LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged today -- holding at $3.926 following Sunday's drop of one-tenth of a cent, which ended a 39-day streak of rising prices.
The average price rose 40.7 cents during the streak, including a half-cent Saturday, to its highest amount since Nov. 22, 2019, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. Sunday's decrease, the first since a one-tenth of a cent drop on Feb. 9, also ended a run of 59 increases in 60 days totaling 57.9 cents.
The average price is 3.1 cents more than one week ago, 27.6 cents higher than one month ago and 64.1 cents greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose two-tenths of a cent to $3.908, increasing for a second straight day. A 39-day streak of rising prices that totaled 41 cents had ended on Saturday with a drop of two-tenths of a cent.
The Orange County average price has risen in 73 of the past 75 days, increasing 69 cents to its highest amount since Nov. 20, 2019. It is 2.6 cents more than one week ago, 27 cents higher than one month ago and 67.8 cents greater than one year ago.
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