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 250 requests per month and updates daily.


Obtain your API key from here.


To enable this sensor, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: currencylayer
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    base: USD
      - EUR
      - INR

Configuration Variables

api_key string Required

The API Key from Currencylayer.

quote string | list (Optional, default: Exchange rate)

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

base string (Optional, default: USD)

The symbol of the base currency.