Copper Prices - 45 Year Historical Chart

Interactive chart of historical daily COMEX copper prices back to 1971. The price shown is in U.S. Dollars per pound. The current price of copper as of December 10, 2018 is $2.72 per pound.

Copper Prices - Historical Annual Data
Year Average
Closing Price
Year Open Year High Year Low Year Close Annual
% Change
2018 $2.9466 $3.2780 $3.3000 $2.5600 $2.7205 -17.47%
2017 $2.8128 $2.4890 $3.2995 $2.4890 $3.2963 31.65%
2016 $2.2010 $2.0795 $2.6915 $1.9435 $2.5039 17.38%
2015 $2.4947 $2.8175 $2.9350 $2.0210 $2.1331 -24.57%
2014 $3.1058 $3.3815 $3.3815 $2.8266 $2.8281 -16.95%
2013 $3.3385 $3.7360 $3.7845 $3.0245 $3.4055 -6.70%
2012 $3.6101 $3.5285 $3.9785 $3.2850 $3.6502 6.26%
2011 $4.0039 $4.4575 $4.6285 $3.0575 $3.4351 -22.73%
2010 $3.4361 $3.4060 $4.4455 $2.7660 $4.4455 32.99%
2009 $2.3721 $1.4610 $3.3427 $1.3960 $3.3427 137.58%
2008 $3.1145 $3.0640 $4.0635 $1.2595 $1.4070 -53.70%
2007 $3.2317 $2.6490 $3.7635 $2.4165 $3.0389 5.97%
2006 $3.0597 $2.0485 $3.9230 $2.0485 $2.8676 38.81%
2005 $1.6254 $1.4735 $2.1679 $1.3430 $2.0659 41.56%
2004 $1.2854 $1.0870 $1.4758 $1.0665 $1.4594 39.66%
2003 $0.8126 $0.7180 $1.0450 $0.7110 $1.0450 48.99%
2002 $0.7199 $0.6580 $0.7860 $0.6580 $0.7014 6.63%
2001 $0.7295 $0.8115 $0.8615 $0.6060 $0.6578 -22.03%
2000 $0.8437 $0.8480 $0.9360 $0.7435 $0.8437 -2.00%
1999 $0.7265 $0.6540 $0.8609 $0.6135 $0.8609 28.44%
1998 $0.7547 $0.7745 $0.8565 $0.6515 $0.6703 -13.91%
1997 $1.0280 $1.0215 $1.2220 $0.7698 $0.7786 -22.73%
1996 $1.0385 $1.1810 $1.2555 $0.8437 $1.0077 -17.17%
1995 $1.3262 $1.3370 $1.4575 $1.2110 $1.2166 -12.44%
1994 $1.0653 $0.8025 $1.3895 $0.7860 $1.3895 66.95%
1993 $0.8565 $1.0640 $1.0760 $0.7260 $0.8323 -19.54%
1992 $1.0312 $0.9570 $1.1635 $0.9435 $1.0344 6.22%
1991 $1.0414 $1.1930 $1.1930 $0.9665 $0.9738 -16.87%
1990 $1.1546 $1.0620 $1.3355 $0.9565 $1.1714 9.98%
1989 $1.2255 $1.3670 $1.4955 $0.9880 $1.0651 -23.21%
1988 $1.0849 $1.2550 $1.5600 $0.8582 $1.3870 5.78%
1987 $0.7700 $0.6135 $1.3700 $0.6020 $1.3112 114.95%
1986 $0.6200 $0.6435 $0.6860 $0.5695 $0.6100 -4.69%
1985 $0.6147 $0.5640 $0.6590 $0.5640 $0.6400 12.20%
1984 $0.6198 $0.6595 $0.7175 $0.5510 $0.5704 -14.55%
1983 $0.7264 $0.7130 $0.8150 $0.6110 $0.6675 -3.80%
1982 $0.6662 $0.7590 $0.7590 $0.5440 $0.6939 -7.90%
1981 $0.7995 $0.8800 $0.9090 $0.7085 $0.7534 -12.39%
1980 $0.9813 $1.1020 $1.4300 $0.7860 $0.8599 -18.00%
1979 $0.8882 $0.7005 $1.1300 $0.7005 $1.0486 48.19%
1978 $0.6288 $0.6130 $0.7076 $0.5530 $0.7076 17.66%
1977 $0.6074 $0.6440 $0.7240 $0.5200 $0.6014 -4.60%
1976 $0.6467 $0.5580 $0.7830 $0.5380 $0.6304 14.29%
1975 $0.5608 $0.5310 $0.6290 $0.5160 $0.5516 3.37%
1974 $0.8962 $0.8560 $1.3830 $0.5336 $0.5336 -38.47%
1973 $0.7682 $0.5020 $1.0585 $0.5020 $0.8672 73.16%
1972 $0.4942 $0.4865 $0.5330 $0.4610 $0.5008 3.02%
1971 $0.4960 $0.4685 $0.5860 $0.4435 $0.4861 4.63%
1970 $0.6210 $0.7180 $0.7710 $0.4545 $0.4646 -36.38%
1969 $0.6195 $0.5145 $0.7440 $0.5040 $0.7303 43.67%
1968 $0.5080 $0.5800 $0.7400 $0.4330 $0.5083 -11.72%
1967 $0.4918 $0.5520 $0.6453 $0.4150 $0.5758 6.57%
1966 $0.6338 $0.5870 $0.8270 $0.4640 $0.5403 -6.15%
1965 $0.4893 $0.3780 $0.6045 $0.3655 $0.5757 54.97%
1964 $0.4032 $0.3055 $0.5895 $0.3045 $0.3715 21.96%
1963 $0.2976 $0.2870 $0.3046 $0.2870 $0.3046 5.80%
1962 $0.2925 $0.3019 $0.3075 $0.2800 $0.2879 -4.51%
1961 $0.2981 $0.2767 $0.3276 $0.2672 $0.3015 8.73%
1960 $0.2983 $0.3187 $0.3286 $0.2753 $0.2773 -13.32%