The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Riverside County dropped one-tenth of a cent Saturday to $3.909, the third time in four days it has changed by one-tenth of cent or less.

The average price rose one-tenth of a cent on Thursday and was unchanged on Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It rose six-tenths of a cent Friday to its highest amount since Nov. 17, 2019.

The average price is 1 cent higher than one week ago, 14.1 cents more than one month ago and $1.072 greater than one year ago. It has risen by 73.3 cents since the start of the year, mainly because of a run of 82 increases in 84 days totaling 70.4 cents that ended March 30.

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