Cotton Prices - 45 Year Historical Chart

Interactive chart of historical daily cotton prices back to 1969. The price shown is in U.S. Dollars per pound. The current price of cotton as of December 10, 2018 is $0.7988 per pound.

Cotton Prices - Historical Annual Data
Year Average
Closing Price
Year Open Year High Year Low Year Close Annual
% Change
2018 $0.8248 $0.7750 $0.9521 $0.7492 $0.7988 1.59%
2017 $0.7327 $0.7178 $0.8532 $0.6654 $0.7863 11.30%
2016 $0.6562 $0.6261 $0.7664 $0.5593 $0.7065 11.65%
2015 $0.6338 $0.5958 $0.6863 $0.5730 $0.6328 4.99%
2014 $0.7607 $0.8404 $0.9475 $0.5854 $0.6027 -28.79%
2013 $0.8361 $0.7536 $0.9340 $0.7479 $0.8464 12.64%
2012 $0.7989 $0.9580 $0.9937 $0.6689 $0.7514 -18.15%
2011 $1.3601 $1.4220 $2.1414 $0.8512 $0.9180 -36.61%
2010 $0.9368 $0.7600 $1.5912 $0.6662 $1.4481 91.55%
2009 $0.5733 $0.4891 $0.7625 $0.4118 $0.7560 54.22%
2008 $0.6392 $0.6888 $0.8928 $0.3914 $0.4902 -27.92%
2007 $0.5752 $0.5489 $0.6801 $0.4692 $0.6801 21.04%
2006 $0.5242 $0.5524 $0.5743 $0.4612 $0.5619 3.69%
2005 $0.5057 $0.4412 $0.5829 $0.4270 $0.5419 21.04%
2004 $0.5541 $0.7580 $0.7594 $0.4231 $0.4477 -40.36%
2003 $0.6026 $0.5201 $0.8273 $0.4770 $0.7507 46.74%
2002 $0.4165 $0.3646 $0.5217 $0.3306 $0.5116 43.75%
2001 $0.4317 $0.6035 $0.6201 $0.2852 $0.3559 -42.85%
2000 $0.6044 $0.5107 $0.6785 $0.5073 $0.6228 22.74%
1999 $0.5497 $0.5903 $0.6273 $0.4845 $0.5074 -15.94%
1998 $0.6914 $0.6711 $0.8060 $0.5994 $0.6036 -10.00%
1997 $0.7272 $0.7538 $0.7795 $0.6612 $0.6707 -10.75%
1996 $0.7834 $0.8067 $0.8805 $0.7000 $0.7515 -7.28%
1995 $0.9290 $0.8835 $1.1688 $0.7307 $0.8105 -10.29%
1994 $0.7529 $0.6776 $0.9035 $0.6647 $0.9035 33.10%
1993 $0.5998 $0.5842 $0.6788 $0.5392 $0.6788 15.32%
1992 $0.5788 $0.5958 $0.6543 $0.5107 $0.5886 -0.52%
1991 $0.7389 $0.7580 $0.9405 $0.5620 $0.5917 -23.95%
1990 $0.7390 $0.6834 $0.8477 $0.6451 $0.7780 12.64%
1989 $0.6789 $0.5667 $0.7627 $0.5613 $0.6907 18.09%
1988 $0.5965 $0.6748 $0.6945 $0.5040 $0.5849 -12.39%
1987 $0.6737 $0.5852 $0.8039 $0.5265 $0.6676 12.62%
1986 $0.5328 $0.6228 $0.6859 $0.3001 $0.5928 -4.48%
1985 $0.6268 $0.6604 $0.7005 $0.5765 $0.6206 -6.21%
1984 $0.7280 $0.7532 $0.8611 $0.6345 $0.6617 -14.19%
1983 $0.7507 $0.6583 $0.8108 $0.6503 $0.7711 16.98%
1982 $0.6563 $0.6542 $0.7244 $0.6130 $0.6592 2.57%
1981 $0.7698 $0.9465 $0.9550 $0.6094 $0.6427 -32.43%
1980 $0.8480 $0.7515 $0.9777 $0.7178 $0.9512 28.44%
1979 $0.6478 $0.6738 $0.7417 $0.5757 $0.7406 9.60%
1978 $0.6124 $0.5422 $0.7184 $0.5327 $0.6757 25.85%
1977 $0.6350 $0.7320 $0.8215 $0.5025 $0.5369 -28.60%
1976 $0.7176 $0.6212 $0.9236 $0.5696 $0.7520 23.54%
1975 $0.4789 $0.3847 $0.6129 $0.3765 $0.6087 65.18%
1974 $0.5713 $0.8675 $0.8896 $0.3676 $0.3685 -58.48%
1973 $0.5987 $0.3610 $0.9502 $0.3610 $0.8875 150.00%