Color Name: Blue
Hex Color Code: #0000FF
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 0, 255)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 100.0%, 0.0%, 0.0%




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What color is Blue?

Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Blue is #0000FF, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 0, 255).

In the RGB color model, Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 255. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 240° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Blue has a hue of 240° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Blue is cool or warm?

Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Blue color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 0, 255)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 255 (100.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 240°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 50.00 %.
HWB H: 240°
W: 0.00 %
B: 0.00 %
LRV ~ 7.2 %
Munsell Color System 7.1PB 3.1/56.4
XYZ X : 18.05
Y : 7.22
Z : 95.05
YXY Y1 : 7.22
X : 0.15
Y2 : 0.06
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 100.00%
Y : 0.00%

CMYK

Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 0.00%

HSV/HSB

Hue 240°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 32.3
A : 79.2
B : -107.86
CIE-Lch L : 32.3
C : 133.82
H : 306.29
CIE-Luv L : 32.3
U : -9.4
V : -130.36
Hunter-Lab L : 26.87
A : 72.89
B : -190.92








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Blue


Here are the colors similar to Blue . 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.


#3F00FF
Electric Ultramarine
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#5218FA
Han Purple (Chinese Purple)
ΔE - 4.25 (95.8% similar)
#0000CD
Medium Blue
ΔE - 6.38 (93.6% similar)




Paint similar to Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Blue . 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

#334B58
Sailor's Coat (PPG1153-7)
ΔE - 14.36 (85.6% similar)
#2D5367
Regatta Bay (PPG1154-7)
ΔE - 15.05 (84.9% similar)
#295266
Plymouth Blue (PPG13-27)
ΔE - 15.34 (84.7% similar)
#425A65
Oceania (PPG10-01)
ΔE - 15.36 (84.6% similar)

Behr

#38515D
Restless Sea (PPU13-20)
ΔE - 14.58 (85.4% similar)
#365360
Opera Glasses (MQ5-24)
ΔE - 14.80 (85.2% similar)
#344D58
Nocturne Blue (HDC-CL-28)
ΔE - 14.96 (85.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

#415663
In the Midnight Hour (1666)
ΔE - 14.71 (85.3% similar)
#254455
Twilight (2058-10)
ΔE - 14.90 (85.1% similar)
#34586C
Summer Nights (777)
ΔE - 15.11 (84.9% similar)
#304656
Gentleman's Gray (2062-20)
ΔE - 15.22 (84.8% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#32586E
Endless Sea (SW 9150)
ΔE - 15.45 (84.6% similar)
#244653
Rainstorm (SW 6230)
ΔE - 15.85 (84.2% similar)
#3E4B54
Sea Serpent (SW 7615)
ΔE - 16.50 (83.5% similar)
#234058
Salty Dog (SW 9177)
ΔE - 17.14 (82.9% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Blue - #0000FF color palettes and color scheme combinations


Blue 0000ff Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Blue 0000ff Analogous Color Palette
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.

Blue 0000ff triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Blue 0000ff tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

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







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