LA County Average Gas Prices Hit High for 2021


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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose to $4.411, one-tenth of a cent more than the previous day.

The average price of $4.411 is the high for 2021. It is eight-tenths of a cent more than one week ago, and one month ago and $1.207 greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It has risen $1.179 since the start of the year.

The Orange County average price dropped two-tenths of a cent to $4.366, half a cent less than the 2021 high of $4.371 set Aug. 27. It is three- tenths of a cent less than one month ago, 1 cent more than one week ago and $1.20 higher than one year ago.

The Orange County average price has risen $1.14 since the start of the year.

“Prices are not surging right now, but they are hovering at about 30 cents below their all-time record levels at a time of year that we would usually start to see gas price drops,'' said Jeffrey Spring, the Automobile Club of Southern California's corporate communications manager.

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