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South African Rand Exchange Rate History Graphs

Whether you're buying or selling South African Rands it's always useful to see how the South African Rand rate has changed over time so you can put the current rate into context and decide if now is a good time to place your order. Unfortunately most historical South African Rand graphs are not based on actual high street data but instead show the inflated interbank rates which are not available to the general public. Our historical South African Rand graphs are different because we plot the actual exchange rates that South African Rands can be bought or sold at in the UK and are indicative of what you could have received if you ordered on the day.

We show two sets of data below. The first is the historical rate for South African Rand travel money which is the rate you would receive if you bought South African Rands. The second is the historical South African Rand buy back rate which is the rate you would receive if you sold South African Rands.

Buying South African Rands - Historical Exchange Rates

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High: 19.6200 Low: 16.9856 Source: CompareHolidayMoney.com

Between 23rd July 2018 and 22nd August 2019 the South African Rand rate increased by 6.07% from 17.3378 to 18.3897. During this period the highest rate recorded was 19.6200 on 6th September 2018 and the lowest was 16.9856 on 8th August 2018. Today's best South African Rand rate is currently 18.3897.

Selling South African Rands - Historical Exchange Rates

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High: 20.1552 Low: 17.4494 Source: CompareHolidayMoney.com

From 23rd July 2018 to 22nd August 2019 the South African Rand buy back rate gained 6.22% from 17.8505 to 18.9611. During this period the best date to sell South African Rands was on 28th July 2018 when the buy back rate reached a low of 17.4494 and the worst time to sell was on 5th September 2018 when the buy back rate hit 20.1552. Today's best South African Rand buy back rate is 18.9611.

About this data

This data is complied by Compare Holiday Money and is based on the highest and lowest exchange rates recorded every day at midnight from our UK currency affiliates. You may use this data for any purpose provided you quote CompareHolidayMoney.com as the source. We also provide custom exchange rate data in a wide variety of formats and we can provide topical commentary if required. Please contact us for more information.

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