LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its second-highest on a Christmas Sunday, although it had fallen 42 in the previous 45 days.
The median price rose 1.5 cents to $4,444 on Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. Only last Christmas’ average of $4,675 was higher.
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The median price had fallen 42 times in 43 days, down $1.106, and then up four-tenths of a cent on Saturday. It’s 2.9 cents less than a week ago, 72.1 cents less than a month ago and 23.1 cents cheaper than a year ago.
The average price is $2.05 below the record price of $6.494 on October 5th.
The Orange County median price was also at the second-highest for a Christmas, rising 2.7 cents to $4,354, the second straight rise after falling 41 of the previous 42 days.
The median price in Orange County is two-tenths of a cent higher than a week ago, but 69 cents lower than a month ago and 28.5 cents lower than a year ago, when the holiday record of $4,639 was set.
The median price in Orange County is $2,003 below the record price of $6,357 set on Oct. 5.
The national median price rose a total of 70.9 cents for the second straight day after a streak of 44 straight declines, rising half a cent to $3,102. It’s 4.7 cents less than a week ago, 47.6 cents less than a month ago and 18.6 cents cheaper than a year ago.
The national median price is $1,914 below the record of $5,016 set on June 14.
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