The season sensor will display the current astronomical or meteorological season (Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter) based on the user’s setting in the configuration file.

For information on the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons please see the link below:

All information about how the seasons work was taken from Wikipedia:


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

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: season

Configuration Variables

typestring(Optional, default: astronomical)

Type of season definition. Options are meteorological or astronomical.

namestring(Optional, default: Season)

An identifier for the sensor in the frontend.