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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: 22.8450 Low: 15.8316 Source: CompareHolidayMoney.com

Between 25th May 2016 and 24th June 2017 the South African Rand rate decreased by 29.19% from 22.7310 to 16.0950. During this period the highest rate recorded was 22.8450 on 30th May 2016 and the lowest was 15.8316 on 3rd March 2017. Today's best South African Rand rate is currently 16.0950.

Selling South African Rands - Historical Exchange Rates

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High: 23.4346 Low: 15.7930 Source: CompareHolidayMoney.com

From 25th May 2016 to 24th June 2017 the South African Rand buy back rate fell by 28.6% from 23.4030 to 16.7091. During this period the best date to sell South African Rands was on 25th March 2017 when the buy back rate reached a low of 15.7930 and the worst time to sell was on 30th May 2016 when the buy back rate hit 23.4346. Today's best South African Rand buy back rate is 16.7091.

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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