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PPG Paints Ariel (PPG1237-3) Paint Color

Color Name: Ariel (PPG1237-3)
Hex Color Code: #AED7EA
RGB Color Code: RGB(174, 215, 234)
CMYK Values*: 25.6%, 8.1%, 0.0%, 8.2%

About Ariel (PPG1237-3) color - its meaning and example

What color is Ariel (PPG1237-3)?

Ariel (PPG1237-3) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Ariel (PPG1237-3) is #AED7EA, and the RGB color code is RGB(174, 215, 234).

In the RGB color model, Ariel (PPG1237-3) has a red value of 174, a green value of 215, and a blue value of 234. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 25.6% cyan, 8.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 8.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 199° (degrees), 58.8 % saturation, and 80.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Ariel (PPG1237-3) has a hue of 199° (degrees), 25.6 % saturation and 91.8 % brightness/value.

Ariel (PPG1237-3) is cool or warm?

The color Ariel (PPG1237-3) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Ariel (PPG1237-3)?

Ariel (PPG1237-3) has an LRV of nearly 64. By LRV value, it is a light 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

Ariel (PPG1237-3)

Light Color

Compare LRV 64 of Ariel (PPG1237-3) 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 64 puts PPG Paints Ariel (PPG1237-3) 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

Ariel (PPG1237-3) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(174, 215, 234)
174 (68.2%)
215 (84.3%)
234 (91.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(199deg, 58.8 %, 80.0 %)

58.82 %.
80.00 %.


RYB(11, 22, 40)
11 (4.3%)
22 (8.7%)
40 (15.8%)


25.64 %.
Brightness / Value
91.76 %.


H: 199°

W: 68.24 %

B: 8.24 %


X : 56.61

Y : 63.54

Z : 87.12


Y1 : 63.54

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.31


C : 31.76%

M : 15.69%

Y : 8.24%


~ 63.5 %

Munsell Color System

7.5B 8.2/3.9


L : 83.73

A : -9.18

B : -13.73


L : 83.73

C : 16.52

H : 236.25


L : 83.73

U : -21.44

V : -20.06


L : 79.71

A : -12.73

B : -9

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Ariel (PPG1237-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Ariel (PPG1237-3) (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.

Light Blue
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
Uranian Blue
ΔE - 2.55 (97.5% similar)
Non-photo Blue
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
Beau Blue
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)

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

RAL Design

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 4.10 (95.9% similar)

Pantone TCX

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 5.38 (94.6% similar)
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 5.95 (94.0% similar)
BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 6.89 (93.1% similar)

Paint similar to Ariel (PPG1237-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Ariel (PPG1237-3) (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

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to PPG Paints

Flemish Blue (PPG1238-3)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
Songbird (PPG1240-3)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Benjamin Moore

Little Boy Blue (2061-60)
ΔE - 0.61 (99.4% similar)
Fairview Blue (779)
ΔE - 0.94 (99.1% similar)
Paradise View (794)
ΔE - 1.21 (98.8% similar)
Sapphireberry (2063-60)
ΔE - 1.28 (98.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Sherwin Williams

Something Blue (SW 6800)
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
Bluebell (SW 6793)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
Vast Sky (SW 6506)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
Porch Ceiling (SW 9063)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)


Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Behr

Seashore Dreams (P500-2)
ΔE - 1.36 (98.6% similar)
Carefree Sky (M490-2)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
Greek Isles (P510-1)
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
Spa Blue (P500-3)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)


Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Valspar

Laissez-Faire (8001-40B)
ΔE - 1.67 (98.3% similar)
Lady in Waiting (V033-1)
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
December Solstice (V070-2)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
Gentle Wind (4006-9B)
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)


Ariel (PPG1237-3) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Ariel (PPG1237-3) to Dunn-Edwards

Dockside (DE 5806)
ΔE - 1.78 (98.2% similar)
Glacier Point (DE 5785)
ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)
Spring Shower (DE 5827)
ΔE - 2.26 (97.7% similar)
Azure Sky (DE 5834)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% 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

Ariel (PPG1237-3) - #AED7EA Color Images and Patterns

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