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HEX 0072BB - #0072BB, RGB(0,114,187) Color


Color Name: French Blue
Hex Color Code: #0072BB
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 114, 187)
CMYK Values*: 100.0%, 39.0%, 0.0%, 26.7%





What color is 0072BB?

The color name for #0072BB is French Blue and is belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The RGB color code for color number #0072BB is RGB(0, 114, 187). In the RGB color model, #0072BB has a red value of 0, a green value of 114, and a blue value of 187. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 39.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 26.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 203.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 36.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, #0072BB has a hue of 203.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 73.3 % brightness/value.

Color 0072BB is cool or warm?

Color 0072BB is a cool color.

What is the LRV of 0072BB?

Color code 0072BB has an LRV of nearly 16. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


HEX #0072BB color codes / color number / color space conversions - RGBA, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(0, 114, 187)
Red
0 (0.0%)
Green
114 (44.7%)
Blue
187 (73.3%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
100.00%
Magenta
39.04%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
26.67%

HSL

HSL(203.42deg, 100.0 %, 36.7 %)

Hue
203.42°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Lightness
36.67 %.

RYB

RYB(38, 72, 173)
Red
38 (14.7%)
Yellow
72 (28.4%)
Blue
173 (67.9%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
203.42°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Brightness / Value
73.33 %.

HWB

H: 203.42°

W: 0.00 %

B: 26.67 %

XYZ

X : 14.99

Y : 15.62

Z : 49.24

YXY

Y1 : 15.62

X : 0.19

Y2 : 0.2

CMY

C : 100.00%

M : 55.29%

Y : 26.67%


LRV

~ 15.6 %

Munsell Color System

5.9B 4.5/14.6

CIE-Lab

L : 46.48

A : 0.83

B : -45.8

CIE-Lch

L : 46.48

C : 45.81

H : 271.04

CIE-Luv

L : 46.48

U : -28.31

V : -69

Hunter-Lab

L : 39.53

A : -1.49

B : -46.19






Color Names and Paint



Color Name of HEX #0072BB


Here are the colors similar to 0072BB. 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.



#2072AF
Bice Blue
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#007BB8
Star Command Blue
ΔE - 4.15 (95.9% similar)
#0067A5
Medium Persian Blue
ΔE - 4.43 (95.6% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Pantone PMS color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.


#2774AE
PANTONE 2383 C
ΔE - 1.73 (98.3% similar)
#0077C8
PANTONE 3005 C
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
#006CB0
PANTONE 3553 C
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#0076CE
PANTONE 2174 C
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)


Pantone TCX


Pantone TCX color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.




British Standard 4800


British Standard 4800 color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.


#3876AB
BS 20-E-53 - Blue
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#266492
BS 20-E-56 - Blue
ΔE - 6.41 (93.6% similar)


RAL Design


RAL Design color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.




RAL Classic


RAL Classic color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.


#007CB0
RAL 5015 - Sky Blue
ΔE - 5.89 (94.1% similar)
#376B8C
RAL 5007 - Brilliant Blue
ΔE - 6.91 (93.1% similar)
#42698C
RAL 5023 -Distant Blue
ΔE - 7.08 (92.9% similar)


Pantone TPX


Pantone TPX color similar/equivalent to 0072BB.


#5072A7
Blue Yonder
ΔE - 7.21 (92.8% similar)


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#0071C5
Intel Blue
ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
#0079BF
Trello Blue
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
#0071CE
Walmart Blue
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)
#0077BE
Ocean Boat Blue
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)





Paint color for Hex #0072BB


Here are the paint colors similar to 0072BB. 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

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of hex #0072BB to PPG Paints


#0072B5
Cobalt Glaze (PPG1240-7)
ΔE - 1.03 (99.0% similar)
#1C70AD
Planetarium (PPG1242-6)
ΔE - 1.60 (98.4% similar)
#356FAD
Nocturne Shade (PPG1244-6)
ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)
#1D78AB
North Sea (PPG1239-6)
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of hex #0072BB to Dunn-Edwards


#186DB6
Beautiful Blue (DEA 136)
ΔE - 2.26 (97.7% similar)
#0477B4
Americana (DE 5845)
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
#296A9D
The Blues (DE 5859)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)
#3377A2
Surf's Up (DET 583)
ΔE - 4.60 (95.4% similar)


Valspar

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of hex #0072BB to Valspar


#0178B6
Cosmic Blue (4008-10C)
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)
#0169A7
Peek-A-Boo Blue (4007-10C)
ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)
#016CA0
Blue on Blue (V034-3)
ΔE - 4.50 (95.5% similar)
#28679E
In the Nick (8001-44F)
ΔE - 4.90 (95.1% similar)





Sherwin Williams

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of hex #0072BB to Sherwin Williams


#016EA7
Blue Chip (SW 6959)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
#2377A2
Danube (SW 6803)
ΔE - 5.68 (94.3% similar)
#4E739F
Lupine (SW 6810)
ΔE - 6.31 (93.7% similar)
#015F97
Hyper Blue (SW 6965)
ΔE - 7.42 (92.6% similar)


Behr

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of hex #0072BB to Behr


#366FA6
Mega Blue (P520-6)
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)
#2B6BAA
Electric Blue (MQ4-24)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
#0079B3
Deep River (P500-6)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#267EBC
Brilliant Blue (P510-6)
ΔE - 4.57 (95.4% similar)


Benjamin Moore

Hex color 0072BB similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of hex #0072BB to Benjamin Moore


#3D74AC
Athens Blue (797)
ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)
#1369A7
Paddington Blue (791)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
#2474A3
Blue Macaw (784)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)
#40729C
Chicago Blues (804)
ΔE - 4.38 (95.6% 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.







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