Use the Historical Exchange Rates tool to compare exchange rates for up to five currencies against a base currency, for any date range back to January, 1990. Add percentages to get more realistic rates like what you’re charged by banks or credit card companies. Select either a currency graph or table view, or download a CSV file, to get historical exchange rate data in your preferred format.
The Values menu option allows you to see exchange rate trends, either as absolute exchange rates or as a relative change over time.
The Frequency menu option allows you to select the intervals of time over which an average should be displayed in our tools. Averages are available daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly, depending on the date range selected on the tool.
Frequency options will be blocked if the date range you select does not include at least two complete data points. Data points are calculated as follows:
Incomplete averages are excluded from the exchange rates shown in the Historical Exchange Rates tool. For instance, if the Frequency is set to Weekly and the date range starts on a Wednesday, that week will be excluded.
We try to keep the list of countries and currencies up to date for all currencies where there is reliable data available from financial institutions. If you can't find the currency you're looking for, please send us feedback.
If one of the currencies you select is not in effect for the date you request (for example, it's obsolete or not yet introduced), you will see a message that the exchange rate data is not available.
The Historical Exchange Rates tool provides exchange rate history from our new Currency Converter, and hence defaults to the bid rate. This is different from OANDA's old fxHistory tool, which showed the ask rate. To see the ask rate in the new historical rates tool, simply select Ask from the Price pulldown menu.
Aside from English, the Historical Exchange Rates tool is also available in the following languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
You can access historical rates by signing up for an XML or CSV data feed. These exchange rates feeds can be integrated seamlessly into your external web site or internal transaction system to give you automatic access to the entire OANDA Rates history.
No, we do not give personal consulting on the exact date and time to exchange your money or provide recommendations on where to buy or sell currencies. To find out the best places to change your money, contact your local bank or travel agency.
If you are traveling, you may want to try our fxDelivery service for foreign currency or prepaid debit MasterCard® delivery to your home.