buienradar platform uses buienradar.nl as a source for current meteorological data for your location. The weather forecast is delivered by Buienradar, who provides a web service that provides detailed weather information for users in The Netherlands.
The relevant weather station used will be automatically selected based on the location specified in the Home Assistant configuration (or in the Buienradar weather/sensor component). A map of all available weather stations can be found here.
Besides the weather platform, there is currently support for the following additional device types:
To add the Buienradar weather to your installation, add the following to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry weather: - platform: buienradar
You can specify a name of the component, but do not have to. If you specify a name, the weather integration will get an entity name of
weather.[name]; if no name is specified, it will try to set its name to
weather.BR_[stationname]. However at the moment in time, the entity is created, no data has been retrieved yet, so the entity will get named
weather.BR_unknown_station. Later the station name will be known and get updated, but the entity name remains.
Latitude to use for selection of data source location. Longitude and latitude will be taken from Home Assistant configuration but can be overridden/changed in this integration to select a different location for Buienradar.
Longitude to use for selection of data source location. Longitude and latitude will be taken from Home Assistant configuration but can be overridden/changed in this integration to select a different location for Buienradar.
A full configuration example:
# Example configuration.yaml entry weather: - platform: buienradar name: 'volkel' # Force 'Meetstation Volkel' to be used: latitude: 51.65 longitude: 5.70 forecast: true
This platform is an alternative to the
The weather platform is easier to configure but less customizable.
buienradar camera platform uses buienradar.nl as a source for the last rain radar map. The overview image of the whole of the Netherlands is loaded and shown as a camera in Home Assistant.
Internally this component uses the radar map image as documented on buienradar.nl. The downloaded image is cached to prevent Home Assistant from making a new request to buienradar.nl multiple times a minute when Home Assistant checks for new stills from the camera.
buienradar camera to Home Assistant, add the following section to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry camera: - platform: buienradar
You can (optionally) specify the name of the camera. The name will be shown in the user interface below the radar image.
Size of the image to be loaded from buienradar.nl (120 to 700 pixels)
If you specify a name, the camera will get this name as its label. A slugified version of the name will be used as the name of the entity.
With the default of “Buienradar loop” the entity name becomes
Usage statement: Buienradar makes free weather data available for use by individuals and businesses (website/intranet). The use of the weather data is allowed for non-commercial purposes. Please refer to the full usage statement linked above to confirm your use or to request permission.