Average LA County gas price drops for 6th consecutive day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Sunday for the sixth consecutive day, decreasing 1.2 cents to $5.987.

The average price has dropped 8.3 cents over the past six days, including 2 cents Saturday, its largest decrease since April 2, 2020, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 8.2 cents less than one week ago but 97.3 cents higher than one month ago and $2.029 more than one year ago.

The average price rose $1.283 during a 32-day streak of increases that ended last Sunday.

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The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County recorded its largest decrease since April 2, 2020, dropping below $6 for the first time since March 21.



The Orange County average price dropped for the fifth consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $5.938. It has dropped 9.1 cents over the past five days, including 2.9 cents Saturday, its largest decrease since at least June 2019.

The Orange County average price is 8.6 cents less than one week ago but 94.8 cents higher than one month ago and $2.001 more than one year ago.

The Orange County average price rose $1.277 during a 35-day streak of increases that ended last Sunday.

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