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The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose Tuesday for the 11th consecutive day after dropping 76 times in the previous 79 days, increasing 2.1 cents to $5.369.

The average price has increased 14.7 cents over the past 11 days, including a half-cent Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It is 11.3 cents more than one week ago, 1.2 cents more than one month ago, and $1.021 higher than one year ago.

The average price is $1.004 less than the record $6.373 set June 15. It dropped $1.151 in the 79-day run of decreasing prices that began after the average price rose to a record high.

The national average price dropped for the 91st consecutive day since rising to a record, falling nine-tenths of a cent to $3.707. It has dropped $1.309 since rising to a record $5.016 on June 14.

The national average price is 7.2 cents less than one week ago and 25.8 cents less than one month ago, but 53.1 cents more than one year ago.

City News Service contributed to this article.


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