The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Tuesday to its highest amount since Jan. 3, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $3.382.

The average price has increased 13 of the past 14 days, rising 3.2 cents, including one-tenth of a cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 1.7 cents more than one week ago and 4 cents higher than one month ago but 11.5 cents less than one year ago.

The Orange County average price also rose to its highest amount since Jan. 3, increasing eight-tenths of a cent to $3.33, one day after remaining unchanged. It is 1.6 cents more than one week ago and 1.9 cents higher than one month ago but 12.7 cents less than one year ago.

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