Color Name: Charleston Green
Hex Color Code: #232B2B
RGB Color Code: RGB(35, 43, 43)
CMYK Values*: 18.6%, 0.0%, 0.0%, 83.1%





Charleston Green is an extremely dark shade of cyan. Charleston green originated after the American Civil War, approximately 1865, when it was widely used to paint homes in Charleston, South Carolina, during Reconstruction.


What color is Charleston Green?

Charleston Green color belongs to the Black color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Charleston Green is #232B2B, and the RGB color code is RGB(35, 43, 43).

In the RGB color model, Charleston Green has a red value of 35, a green value of 43, and a blue value of 43. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 18.6% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 83.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 180° (degrees), 10.3 % saturation, and 15.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Charleston Green has a hue of 180° (degrees), 18.6 % saturation and 16.9 % brightness/value.


Charleston Green is cool or warm?

The color Charleston Green is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Charleston Green?

Charleston Green has an LRV of nearly 2. By LRV value, it is a very dark 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.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(35, 43, 43)
Red
35 (13.7%)
Green
43 (16.9%)
Blue
43 (16.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
18.60%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
83.14%

HSL

HSL(180deg, 10.3 %, 15.3 %)

Hue
180°
Saturation
10.26 %.
Lightness
15.29 %.

RYB

RYB(178, 188, 201)
Red
178 (69.7%)
Yellow
188 (73.8%)
Blue
201 (79.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
180°
Saturation
18.60 %.
Brightness / Value
16.86 %.

HWB

H: 180°

W: 13.73 %

B: 83.14 %

XYZ

X : 1.99

Y : 2.26

Z : 2.62

YXY

Y1 : 2.26

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 86.27%

M : 83.14%

Y : 83.14%


LRV

~ 2.3 %

Munsell Color System

2BG 1.6/1.1

CIE-Lab

L : 16.79

A : -3.48

B : -1.17

CIE-Lch

L : 16.79

C : 3.67

H : 198.66

CIE-Luv

L : 16.79

U : -3.4

V : -0.74

Hunter-Lab

L : 15.03

A : -2.64

B : 0.2






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Charleston Green


Here are the colors similar to Charleston Green . 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.



#1A2421
Dark Jungle Green
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
#2A3439
Gunmetal
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
#2D383A
Outer Space
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Charleston Green to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Charleston Green to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Charleston Green to Pantone PMS


#25282A
PANTONE 426 C
ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)
#212322
PANTONE 419 C
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)
#212721
PANTONE Black 3 C
ΔE - 4.11 (95.9% similar)
#1D252D
PANTONE 433 C
ΔE - 5.79 (94.2% similar)


RAL Classic


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Charleston Green to RAL Classic


#27292B
RAL 9011 - Graphite Black
ΔE - 4.14 (95.9% similar)
#2F3234
RAL 7021 - Black Gray
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
#2B2B2C
RAL 9004 - Signal Black
ΔE - 5.06 (94.9% similar)
#2A292A
RAL 9017 - Traffic Black
ΔE - 5.79 (94.2% similar)


British Standard 4800


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Charleston Green to British Standard 4800


#323638
BS 18-B-27 - Grey
ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)
#1F261C
BS 16-C-40 - Deep Green
ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)
#191A1C
BS 18-B-29 - Blue
ΔE - 6.81 (93.2% similar)





Paint similar to Charleston Green


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Charleston Green . 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.


Valspar


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Charleston Green to Valspar


#252D31
Tempest's Teapot (M250)
ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)
#2D3435
Nocturnal Green (5011-1)
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
#2F3837
Forest Canopy (5010-1)
ΔE - 4.15 (95.9% similar)
#292F35
Deep Space Echo (T691)
ΔE - 4.86 (95.1% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Charleston Green to Benjamin Moore


#303536
Black Knight (2136-10)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
#313435
Black Satin (2131-10)
ΔE - 4.50 (95.5% similar)
#323436
Midnight Dream (2129-10)
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% similar)
#313132
Black (2132-10)
ΔE - 5.59 (94.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Charleston Green to Sherwin Williams


#323639
Black of Night (SW 6993)
ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)
#31363A
Inkwell (SW 6992)
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% similar)
#2F2F30
Tricorn Black (SW 6258)
ΔE - 5.34 (94.7% similar)





Behr


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Charleston Green to Behr


#3B3C3B
Limousine Leather (MQ5-05)
ΔE - 7.11 (92.9% similar)
#3D3E3E
Carbon (N520-7)
ΔE - 7.75 (92.3% similar)
#3F3F3E
Black (Behr)
ΔE - 8.33 (91.7% similar)
#3F4041
Totally Black (HDC-MD-04)
ΔE - 8.46 (91.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Charleston Green to PPG Paints


#3C3D3D
Starless Sky (PPG0995-7)
ΔE - 7.47 (92.5% similar)
#3D4645
Dark As Night (PPG14-05)
ΔE - 8.67 (91.3% similar)
#414040
Black Magic (PPG1001-7)
ΔE - 9.17 (90.8% similar)
#3B484F
Midnight Hour (PPG1038-7)
ΔE - 10.13 (89.9% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Charleston Green color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Charleston Green to Dunn-Edwards


#3B3A3A
Black (DEA 002)
ΔE - 7.69 (92.3% similar)
#3E3F41
Dark Engine (DE 6350)
ΔE - 8.38 (91.6% similar)
#384543
Refined Green (DEA 181)
ΔE - 8.47 (91.5% similar)
#414549
Stargazing (DE 6336)
ΔE - 9.66 (90.3% 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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