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Average gasoline price drops to lowest amount since Jan. 31

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped to its lowest amount since Jan. 31 Sunday, falling a half-cent to $3.82.

The average price has decreased for 25 consecutive days and is 4.9 cents less than one week ago, 16.6 cents lower than one month ago and 84.7 cents below what it was one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price has dropped 21.3 cents over the past 25 days, including seven-tenths of a cent on Saturday. The dropping prices were immediately preceded by a 16-day streak of rising prices totaling 18.2 cents.

The streak of decreases is the longest since a 31-day streak from July 24-Aug. 23.

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