LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose three-tenths of a cent today to $4.043, its highest amount since Nov. 14, 2019.
The average price has risen 16 of the past 18 days, increasing 7.1 cents, including two-tenths of a cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 2.3 cents more than one week ago, 10.1 cents higher than one month ago and $1.199 greater than one year ago. It has risen 81.1 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 four-tenths of a cent to $4.012, its highest amount since Nov. 12, 2019, one day after dropping one-tenth of a cent. It is 1.9 cents more than one week ago, 9 cents higher than one month ago and $1.196 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 80.4 cents since the startof 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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