Average San Diego County gas price records largest increase since 2015

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County recorded its largest increase since July 12, 2015,
on Sept. 27, rising 14.3 cents to $6.043, its highest amount since July 11.

The average price has risen 12 consecutive days and 25 of the past 26, increasing 82.1 cents, including 11.6 cents Tuesday, according to figures
from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It is 56.4 cents more than one week ago, 79.3 cents higher than one month ago and $1.692 greater than one
year ago.

The national average price rose for the eighth consecutive day following a 98-day streak of decreases totaling $1.342, increasing 1.8 cents to $3.765. It has risen 9.1 cents over the past eight days, including 2.2 cents Tuesday.

The national average price is 8.4 cents more than one week ago and 57.8 cents higher than one year ago but 8.8 cents less than one month ago.

The national average price is $1.251 less than the record $5.016 set June 14.

Sully, Co Host of On The Air with Sully & Little Tommy, joined KUSI’s Lauren Phinney to talk about what rising gas prices say about the overall economy and state of the State.

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