The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Tuesday for the 11th consecutive day after decreasing 78 of the previous 80 days, increasing 1.4 cents to $5.406.
The average price has increased 16 cents over the past 11 days, including six-tenths of a cent Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 11.5 cents more than one week ago, seven-tenths of a cent more than one month ago, and 99.9 cents higher than one year ago.
The average price is $1.056 less than the record high of $6.462 set June 14. It decreased $1.216 during the 80-day run of dropping prices.
The Orange County average price rose for the 12th consecutive day after dropping 10 of the previous 11 days to its lowest amount since March 4, increasing 1.5 cents to $5.375. It has increased 20.7 cents over the past 12 days, including nine-tenths of a cent Monday.
The Orange County average price is 13.7 cents more than one week ago, 8.7 cents more than one month ago and $1.014 greater than one year ago. It has dropped $1.035 since rising to a record $6.41 on June 12.
The national average price dropped for the 91st consecutive day since rising to a record, falling nine-tenths of a cent to $3.707. It has dropped $1.309 since rising to a record $5.016 on June 14.
The national average price is 7.2 cents less than one week ago and 25.8 cents less than one month ago, but 53.1 cents more than one year ago.