Open Exchange Rates

The openexchangerates sensor will show you the current exchange rate from Open Exchange Rates that provides realtime 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: openexchangerates
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    quote: EUR

Configuration variables:

  • api_key (Required): API Key for Open Exchange Rates.
  • quote (Required): The symbol of the quote or target currency.
  • name (Optional): Name to use in the frontend.
  • base (Optional): The symbol of the base currency. Defaults to USD.