RIVERSIDE (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Riverside County rose for the 19th consecutive day Sunday, increasing 1.7 cents to $4.698.
The average price is the highest it’s been since Dec. 5, and is 13.2 cents more than one week ago and 32.2 cents higher than one month ago, but four- tenths of a cent less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
It is still $1.675 less than the record $6.373 on Oct. 5, 2022.
The national average price dropped four-tenths of a cent to $3.413. It is six-tenths of a cent less than one week ago, 3.4 cents more than one month ago, and 11.6 cents less than one year ago. The national average price has dropped $1.603 since rising to a record $5.016 on June 14.
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