 26. It has dropped 54.1 cents during the streak, including three-tenths of a cent on Wednesday.

The Orange County average price is 3.4 cents less than one week ago and 27.3 cents lower than one month ago but 16.8 cents more than one year ago.

The Orange County streak of decreases is the longest since a 75-day streak from Oct. 9-Dec. 22, 2012.

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