The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Wednesday for the fourth time in five days following a stretch of 56 decreases in 58 days, increasing three-tenths of a cent to $2.938.
The average price has risen 1.4 cents over the past five days, including three-tenths of a cent on Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The average price dropped 62.8 cents over the previous 58 days to its lowest amount since Feb. 19.
The average price is two-tenths of a cent more than a week ago but 12.1 cents less than one month ago and 38.4 cents lower than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose for the sixth consecutive day following a stretch of 54 decreases in 56 days, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $2.913. It is 2.5 cents more than one week ago, but 8.1 cents less than one month ago and 36.5 cents lower than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 2.9 cents over the past six days, including four-tenths of a cent on Tuesday, after decreasing 60.9 cents over 56 days to its lowest amount since Feb. 18.
—City News Service
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