Color Name: Imperial Blue
Hex Color Code: #002395
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 35, 149)
CMYK Values*: 100.0%, 76.5%, 0.0%, 41.6%





Imperial Blue is a shade of Royal Blue.


What color is Imperial Blue?

Imperial Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Imperial Blue is #002395, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 35, 149).

In the RGB color model, Imperial Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 35, and a blue value of 149. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 76.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 41.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 225.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 29.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Imperial Blue has a hue of 225.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 58.4 % brightness/value.


Imperial Blue is cool or warm?

The color Imperial Blue is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Imperial Blue?

Imperial Blue has an LRV of nearly 3. 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(0, 35, 149)
Red
0 (0.0%)
Green
35 (13.7%)
Blue
149 (58.4%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
100.00%
Magenta
76.51%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
41.57%

HSL

HSL(225.91deg, 100.0 %, 29.2 %)

Hue
225.91°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Lightness
29.22 %.

RYB

RYB(91, 107, 231)
Red
91 (35.9%)
Yellow
107 (42.0%)
Blue
231 (90.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
225.91°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Brightness / Value
58.43 %.

HWB

H: 225.91°

W: 0.00 %

B: 41.57 %

XYZ

X : 6.03

Y : 3.37

Z : 28.77

YXY

Y1 : 3.37

X : 0.16

Y2 : 0.09

CMY

C : 100.00%

M : 86.27%

Y : 41.57%


LRV

~ 3.4 %

Munsell Color System

6.3PB 2.0/15

CIE-Lab

L : 21.48

A : 37.84

B : -63.72

CIE-Lch

L : 21.48

C : 74.11

H : 300.7

CIE-Luv

L : 21.48

U : -8.15

V : -71.47

Hunter-Lab

L : 18.36

A : 26.44

B : -80.03






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Imperial Blue


Here are the colors similar to Imperial 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.



#002387
Resolution Blue
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
#002FA7
International Klein Blue
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
#0014A8
Zaffre
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Pantone PMS


#00239C
PANTONE Dark Blue C
ΔE - 1.01 (99.0% similar)
#171C8F
PANTONE 2746 C
ΔE - 2.26 (97.7% similar)
#2F2A95
PANTONE 2370 C
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
#1E22AA
PANTONE 2736 C
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)


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#1428A0
Samsung Blue
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)





Paint similar to Imperial Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Imperial 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.


Benjamin Moore


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Benjamin Moore


#233872
Blue (2066-10)
ΔE - 9.42 (90.6% similar)
#334076
Starry Night Blue (2067-20)
ΔE - 11.17 (88.8% similar)
#1D3E59
Marine Blue (2059-10)
ΔE - 11.36 (88.6% similar)
#203B5D
Symphony Blue (2060-10)
ΔE - 11.69 (88.3% similar)


Valspar


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Valspar


#22394A
Indigo Streamer (4010-4)
ΔE - 10.83 (89.2% similar)
#323F76
Jazzy Blue (4010-9)
ΔE - 10.88 (89.1% similar)
#3D4281
Merlin's Robes (8001-47G)
ΔE - 10.89 (89.1% similar)
#233E51
Blue Dusk (M318)
ΔE - 10.94 (89.1% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Sherwin Williams


#234058
Salty Dog (SW 9177)
ΔE - 11.34 (88.7% similar)
#2B4360
Dress Blues (SW 9176)
ΔE - 12.40 (87.6% similar)
#283849
In the Navy (SW 9178)
ΔE - 12.41 (87.6% similar)
#25476A
Commodore (SW 6524)
ΔE - 12.76 (87.2% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Dunn-Edwards


#324680
Indigo Night (DEA 138)
ΔE - 11.75 (88.3% similar)
#3C4378
Cobalt (DEA 140)
ΔE - 12.19 (87.8% similar)
#2A4B5F
Deep Ocean (DEA 135)
ΔE - 12.87 (87.1% similar)
#2E4A7D
Nautical (DEA 139)
ΔE - 13.06 (86.9% similar)


Behr


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Imperial Blue to Behr


#39497B
Expressionism (MQ5-49)
ΔE - 13.14 (86.9% similar)
#35475B
Compass Blue (MQ5-54)
ΔE - 13.27 (86.7% similar)
#3C4B7E
Tanzanite (P530-7)
ΔE - 13.54 (86.5% similar)
#424D83
Boudoir Blue (MQ5-48)
ΔE - 13.97 (86.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Imperial Blue color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Imperial Blue to PPG Paints


#334B58
Sailor's Coat (PPG1153-7)
ΔE - 13.22 (86.8% similar)
#314D67
Blueberry Pie (PPG1163-7)
ΔE - 13.32 (86.7% similar)
#2B4D68
Singing The Blues (PPG1159-7)
ΔE - 13.34 (86.7% similar)
#2C4D69
Celestial Blue (PPG1156-7)
ΔE - 13.38 (86.6% 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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