Average San Diego County gas price records another sharp decrease
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped 5.5 cents Wednesday to $5.93, one day after recording its largest decrease since at least 2018, 7.2 cents.
The average price has dropped 14 consecutive days since rising to a record, decreasing 50.5 cents, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. The decreases follow a run of 32 increases in 33 days totaling $1.213.
The average price is 32.3 cents less than one week ago, but 53.7 cents more than one month ago and $1.478 higher than one year ago.
The national average price dropped for the seventh time in eight days, decreasing 1.6 cents to $3.854. It has dropped 6.9 cents over the past eight days, including 1.8 cents Tuesday. The national average price dropped five consecutive days, was unchanged Monday and resumed dropping Tuesday.
The national average price is 6.8 cents less than one week ago, but 17.7 cents more than one month ago and 51.4 cents higher than one year ago. It is $1.162 less than the record $5.016 set June 14.