LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose three-tenths of a cent Monday to $4.407.
On Sunday, the price rose by four-tenths of a cent. The back-to-back hikes follow Saturday’s drop of four-tenths of a cent.READ MORE: CHP Motorcycle Officer Involved In Traffic Collision On Eastbound 105 Freeway At Bellflower Boulevard
The average price is one-tenth of a cent higher than one week ago, 1.9 cents more than one month ago and $1.185 greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
Meanwhile, the average price in Orange County dropped two-tenths of a cent to $4.361.READ MORE: First Weekend Eligible Adults Can Receive Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot In Los Angeles County
It is six-tenths of a cent less than one week ago, but two-tenths of a cent more than one month ago and $1.161 higher than one year ago.
“Hurricane Ida has had little impact on local gas prices since none of Southern California’s supply originates in the Gulf Coast, said Jeffrey Spring, the Automobile Club of Southern California’s corporate communications manager.
“Also, local refineries have increased production and imports of gasoline products remains robust, giving the state ample inventory.”MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby Crowds Watched U.S. Open Of Surfing
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