Sacramento-area gasoline prices fell another 2.8 cents over the past week.
The average retail price of gas in the Sacramento area came in at $3.78 a gallon, according to Monday's weekly report by national price tracker GasBuddy.com, which surveys 720 stations in the area.
Local prices have fallen nearly a dime over the past two weeks.
Area prices are now 18.4 cents higher than one year ago but 5.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
Nationally, the average price of gas dipped 0.5 cents over the past week to $3.49 a gallon 7.8 cents higher than a year ago and down 14.4 cents from last month.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, expressed concern that civil unrest in Egypt might prompt a rise in prices over the next week.
"Oil prices have silently been tracking higher after tension in Egypt started to impact the market, driving oil prices higher," he said.
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