LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged today, remaining at $4.026 following a run of 12 increases in 13 days that boosted it to its highest amount since Nov. 15, 2019.
The average price rose 5.4 cents over the previous 13 days, including two-tenths of a cent Thursday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 2.7 cents more than one week ago, 10.2 cents higher than one month ago and $1.166 greater than one year ago.
A 10-day streak of increases to the Orange County average price ended when it dropped one-tenth of a cent to $3.996. It had risen 4.7 cents during the streak, including three-tenths of a cent Thursday, to its highest amount since Nov. 13, 2019.
The Orange County average price is 2 cents more than one week ago, 8.9 cents higher than one month ago and $1.166 greater than one year ago.
“Although gas prices are well over $1 a gallon higher than this time last year in many places, it's important to bear in mind that is because of the pandemic,'' said Jeffrey Spring, the Automobile Club of Southern California's corporate communications manager.
“Two years ago on this date, the Los Angeles average gas price was $4.08 a gallon, even higher than today.''
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