Color Name: Light Blue
Hex Color Code: #ADD8E6
RGB Color Code: RGB(173, 216, 230)
CMYK Values*: 24.8%, 6.1%, 0.0%, 9.8%






What color is Light Blue?

Light Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Light Blue is #ADD8E6, and the RGB color code is RGB(173, 216, 230).

In the RGB color model, Light Blue has a red value of 173, a green value of 216, and a blue value of 230. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 24.8% cyan, 6.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 9.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 194.7° (degrees), 53.3 % saturation, and 79.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Light Blue has a hue of 194.7° (degrees), 24.8 % saturation and 90.2 % brightness/value.


Light Blue is cool or warm?

The color Light Blue is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Light Blue?

Light Blue has an LRV of nearly 64. By LRV value, it is a 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.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(173, 216, 230)
Red
173 (67.8%)
Green
216 (84.7%)
Blue
230 (90.2%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
24.78%
Magenta
6.09%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
9.80%

HSL

HSL(194.74deg, 53.3 %, 79.0 %)

Hue
194.74°
Saturation
53.27 %.
Lightness
79.02 %.

RYB

RYB(11, 26, 40)
Red
11 (4.4%)
Yellow
26 (10.1%)
Blue
40 (15.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
194.74°
Saturation
24.78 %.
Brightness / Value
90.20 %.

HWB

H: 194.74°

W: 67.84 %

B: 9.80 %

XYZ

X : 56.07

Y : 63.71

Z : 84.2

YXY

Y1 : 63.71

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 32.16%

M : 15.29%

Y : 9.80%


LRV

~ 63.7 %

Munsell Color System

1.7B 8.3/3.4

CIE-Lab

L : 83.81

A : -10.89

B : -11.49

CIE-Lch

L : 83.81

C : 15.82

H : 226.53

CIE-Luv

L : 83.81

U : -22.27

V : -16.16

Hunter-Lab

L : 79.82

A : -14.28

B : -6.68






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Light Blue


Here are the colors similar to Light 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.



#A4DDED
Non-photo Blue
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#B0E0E6
Powder Blue
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
#AFDBF5
Uranian Blue
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)





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


RAL Design


Light Blue color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Light Blue to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Light Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Light Blue to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


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


#BBDDE6
PANTONE 7457 C
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#A4DBE8
PANTONE 635 C
ΔE - 2.85 (97.2% similar)
#C0E0EC
PANTONE 9441 C
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
#99D6EA
PANTONE 2975 C
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)


British Standard 4800


Light Blue color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Light Blue to British Standard 4800


#ADD4DA
BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)
#BBCEDB
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 7.01 (93.0% similar)





Paint similar to Light Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Light 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.


Valspar


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


#AED9E7
Misty (5002-9B)
ΔE - 0.24 (99.8% similar)
#B2DAE9
Laissez-Faire (8001-40B)
ΔE - 1.18 (98.8% similar)
#B2DDED
Lady in Waiting (V033-1)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
#B5DFEB
Bright and Breezy (8002-40B)
ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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


#B0D9E8
Ocean Breeze (2058-60)
ΔE - 0.85 (99.2% similar)
#ABD3E2
Hawaiian Breeze (772)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
#B4DBEA
Skylark Song (778)
ΔE - 1.54 (98.5% similar)
#AADCEE
Splash (2059-60)
ΔE - 1.79 (98.2% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


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


#B3D8E5
Glacier Point (DE 5785)
ΔE - 1.40 (98.6% similar)
#ABDCEE
Spring Shower (DE 5827)
ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
#B1E2EE
Crystal River (DE 5778)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#B1D3E3
Dockside (DE 5806)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)





Sherwin Williams


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


#B0D6E6
Something Blue (SW 6800)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
#A2D5E7
Bluebell (SW 6793)
ΔE - 2.02 (98.0% similar)
#A6D4DE
Liquid Blue (SW 6779)
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)
#B7DFE8
Minor Blue (SW 6792)
ΔE - 2.55 (97.4% similar)


Behr


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


#A3D1DF
Bengal Blue (M480-3)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
#B5DCEF
Seashore Dreams (P500-2)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#AFD3DA
Balboa (MQ4-55)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)
#BAD9E5
Breezy Blue (M490-1)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)


PPG Paints


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


#AED7EA
Ariel (PPG1237-3)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#ADD0E0
Flemish Blue (PPG1238-3)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#B7D7DE
Everglade Mist (PPG1150-3)
ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
#9CD4E1
Ocean Cruise (PPG1236-4)
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% 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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