USD Exchange rate
| Latest value
|Costa Rican Colons per USD
| Data availability
|July 2006 - January 2024
| Min - Max
|493.8702 - 685.9927
The currency chart for Costa Rica shows historical data for the Costa Rican Colons per USD exchange rate.
These are monthly averages and not end-of-month currency values.
An increase means depreciation against the USD as one can exchange more Costa Rican Colons per USD.
Depreciation implies that goods from Costa Rica become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit Costa Rica.
The series for Costa Rica are available from July 2006 to January 2024.
For that period, the average exchange rate for Costa Rica was
550.5968 Costa Rican Colons per USD with a minimum of 493.8702 Costa Rican Colons per USD
in March 2008 and a maximum of 685.9927 Costa Rican Colons per USD in June 2022.
The most recent available data point is 515.9649 Costa Rican Colons per USD, a change of -1.72% from the previous data point of
524.9917 Costa Rican Colons per USD and a change of -10.18% from a year ago when the level was
574.4677 Costa Rican Colons per USD.
Currency values in Costa Rica and elsewhere have different driving forces over the short-run and the long-run.
Countries may have fixed or floating exchange rate regimes or be part of monetary unions.
They may experience currency crises.
These and other issues are discussed in detail on our Exchange rate page
Recent values chart
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: Costa Rican Colons per USD
Source: Google Finance
Definition: The amount of local currency units that can be exchanged for one USD. An increase (decrease) means USD appreciation (depreciation). The values are monthly averages of the daily exchange rates provided by Google Finance.