OpenWeatherMap Sensor


The openweathermap platform uses OpenWeatherMap as an source for current meteorological data for your location. The forecast will show you the condition in 3 h.

You need an API key which is free but requires a registration.

To add OpenWeatherMap to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: openweathermap
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    monitored_conditions:
      - weather

Configuration Variables

apk_key

(string)(Required)Your API key for OpenWeatherMap.

name

(string)(Optional)Additional name for the sensors. Default to platform name.

Default value: OWM

forecast

(string)(Optional)Enables the forecast. The default is to display the current conditions.

Default value: false

language

(string)(Optional)The language in which you want text results to be returned. It’s a two-characters string, eg. en, es, ru, it, etc.

Default value: en

monitored_conditions

(list)(Required)Conditions to display in the frontend.

weather

A human-readable text summary.

temperature

The current temperature.

wind_speed

The wind speed.

wind_bearing

The wind bearing.

humidity

The relative humidity.

pressure

The sea-level air pressure in millibars.

clouds

Description about cloud coverage.

rain

The rain volume.

snow

The snow volume.

Details about the API are available in the OpenWeatherMap documentation.