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Behr Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) Paint Color


Color Name: Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14)
Hex Color Code: #ACAAA7
RGB Color Code: RGB(172, 170, 167)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 1.2%, 2.9%, 32.5%





About Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) color - its meaning and example


What color is Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14)?

Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) is #ACAAA7, and the RGB color code is RGB(172, 170, 167).

In the RGB color model, Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) has a red value of 172, a green value of 170, and a blue value of 167. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 1.2% magenta, 2.9% yellow, and 32.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 36° (degrees), 2.9 % saturation, and 66.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) has a hue of 36° (degrees), 2.9 % saturation and 67.5 % brightness/value.


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) is cool or warm?

The color Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14)?

Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) has an LRV of nearly 40. 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

Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14)

Light Color


Compare LRV 40 of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) 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 40 puts Behr Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) 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


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(172, 170, 167)
Red
172 (67.5%)
Green
170 (66.7%)
Blue
167 (65.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
1.16%
Yellow
2.91%
Key
32.55%

HSL

HSL(36deg, 2.9 %, 66.5 %)

Hue
36°
Saturation
2.92 %.
Lightness
66.47 %.

RYB

RYB(41, 70, 62)
Red
41 (16.1%)
Yellow
70 (27.5%)
Blue
62 (24.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
36°
Saturation
2.91 %.
Brightness / Value
67.45 %.

HWB

H: 36°

W: 65.49 %

B: 32.55 %

XYZ

X : 38.36

Y : 40.31

Z : 42.32

YXY

Y1 : 40.31

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 32.55%

M : 33.33%

Y : 34.51%


LRV

~ 40.3 %

Munsell Color System

6.7Y 6.8/0.3

CIE-Lab

L : 69.69

A : 0.16

B : 1.79

CIE-Lch

L : 69.69

C : 1.79

H : 84.92

CIE-Luv

L : 69.69

U : 1.32

V : 2.57

Hunter-Lab

L : 63.49

A : -3.25

B : 4.92






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) (Paint - Behr). 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
Dark Gray
ΔE - 1.77 (98.2% similar)
#A6A6A6
Quick Silver
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
#BEBEBE
Medium Gray
ΔE - 5.69 (94.3% similar)
#989898
Spanish Gray
ΔE - 5.81 (94.2% similar)





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


British Standard 4800


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to British Standard 4800


#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 1.37 (98.6% similar)
#A3A3A3
BS 18-B-21 - Blue
ΔE - 2.75 (97.3% similar)
#B6B6B6
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)
#AEADB2
BS 22-B-21 - Kashmir
ΔE - 4.48 (95.5% similar)


RAL Design


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Pantone PMS


#AEA8A5
PANTONE 2331 C
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
#B1B1B1
PANTONE 4281 C
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)
#A7A8AA
PANTONE Cool Gray 6 C
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#A6A9AA
PANTONE Silver 10077 C
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)


Pantone TCX


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to RAL Classic


#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)
#A1A1A0
RAL 9006 - White Aluminium
ΔE - 3.05 (96.9% similar)
#B7B3A8
RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 4.55 (95.5% similar)
#9B9B9B
RAL 7004 - Signal Gray
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)





Paint similar to Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) (Paint - Behr). 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.


Behr


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Behr


#AEADAC
Flannel Gray (N520-3)
ΔE - 1.38 (98.6% similar)
#A7A5A3
Smokey Wings (PPU26-07)
ΔE - 1.55 (98.5% similar)
#B1B0AF
Sparrow (780F-4)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)


Valspar


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Valspar


#A8A7A5
Warm Shale (M219)
ΔE - 1.12 (98.9% similar)
#A9A8A2
Stately Graystone (V118-2)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.0% similar)
#A7A7A2
Classic Grayscale (V121-2)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#A9A39D
Rocky Bluffs (4003-1C)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)


PPG Paints


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to PPG Paints


#A8A7A3
Statue Garden (PPG0996-3)
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#ACADAD
Flagstone (PPG1001-4)
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
#ABACA6
Precipitation (PPG0997-4)
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
#A4A7A4
Stepping Stone (PPG1010-4)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)





Sherwin Williams


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Sherwin Williams


#AAA9A4
Ellie Gray (SW 7650)
ΔE - 1.39 (98.6% similar)
#ADA8A5
Proper Gray (SW 6003)
ΔE - 1.63 (98.4% similar)
#A7A8A2
Gray Matters (SW 7066)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#AEA9AA
Mystical Shade (SW 6276)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Benjamin Moore


#AEABAA
Stormy Monday (2112-50)
ΔE - 1.45 (98.6% similar)
#B4B2AE
Baltic Gray (1467)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
#B3B1B0
Silver Dollar (1460)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#A5A2A0
Fusion (AF-675)
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) to Dunn-Edwards


#AEADAD
Industrial Age (DET 618)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.1% similar)
#A9AAAB
Castlerock (DE 6375)
ΔE - 2.41 (97.6% similar)
#AFA8A9
Smoky Mountain (DE 6388)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
#A1A5A8
Baby Seal (DE 6361)
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) - #ACAAA7 color palettes and coordinating colors



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


Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14) - #ACAAA7 Color Images and Patterns


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