Rain Bird

This rainbird integration allows interacting with LNK WiFi module of the Rain Bird Irrigation system in Home Assistant.

There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:


To add the Rain Bird integration to your Home Assistant instance, use this My button:

Configuration options

The integration has a configuration option to change the default amount of time that the irrigation will run when turning on a zone switch (default is 6 minutes). This can be overridden with a service call (see below).

Binary sensor

The rainsensor sensor will tell if you if the device has detected rain.


Some Rain Bird devices support automatic irrigation schedules configured with the Rain Bird app. and are available in Home Assistant as a Calendar entity. You can view the program schedule in the UI, or trigger other automations based on the irrigation start or end time.


The Rain Delay Number Entity lets you set and view the number of days, if any, the automatic irrigation schedule has been delayed.


Switches are automatically added for all available zones of configured controllers.


The integration exposes services to give additional control over a Rain Bird device.


Start a Rain Bird zone for a set number of minutes. This service accepts a Rain Bird sprinkler zone switch entity and allows a custom duration unlike the switch.

Service Data Attribute Optional Description
entity_id no The Rain Bird Sprinkler zone switch to turn on.
duration no Number of minutes for this zone to be turned on.
# Example configuration.yaml automation entry
  - alias: "Turn irrigation on"
      - platform: time
        at: "5:30:00"
      - service: rainbird.start_irrigation
          entity_id: switch.rain_bird_sprinkler_1
          duration: 5