Streak of rising gas prices ends at 21 days
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A 21-day streak of increases that pushed the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County to its highest amount since Aug. 6, 2015, ended Thursday with a decrease of two-tenths of a cent to $3.841.
The average price rose 20.6 cents during the streak, including six- tenths of a cent on Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The streak was the longest since a 25-day streak from Jan. 16-Feb. 9.
The average price is 2.7 cents more than one week ago, 20.2 cents higher than one month ago and 80.2 cents greater than one year ago. It has risen 71.9 cents since the start of the year.