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Open Your Wallet: San Diego County Gas Prices Rise Slightly

A car is shown at a gas station near the San Diego State University campus in 2018.
A car is shown at a gas station near the San Diego State University campus in 2018. Photo by Megan Wood via inewsource

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose a half-cent Saturday to $5.386, one day after a 13-day streak of increases ended when the average price dropped three-tenths of a cent Friday.

It is 5.6 cents more than one week ago, 5.9 cents higher than one month ago and $1.038 greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 98.7 cents less than the record $6.373 set June 15.

The national average price dropped for the 95th consecutive day since rising to a record, falling 1 cent to $3.682. It has dropped $1.334 since rising to a record $5.016 on June 14.

The national average price is 4.2 cents less than one week ago and 26.1 cents lower than one month ago, but 48.8 cents more than one year ago.

–City News Service

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