Gas pump. Photo credit: Alexander Nguyen

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose Saturday for the 26th consecutive day and 44th time in 45 days, increasing 1.4 cents to $3.773, its highest amount since Dec. 5, 2019.

The average price has increased 42.8 cents over the past 45 days, including eight-tenths of a cent on Friday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

It is 6.5 cents more than one week ago, 30 cents higher than one month ago and 24.9 cents greater than one year ago.

–City News Service

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