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
  - platform: openweathermap
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
      - weather

Configuration variables:

  • api_key (Required): Your API key for
  • name (Optional): Additional name for the sensors. Default to platform name.
  • forecast (Optional): Enables the forecast. The default is to display the current conditions.
  • language (Optional): The language in which you want text results to be returned. It’s a two-characters string, eg. en, es, ru, it, etc. Defaults to English.
  • monitored_conditions array (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.