Lumber Prices - 50 Year Historical Chart

Interactive chart of historical daily lumber prices back to 1972. The price shown is in U.S. Dollars per thousand board feet. The current price of lumber as of August 18, 2022 is $560.00 per thousand board feet.

Lumber Prices - Historical Annual Data
Year Average
Closing Price
Year Open Year High Year Low Year Close Annual
% Change
2022 $8.8409 $11.1430 $13.2900 $4.7510 $5.6000 -51.04%
2021 $8.7289 $7.0060 $16.7050 $4.5420 $11.4390 52.90%
2020 $5.0471 $4.3180 $8.8460 $2.5980 $7.4814 77.28%
2019 $3.7188 $3.3320 $4.3950 $3.0180 $4.2202 25.56%
2018 $4.5657 $4.4950 $6.3900 $3.0376 $3.3610 -24.15%
2017 $3.8432 $3.2910 $4.5960 $3.2080 $4.4312 35.58%
2016 $3.0143 $2.5300 $3.4310 $2.3330 $3.2684 27.47%
2015 $2.6775 $3.2760 $3.2760 $2.1620 $2.5640 -22.01%
2014 $3.3699 $3.6130 $3.6980 $2.9700 $3.2878 -10.47%
2013 $3.4688 $3.7860 $4.0680 $2.7740 $3.6722 -2.04%
2012 $2.8730 $2.6330 $3.9130 $2.3530 $3.7486 45.13%
2011 $2.5721 $3.3000 $3.3010 $2.1110 $2.5830 -18.36%
2010 $2.4875 $2.3050 $3.2680 $1.7790 $3.1640 38.41%
2009 $1.8592 $1.8700 $2.4620 $1.3810 $2.2860 24.16%
2008 $2.2507 $2.5210 $2.7010 $1.6680 $1.8412 -26.87%
2007 $2.6031 $2.8520 $3.0920 $2.2450 $2.5178 -9.82%
2006 $2.9975 $3.7580 $3.8750 $2.3450 $2.7920 -23.54%
2005 $3.4070 $3.6800 $4.1160 $2.6950 $3.6516 1.77%
2004 $3.6987 $3.2830 $4.5200 $2.9150 $3.5880 10.84%
2003 $2.7702 $2.2250 $3.4090 $2.2250 $3.2372 44.25%
2002 $2.6129 $2.6180 $3.2400 $2.1530 $2.2442 -13.36%
2001 $2.6277 $2.1620 $3.7200 $1.9450 $2.5902 17.58%
2000 $2.7582 $3.4550 $3.5720 $2.0580 $2.2030 -36.14%
1999 $3.4299 $3.0700 $4.1236 $2.8610 $3.4500 11.84%
1998 $2.9382 $2.9970 $3.3800 $2.5580 $3.0848 4.86%
1997 $3.5939 $4.2730 $4.3570 $2.9232 $2.9418 -29.75%
1996 $3.4782 $2.9100 $4.2540 $2.6920 $4.1878 43.82%
1995 $2.7659 $3.3220 $3.3680 $2.1460 $2.9118 -9.17%
1994 $3.6008 $4.5390 $4.5390 $2.8200 $3.2056 -31.35%
1993 $3.3693 $2.7510 $4.6896 $2.4470 $4.6692 71.10%
1992 $2.3266 $2.1760 $2.7340 $2.0830 $2.7290 27.54%
1991 $1.9636 $1.7020 $2.4560 $1.6080 $2.1398 24.10%
1990 $1.9194 $1.9090 $2.0940 $1.5310 $1.7242 -10.23%
1989 $1.8448 $1.8520 $1.9280 $1.7180 $1.9206 3.48%
1988 $1.8514 $1.9020 $2.0820 $1.7050 $1.8560 -0.65%
1987 $1.8728 $1.6140 $2.1470 $1.6140 $1.8682 15.51%
1986 $1.6809 $1.4950 $1.9430 $1.3680 $1.6174 6.41%
1985 $1.4452 $1.6030 $1.6880 $1.2270 $1.5200 -6.93%
1984 $1.5260 $1.7820 $2.0190 $1.1650 $1.6332 -8.19%
1983 $1.9122 $1.8340 $2.4820 $1.6180 $1.7788 -0.77%
1982 $1.4406 $1.5780 $1.7926 $1.2530 $1.7926 11.94%
1981 $1.6699 $1.8550 $1.9670 $1.2750 $1.6014 -9.36%
1980 $1.9168 $2.1420 $2.3880 $1.4900 $1.7668 -17.25%
1979 $2.3151 $2.2250 $2.8490 $2.0540 $2.1350 -5.51%
1978 $2.1137 $2.1330 $2.3680 $1.9580 $2.2594 5.58%
1977 $1.8909 $1.9590 $2.2800 $1.7300 $2.1400 10.95%
1976 $1.6244 $1.5720 $1.9288 $1.4650 $1.9288 24.01%
1975 $1.3617 $1.2300 $1.6610 $1.1400 $1.5554 29.49%
1974 $1.3218 $1.2430 $1.7790 $0.9650 $1.2012 -6.01%
1973 $1.4221 $1.4400 $1.7150 $1.1650 $1.2780 -11.25%