LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose two-tenths of a cent today for the second consecutive day -- reaching $3.981, its highest amount since Nov. 18, 2019.
The average price is 1.8 cents more than one week ago, 10.1 cents higher than one month ago and $1.031 greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has risen 74.9 cents since the start of the year, mainly because of a run of 59 increases in 60 days totaling 57.9 cents that ended March 21.
The Orange County average price rose one-tenth of a cent to $3.951, the fifth consecutive day it changed by one-tenth of a cent or less. It was unchanged Monday and Sunday and dropped one-tenth of a cent Saturday and Friday.
The Orange County average price is eight-tenths of a cent more than one week ago, 8.2 cents higher than one month ago and $1.028 greater than one year ago. It has risen 74.3 cents since the start of the year, mainly because of a run of 72 increases in 73 days totaling 68.1 cents that ended March 20.
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