Gasoline prices in Los Angeles and Orange Counties fall for 18th straight day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County fell today for the 18th day in a row and the 19th time in 20 days, falling 1.1 cent to $6.297.

The average price has fallen 16.3 cents over the past 20 days, including 1.9 cents on Friday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. The series of price drops follows an 18-day streak of increases totaling 36.9 cents.

The average price is 6 cents lower than a week ago, but 7.6 cents higher than a month ago and $1.985 higher than a year ago.

The Orange County average price also fell for the 18th straight day and the 19th time in 20 days, falling 1.7 cents to $6.204. It has fallen 20.6 cents over the past 20 days, including 2.1 cents on Friday. The series of price declines follows a 17-day streak of increases totaling 35.1 cents.

Orange County’s average price is 7.6 cents lower than a week ago, but four tenths of a cent higher than a month ago and $1.933 higher than a month ago. a year.

The national average price fell for the 18th day in a row after an 18-day streak of increases, falling 2 cents to $4.822. It has fallen 19.4 cents over the past 18 days, including 1.5 cents on Friday.

The national average price rose 41.5 cents during the 18-day streak of increases. That’s 8.6 cents less than a week ago, but 10.7 cents more than a month ago and $1.696 more than a year ago.

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