26-Day Streak Of Dropping Gas Prices Ends

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 12:00:00 AM

Mirror Staff

The average gas price in

L.A. County was unchanged on May 26 at $4.153, and that ended a 26-day streak

of decreases.

The average price today in Orange County was $4.14, and that was up two-tenths

of a cent from Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price

Information Service.

The average L.A. price had

dropped 17.2 cents during the 26-day streak, which began immediately after an

eight-day streak of increases. Today's average price is 3 cents less than one

week ago and 16.2 cents lower than one month ago, but 9.4 cents more than one

year ago.

The Memorial Day record price in L.A. County is $4.299, set in 2012.

The Orange County average

price today was 2.8 cents less than one week ago and 17 cents lower than one

month ago, but 11.2 cents more than one year ago.

The Orange County Memorial

Day record price is $4.266, also set in 2012.

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