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 buy back rate has increased by 3.01% against the pound from 1.192 on the 28th December to 1.228 yesterday. This means one pound will buy more US dollars today than it would have a month ago. If you were exchanging £750 you'd get approximately 921.15 USD today which is 26.93 USD more than you'd have got on the 28th December.

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GBP / USD annual data

A snapshot of the US dollar exchange rate over the past 12 years.

Year Open Close High Low Annual Change
2023 1.205 -- 1.234 1.185 --
2022 1.343 1.209 1.359 1.060 -9.98%
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%

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