Kraken
Kraken historical market data details - currency pairs, data coverage and data collection specifics
Exchange status: not available for individual order
Kraken historical data for all it's currency pairs is available since 2019-06-04.
https://api.tardis.dev/v1/exchanges/kraken
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See Kraken historical data coverage: available symbols, channels, date ranges and incidents

Downloadable CSV files

Historical CSV datasets for the first day of each month are available to download without API key. See downloadable CSV files documentation.
data type
symbol
date
trades
XBT-USD
2019-07-01
incremental_book_L2
XBT-USD
2019-07-01
quotes
XBT-USD
2019-07-01
trades
ETH-USD
2020-03-01
incremental_book_L2
ETH-USD
2020-03-01

API Access and data format

Historical data format is the same as provided by real-time Kraken WebSocket v1 API with addition of local timestamps. If you'd like to work with normalized data format instead (same format for each exchange) see downloadable CSV files or official client libs that can perform data normalization client-side.
Python
Node.js
cURL & HTTP API
cURL & tardis-machine
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# pip install tardis-client
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import asyncio
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from tardis_client import TardisClient, Channel
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tardis_client = TardisClient(api_key="YOUR_API_KEY")
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async def replay():
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# replay method returns Async Generator
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messages = tardis_client.replay(
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exchange="kraken",
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from_date="2019-07-01",
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to_date="2019-07-02",
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filters=[Channel(name="book", symbols=["XBT/USD"])]
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)
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# messages as provided by Kraken real-time stream
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async for local_timestamp, message in messages:
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print(message)
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asyncio.run(replay())
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// npm install tardis-dev
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const { replay } = require('tardis-dev');
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async function run() {
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try {
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const messages = replay({
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exchange: 'kraken',
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from: '2019-07-01',
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to: '2019-07-02',
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filters: [{ channel: 'book', symbols: ['XBT/USD'] }],
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apiKey: 'YOUR_API_KEY'
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});
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// messages as provided by Kraken real-time stream
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for await (const { localTimestamp, message } of messages) {
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console.log(localTimestamp, message);
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}
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} catch (e) {
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console.error(e);
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}
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}
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run();
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curl -g 'https://api.tardis.dev/v1/data-feeds/kraken?from=2019-07-01&filters=[{"channel":"book","symbols":["XBT/USD"]}]&offset=0'
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https://api.tardis.dev/v1/data-feeds/kraken?from=2019-07-01&filters=[{%22channel%22:%22book%22,%22symbols%22:[%22XBT/USD%22]}]&offset=0
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Example API response for Kraken historical market data request
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curl -g 'localhost:8000/replay?options={"exchange":"kraken","filters":[{"channel":"book","symbols":["XBT/USD"]}],"from":"2019-07-01","to":"2019-07-02"}'
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Tardis-machine is a locally runnable server that exposes API allowing efficiently requesting historical market data for whole time periods in contrast to HTTP API that provides data only in minute by minute slices.
See tardis-machine docs.

Captured real-time channels

https://www.kraken.com/en-us/features/websocket-api
See Kraken WebSocket API docs providing documentation for each captured channel's format
Click any channel below to see HTTP API response with historical data recorded for it.

Market data collection details

Market data collection infrastructure for Kraken is located in GCP europe-west2 region (London, UK). Real-time market data is captured via multiple WebSocket connections.
Last modified 10mo ago