Lesotho: USD exchange rate

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 Lesotho

USD Exchange rate

 Latest value 18.4025
 Reference June 2024
 Measure Lesotho Lotis per USD
 Data availability September 2004 - June 2024
 Average 11.3926
 Min - Max 5.7239 - 19.1358
 Source Google Finance
The currency chart for Lesotho shows historical data for the Lesotho Lotis 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 Lesotho Lotis per USD. Depreciation implies that goods from Lesotho become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit Lesotho.

The series for Lesotho are available from September 2004 to June 2024. For that period, the average exchange rate for Lesotho was 11.3926 Lesotho Lotis per USD with a minimum of 5.7239 Lesotho Lotis per USD in December 2004 and a maximum of 19.1358 Lesotho Lotis per USD in October 2023. The most recent available data point is 18.4025 Lesotho Lotis per USD, a change of 0.34% from the previous data point of 18.3399 Lesotho Lotis per USD and a change of -1.91% from a year ago when the level was 18.7615 Lesotho Lotis per USD.

Currency values in Lesotho 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
Lesotho - USD exchange rate - recent values

Historical chart
Lesotho - USD exchange rate - historical chart - 2004-2024
Measure: Lesotho Lotis 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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