LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount in nearly six years.

The average price has dropped 15 consecutive days, decreasing 16.8 cents — including a decrease of 1.2 cents since Monday making it $2.516, the lowest amount since May 17, 2009.

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According to the AAA and Oil Price Information Service, the price is 8.8 cents less than one week ago, 27.1 cents lower than a month ago and $1.118 less than what it was a year ago.

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The average price of regular gas in Orange County also dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount since May 15, 2009, decreasing 1 cent to make it $2.489. That price has dropped 14 consecutive days, decreasing by 16.8 cents overall. It is 9.1 cents less than a week ago, 25.6 cents lower than a month ago and $1.128 below what it was a year ago.

To find the cheapest prices in your area, check out CBSLA’s Pump Patrol here.

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