The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped six-tenths of a cent Tuesday to $3.677, the sixth consecutive decrease.
The average price is 2.3 cents less than one week ago and 12.6 cents lower than one month ago, but 3.7 cents more than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has dropped 2.3 cents over the past six days, including four-tenths of a cent on Monday.
The average price has risen 28.6 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average resumed dropping Tuesday, falling a half-cent to $3.648, one day after a six-day streak of decreases totaling 2.2 cents ended with an increase of one-tenth of a cent. It is 2.5 cents less than one week ago and 10.1 cents lower than one month ago, but 6.7 cents more than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 29.9 cents since the start of the year.