The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Monday for the 16th time in the last 17 days, edging up one-tenth of a cent to $3.196, its highest amount since September 2015.

The average price has increased 18.2 cents over the past 17 days, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 3.7 cents more than one week ago, 20.5 cents higher than one month ago and 42.6 cents greater than one year ago.

The Orange County average price rose Monday for the 18th time in the past 19 days, increasing two-tenths of a cent to $3.175.

The Orange County average price is 3.5 cents more than one week ago, 21 cents higher than one month ago and 41.6 cents greater than one year ago.

–City News Service

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