The average price of a gallon of self-service gasoline in San Diego County fell for the 10th straight day on Saturday since hitting a record high, decreasing 5.6 cents to $6,101.
The average price has fallen 33.4 cents over the past 10 days, including 4.5 cents on Friday, according to data from AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. The decline followed a streak of 32 gains in 33 days totaling $1,213.
The average price is 26.6 cents lower than a week ago, but 71.7 cents higher than a month ago and $1,693 higher than a year ago.
The national average price fell for the fourth straight day after a streak of 20 gains in 21 days for a total of 24.9 cents, down 1.1 cent to $3,892. It has fallen 3.1 cents over the past four days, including 1 cent on Friday.
The average price in the country is 1.2 cents lower than a week ago, but 19.4 cents higher than a month ago and 58.6 cents higher than a year ago. That’s $1,124 less than the record $5,016 set on June 14. The string of gains followed a 98-day losing streak totaling $1,342 that began the day after the record was set.