Los Angeles County: Average gas price climbs to a record high for the third time in 4 days

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose to a record for the third time in four days on Saturday, climbing four-tenths of a cents to $ 4,716.

The average price also set records on Wednesday and Thursday. It remained unchanged on Friday, according to data from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. The record before Wednesday was $ 4.705, set on October 9, 2012.

The average price has risen 16 of the last 18 days and is up 12.5 cents. It was unchanged on Tuesday as well.

The average price is 1.8 cents more than a week ago, 14.8 cents higher than a month ago, and $ 1,564 higher than a year ago.

After Orange County’s average price moved a tenth of a cent from its record high, it fell half a cent to $ 4.684. It’s 1.4 cents more than a week ago, 15.3 cents higher than a month ago, and $ 1.555 more than a year ago.

Orange County’s record high is $ 4.69 and was set on October 8, 2012.

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