Costa Rica: USD exchange rate

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Costa Rica

USD Exchange rate

 Latest value 524.9514
 Reference June 2024
 Measure Costa Rican Colons per USD
 Data availability July 2006 - June 2024
 Average 549.7278
 Min - Max 493.8702 - 685.9927
 Source Google Finance
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 June 2024. For that period, the average exchange rate for Costa Rica was 549.7278 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 524.9514 Costa Rican Colons per USD, a change of 2.34% from the previous data point of 512.9363 Costa Rican Colons per USD and a change of -2.72% from a year ago when the level was 539.6145 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.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - USD exchange rate - recent values

Historical chart
Costa Rica - USD exchange rate - historical chart - 2006-2024
Measure: Costa Rican Colons per USD
Source: Google Finance


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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.

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