British pound to US Dollar Exchange Rate History

This data was sourced directly from real UK currency suppliers and shows the actual price of exchanging British pounds to US dollars on any given day.

GBP / USD monthly summary

Over the past 30 days, the US dollar exchange rate has decreased by 4.63% against the pound from 1.299 on the 18th April to 1.239 yesterday. This means one pound will buy less US dollars today than it would have a month ago. If you were exchanging £750 you'd get approximately 929.25 USD today which is 45.15 USD less than you'd have got on the 18th April.

You can compare today's latest exchange rates and buy US dollars on our US dollar comparison page.

GBP / USD annual data

A snapshot of the US dollar exchange rate over the past 11 years.

Year Open Close High Low Annual Change
2022 1.343 -- 1.359 1.211 --
2021 1.346 1.341 1.406 1.308 -0.42%
2020 1.311 1.349 1.349 1.212 2.93%
2019 1.268 1.311 1.331 1.193 3.46%
2018 1.336 1.268 1.419 1.243 -5.13%
2017 1.226 1.334 1.340 1.189 8.85%
2016 1.468 1.225 1.477 1.203 -16.55%
2015 1.542 1.468 1.568 1.442 -4.84%
2014 1.657 1.543 1.697 1.532 -6.92%
2013 1.602 1.656 1.656 1.471 3.38%
2012 1.518 1.602 1.605 1.505 5.53%

Best place to buy US dollars

Buy or exchange US dollars right now with any of these UK currency suppliers.

Compare all US dollar rates