Currencylayer


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
sensor:
  - platform: currencylayer
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    base: USD
    quote:
      - EUR
      - INR

Configuration Variables

api_key

(string)(Required)

The API Key from Currencylayer.

quote

(string | list)(Optional)

The symbol(s) of the quote or target currencies.

Default value:

Exchange rate

base

(string)(Optional)

The symbol of the base currency.

Default value:

USD