Up to $5,014 dollars increased this Thursday the price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Los Angeles County

This Wednesday, at some stations in Los Angeles, prices per gallon of gasoline were higher than $6 dollars.

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The average price of a gallon of self-service regular gasoline in Los Angeles County stood at $5,014 this Thursdayaccording to data from the American Automobile Association (AAA).

An increase of 8.6 cents that was registered this Thursday represents the highest one-day increase since July 14, 2015when fuel rose 15 cents, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.

It was the record 25 in 28 days in the price of regular gasoline.

in 32 days, the average price has increased 29 times, with an increase of 34.5 cents, including 3 cents from Wednesday.

Regular gasoline in Los Angeles County it is 19.2 cents higher than a week ago, 29.8 cents higher than a month ago, and $1.25 higher than a year ago.

In some areas of the city of Los Angeles register regular gasoline prices above $6 dollars per gallon.

At Orange County also saw the highest increase since July 14, 2015up 8.6 cents to settle at $4.99, his record 24th in 29 days.

Fuel has increased on 19 of the last 21 days, for a total of 26.8 cents.

In Orange County, a gallon is 18.8 cents more expensive than a week ago, 29.1 cents more than a month ago, and $1,244 higher than a year ago.

“Over the past 5 years, gas prices in Southern California have risen 30-50 cents from January through mid-May, when they typically peak,” said Auto Club Southern California PR Specialist , MarieMontgomery.

The specialist said that so far in 2022, with just over two months to go until the “spring peaks” season, average gas prices have risen between 20 and 23 cents in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties.

If the rise in oil prices continues due to inflation and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Average fuel prices could continue to rise above $5 in Southern California.

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