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Benjamin Moore Boothbay Gray (HC-165) Paint Color


Color Name: Boothbay Gray (HC-165)
Hex Color Code: #AAB2B0
RGB Color Code: RGB(170, 178, 176)
CMYK Values*: 4.5%, 0.0%, 1.1%, 30.2%





About Boothbay Gray (HC-165) color - its meaning and example


What color is Boothbay Gray (HC-165)?

Boothbay Gray (HC-165) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Boothbay Gray (HC-165) is #AAB2B0, and the RGB color code is RGB(170, 178, 176).

In the RGB color model, Boothbay Gray (HC-165) has a red value of 170, a green value of 178, and a blue value of 176. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 4.5% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 1.1% yellow, and 30.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 165° (degrees), 4.9 % saturation, and 68.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Boothbay Gray (HC-165) has a hue of 165° (degrees), 4.5 % saturation and 69.8 % brightness/value.


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) is cool or warm?

The color Boothbay Gray (HC-165) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Boothbay Gray (HC-165)?

Boothbay Gray (HC-165) has an LRV of nearly 44. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Boothbay Gray (HC-165)

Light Color


Compare LRV 44 of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) 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 44 puts Benjamin Moore Boothbay Gray (HC-165) paint color in the medium 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


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(170, 178, 176)
Red
170 (66.7%)
Green
178 (69.8%)
Blue
176 (69.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
4.49%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
1.12%
Key
30.20%

HSL

HSL(165deg, 4.9 %, 68.2 %)

Hue
165°
Saturation
4.94 %.
Lightness
68.24 %.

RYB

RYB(35, 65, 60)
Red
35 (13.6%)
Yellow
65 (25.6%)
Blue
60 (23.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
165°
Saturation
4.49 %.
Brightness / Value
69.80 %.

HWB

H: 165°

W: 66.67 %

B: 30.20 %

XYZ

X : 40.33

Y : 43.52

Z : 47.35

YXY

Y1 : 43.52

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 33.33%

M : 30.20%

Y : 30.98%


LRV

~ 43.5 %

Munsell Color System

5.6G 7.0/0.8

CIE-Lab

L : 71.91

A : -3.18

B : 0.04

CIE-Lch

L : 71.91

C : 3.18

H : 179.26

CIE-Luv

L : 71.91

U : -4.36

V : 0.6

Hunter-Lab

L : 65.97

A : -6.31

B : 3.63






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Boothbay Gray (HC-165) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to Boothbay Gray (HC-165) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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.



#A9A9A9
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ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
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ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% similar)
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ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)
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Medium Gray
ΔE - 5.70 (94.3% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


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#B2B4B2
PANTONE 421 C
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
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PANTONE 10104 C
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
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PANTONE Cool Gray 5 C
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)
#AAADAE
PANTONE 10105 C
ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)


RAL Design


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RAL Classic


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to RAL Classic


#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 4.15 (95.9% similar)
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RAL 9006 - White Aluminium
ΔE - 6.02 (94.0% similar)
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RAL 7040 - Window Gray
ΔE - 6.48 (93.5% similar)
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RAL 7035 - Light Gray
ΔE - 6.50 (93.5% similar)


British Standard 4800


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to British Standard 4800


#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#B6B6B6
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 4.60 (95.4% similar)
#BDBDBD
BS 22-C-35 - Purple
ΔE - 5.53 (94.5% similar)
#A3A3A3
BS 18-B-21 - Blue
ΔE - 5.76 (94.2% similar)





Paint similar to Boothbay Gray (HC-165) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Boothbay Gray (HC-165) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to Sherwin Williams


#A9B0B1
Uncertain Gray (SW 6234)
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
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Silvermist (SW 7621)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
#A5A9A8
Gris (SW 7659)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)


Valspar


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to Valspar


#B0B9B4
In the Shadows (V141-4)
ΔE - 2.45 (97.6% similar)
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Polished Silver (4008-1B)
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
#A1A8A9
Cloud Mountain (V115-2)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#B3B4B0
Urban Sunrise (4004-1B)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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#B0B9B3
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ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
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ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
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Slate (CW-700)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#B3BEB9
Beach Glass (1564)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)





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Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to PPG Paints


#A9AFB2
Gosling Gray (PPG0993-3)
ΔE - 3.19 (96.8% similar)
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Gray Stone (PPG1009-4)
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
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Stepping Stone (PPG1010-4)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)
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Hippopotamus (PPG0994-4)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)


Behr


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to Behr


#B0B8B0
Verdigris (PPU12-14)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)
#A5B4AE
Frozen Pond (PPU12-09)
ΔE - 3.75 (96.2% similar)
#B8BCBC
French Silver (PPU18-05)
ΔE - 3.82 (96.2% similar)
#A4A6A3
Sharkskin (PPU25-04)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Boothbay Gray (HC-165) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Boothbay Gray (HC-165) to Dunn-Edwards


#B7C0BE
Haze Blue (DE 6311)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
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Bidwell Blue (DET 551)
ΔE - 3.82 (96.2% similar)
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Castlerock (DE 6375)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% 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.







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