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Average San Diego County Gas Price Drops for 40th Consecutive Day

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The average price of a gallon of self-service regular gasoline in San Diego County fell Monday for the 40th straight day since hitting a record high, dropping 1 cent to $5.698, the lowest since March 9.

The average price fell 67.5 cents during the streak, including 1.7 cents on Sunday, data from AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The streak of declines follows a streak of 19 gains in 20 days, totaling 35.5 cents.

The average price is 18 cents less than a week ago and 58.3 cents lower than a month ago, but $1.381 more than a year ago. It has fallen 67.5 cents since hitting a record high of $6.373 on June 15.

The national average price fell for a 41st straight day after an 18-day streak of gains, falling 1.1 cents to $4.355. It has fallen 66.1 cents over the past 41 days, including 1.6 cents on Sunday, after rising 41.5 cents during its 18-day rally.

The national average is 16.6 cents lower than a week ago and 55.3 cents lower than a month ago, but 1.20 cents higher than a year ago. It has fallen 66.1 cents since hitting a record high of $5.016 on June 14.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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