The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Thursday by two-tenths of a cent for the second consecutive day to $3.185.
The average price is 1.3 cents more than a week ago and 9.1 cents higher than one month ago but 49.2 cents less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has decreased 43 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price rose two-tenths of a cent to $3.171, one day after increasing four-tenths of a cent. It is eight-tenths of a cent more than a week ago and 9.2 cents higher than one month ago but 47.7 cents less than one year ago. It has decreased 37.4 cents since the start of the year.