Average San Diego County gas price drops to lowest amount since Feb. 23

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped Tuesday for the 25th consecutive day, decreasing 5.1 cents to $4.768, its lowest amount since Feb. 23.

The average price has decreased 58 times in 62 days since rising to a record $6.435 on Oct. 5, falling $1.667, including 1.1 cents on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 27 cents less than one week ago and 74 cents lower than one month ago, but 12.5 cents more than one year ago.

The national average price dropped for the 27th consecutive day, decreasing 2.3 cents to $3.38. It is 14.1 cents less than one week ago and 42.4 cents lower than one month ago, but 2.2 cents more than one year ago.

The national average price has dropped 42.5 cents over the past 27 days, including 1 cent Monday. It is $1.636 lower than the record $5.016 set June 14.

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