Color Name: KU Blue
Hex Color Code: #0051BA
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 81, 186)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 56.5%, 0.0%, 27.1%




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The University of Kansas is a public research university with its main campus in Lawrence, Kansas. Crimson and Blue are the official brand colors of Kansas University.

What color is KU Blue?

KU Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for KU Blue is #0051BA, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 81, 186).

In the RGB color model, KU Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 81, and a blue value of 186. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 56.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 27.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 213.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 36.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, KU Blue has a hue of 213.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 72.9 % brightness/value.

KU Blue is cool or warm?

KU Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


KU Blue (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 81, 186)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 81 (31.8%)
Blue 186 (72.9%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 213.87°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 36.47 %.
HWB H: 213.87°
W: 0.00 %
B: 27.06 %
LRV ~ 9.4 %
Munsell Color System 3.4PB 3.5/14.1
XYZ X : 11.81
Y : 9.43
Z : 47.65
YXY Y1 : 9.43
X : 0.17
Y2 : 0.14
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 68.24%
Y : 27.06%

CMYK

Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 56.45%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 27.06%

HSV/HSB

Hue 213.87°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 72.94 %.
CIE-Lab L : 36.8
A : 21.89
B : -60.81
CIE-Lch L : 36.8
C : 64.63
H : 289.79
CIE-Luv L : 36.8
U : -18.38
V : -86.98
Hunter-Lab L : 30.71
A : 14.88
B : -70.51








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to KU Blue (Other - School)


Here are the colors similar to KU Blue (Other - School). 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.


#0F52BA
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ΔE - 0.49 (99.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
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ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)


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Paint similar to KU Blue (Other - School)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to KU Blue (Other - School). 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


Benjamin Moore

#365496
Twilight Blue (2067-30)
ΔE - 5.18 (94.8% similar)
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Evening Blue (2066-20)
ΔE - 5.37 (94.6% similar)
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ΔE - 6.02 (94.0% similar)
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Mosaic (CC-874)
ΔE - 6.27 (93.7% similar)

Behr

#265C98
Beacon Blue (P510-7)
ΔE - 5.63 (94.4% similar)
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Flashy Sapphire (P520-7)
ΔE - 5.76 (94.2% similar)
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Dark Cobalt Blue (PPU15-03)
ΔE - 6.04 (94.0% similar)
#3E5B7D
Admiral Blue (M520-7)
ΔE - 7.85 (92.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#225288
Frank Blue (SW 6967)
ΔE - 5.94 (94.1% similar)
#015086
Blueblood (SW 6966)
ΔE - 7.16 (92.8% similar)
#015F97
Hyper Blue (SW 6965)
ΔE - 8.24 (91.8% similar)
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Indigo (SW 6531)
ΔE - 8.70 (91.3% similar)







Color Combinations


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KU Blue 0051ba Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

KU Blue 0051ba Analogous Color Palette
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.

KU Blue 0051ba triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

KU Blue 0051ba tetradic Color Palette
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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