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PPG Paints Airy (PPG1238-1) Paint Color

Color Name: Airy (PPG1238-1)
Hex Color Code: #DAE6E9
RGB Color Code: RGB(218, 230, 233)
CMYK Values*: 6.4%, 1.3%, 0.0%, 8.6%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Airy (PPG1238-1) color - its meaning and example

What color is Airy (PPG1238-1)?

Airy (PPG1238-1) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Airy (PPG1238-1) is #DAE6E9, and the RGB color code is RGB(218, 230, 233).

In the RGB color model, Airy (PPG1238-1) has a red value of 218, a green value of 230, and a blue value of 233. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 6.4% cyan, 1.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 8.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 192° (degrees), 25.4 % saturation, and 88.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Airy (PPG1238-1) has a hue of 192° (degrees), 6.4 % saturation and 91.4 % brightness/value.

Airy (PPG1238-1) is cool or warm?

The color Airy (PPG1238-1) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Airy (PPG1238-1)?

Airy (PPG1238-1) has an LRV of nearly 77. By LRV value, it is a off-white color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Airy (PPG1238-1)

Light Color

Compare LRV 77 of Airy (PPG1238-1) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 77 puts PPG Paints Airy (PPG1238-1) paint color in the lighter category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Airy (PPG1238-1) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(218, 230, 233)
218 (85.5%)
230 (90.2%)
233 (91.4%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(192deg, 25.4 %, 88.4 %)

25.42 %.
88.43 %.


RYB(8, 22, 21)
8 (3.2%)
22 (8.5%)
21 (8.1%)


6.44 %.
Brightness / Value
91.37 %.


H: 192°

W: 85.49 %

B: 8.63 %


X : 71.92

Y : 77.38

Z : 88.24


Y1 : 77.38

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.33


C : 14.51%

M : 9.80%

Y : 8.63%


~ 77.4 %

Munsell Color System

5.6BG 8.9/1


L : 90.5

A : -3.42

B : -2.85


L : 90.5

C : 4.45

H : 219.78


L : 90.5

U : -6.73

V : -3.79


L : 87.97

A : -8.01

B : 2.11

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Airy (PPG1238-1) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Airy (PPG1238-1) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Cool Mint
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
Alice blue
ΔE - 5.04 (95.0% similar)
ΔE - 5.46 (94.5% similar)
Azure Mist (Cyan Mist)
ΔE - 5.47 (94.5% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

RAL Design

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)

Pantone TCX

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-E-49 - Astral Blue
ΔE - 4.58 (95.4% similar)
BS 22-C-33 - Soft Purple
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)
BS 10-A-01 - White
ΔE - 5.25 (94.8% similar)
BS 18-C-31 - Ice Blue
ΔE - 5.47 (94.5% similar)

RAL Classic

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to RAL Classic

RAL 9003 - Signal White
ΔE - 6.14 (93.9% similar)
RAL 9016 - Traffic White
ΔE - 6.97 (93.0% similar)

Paint similar to Airy (PPG1238-1) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Airy (PPG1238-1) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

PPG Paints

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to PPG Paints

Airy (PPG1238-1)
Paint - PPG Paints
Beachcomber (PPG1151-1)
ΔE - 1.07 (98.9% similar)
Prelude (PPG1155-2)
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
Summer Shower (PPG1155-1)
ΔE - 1.55 (98.5% similar)


Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Valspar

Bare Minimum (T643)
ΔE - 0.40 (99.6% similar)
Horizon Gray (T642)
ΔE - 1.15 (98.8% similar)
Blown Glass (8003-39A)
ΔE - 1.23 (98.8% similar)
Gray Opal (7004-6)
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)


Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Dunn-Edwards

Smoke and Mirrors (DE 5770)
ΔE - 0.74 (99.3% similar)
Sidewalk Chalk (DE 5791)
ΔE - 0.97 (99.0% similar)
Polar Ice (DE 5798)
ΔE - 1.32 (98.7% similar)
Worn Denim (DEW 378)
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)


Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Behr

Era (MQ3-56)
ΔE - 0.85 (99.1% similar)
Blue Bird Day (BL-W03)
ΔE - 1.13 (98.9% similar)
Permafrost (S490-1)
ΔE - 1.82 (98.2% similar)
Bellflower Blue (M540-1)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Sherwin Williams

Iceberg (SW 6798)
ΔE - 0.96 (99.0% similar)
Sky High (SW 6504)
ΔE - 1.01 (99.0% similar)
Snowdrop (SW 6511)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
Mountain Air (SW 6224)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Airy (PPG1238-1) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Airy (PPG1238-1) to Benjamin Moore

Constellation (AF-540)
ΔE - 1.24 (98.8% similar)
Polar Ice (1660)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
Whispering Spring (2136-70)
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
Ocean Air (2123-50)
ΔE - 2.29 (97.7% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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