Gas drops to lowest price since April

Posted at 10:58 AM, Sep 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-20 13:58:48-04

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped Sunday to its lowest amount since April 18, decreasing 1.3 cents to $3.159.

The average price has dropped for 37 consecutive days and 63 of the past 66, decreasing $1.077, including 1.8 cents on Saturday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 14 cents less than one week ago, 56.4 cents lower than one month ago and 58.8 cents below what it was one year ago.

The decreases follow a seven-day stretch of increases totaling 73.7 cents that pushed the average price to its highest amount since May 8, 2014.

The average price dropped for 26 consecutive days, rose a total of 7.5 cents from Aug. 12-14, then resumed declining on Aug. 15.