The currencylayer sensor will show you the current exchange rate from Currencylayer that provides real-time exchange rates for 170 currencies. The free account is limited to only USD as a base currency, allows 1000 requests per month, and updates every hour.

Obtain your API key here

To enable this sensor, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: currencylayer
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    base: USD
      - EUR
      - INR

Configuration variables:

  • api_key (Required): API Key from Currencylayer.
  • base (Optional): The symbol of the base currency. Defaults to USD.
  • quote (Required): The symbol(s) of the quote or target currencies.