LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped to its lowest amount since Feb. 1 today, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.954.

The average price has dropped 47 times in 48 days, falling 34.6 cents over that span, including seven-tenths of a cent on Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 5.6 cents less than one week ago, 18.7 cents lower than one month ago and 25.7 cents below what it was one year ago.

The Orange County average price dropped a half-cent today to $3.918, its lowest amount since Feb. 1. It is 6 cents less than one week ago, 19 cents lower than one month ago and 26.5 cents below what it was one year ago.

The Orange County average price has dropped 50 times in the past 54 days, falling 39.7 cents, including a half-cent on Sunday. It had increased 33 times in 34 days before the decreases began, rising 59.7 cents.