Color Name: Light Steel Blue
Hex Color Code: #B0C4DE
RGB Color Code: RGB(176, 196, 222)
CMYK Values *: 20.7%, 11.7%, 0.0%, 12.9%




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Light Steel Blue is a light shade of Steel Blue. This color resembles the color of steel subjected to bluing for protection from rust. Bluing is a process in which steel is protected against rust using oxide coating.

What color is Light Steel Blue?

Light Steel Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Light Steel Blue is #B0C4DE, and the RGB color code is RGB(176, 196, 222).

In the RGB color model, Light Steel Blue has a red value of 176, a green value of 196, and a blue value of 222. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 20.7% cyan, 11.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 12.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 213.9° (degrees), 41.1 % saturation, and 78.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Light Steel Blue has a hue of 213.9° (degrees), 20.7 % saturation and 87.1 % brightness/value.

Light Steel Blue is cool or warm?

Light Steel Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(176, 196, 222)

Red 176 (69.0%)
Green 196 (76.9%)
Blue 222 (87.1%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 213.91°
Saturation 41.07 %.
Lightness 78.04 %.
HWB H: 213.91°
W: 69.02 %
B: 12.94 %
LRV ~ 54 %
Munsell Color System 0.6PB 7.7/3.1
XYZ X : 50.83
Y : 53.98
Z : 76.85
YXY Y1 : 53.98
X : 0.28
Y2 : 0.3
CMY C : 30.98%
M : 23.14%
Y : 12.94%

CMYK

Cyan 20.72%
Magenta 11.71%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 12.94%

HSV/HSB

Hue 213.91°
Saturation 20.72 %.
Brightness / Value 87.06 %.
CIE-Lab L : 78.45
A : -1.28
B : -15.22
CIE-Lch L : 78.45
C : 15.27
H : 265.21
CIE-Luv L : 78.45
U : -11.73
V : -23.52
Hunter-Lab L : 73.47
A : -5.09
B : -10.58








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Light Steel Blue


Here are the colors similar to Light Steel 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.


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Pale Cornflower Blue
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
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Pale Aqua
ΔE - 4.96 (95.0% similar)
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Beau Blue
ΔE - 5.53 (94.5% similar)




Paint similar to Light Steel Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Light Steel 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.


Behr

#B3C3DD
Eternal Elegance (M540-3)
ΔE - 1.54 (98.5% similar)
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Promise Keeping (P530-2)
ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)
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Movie Magic (MQ5-45)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
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Perennial Blue (M530-3)
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)

PPG Paints

#ADC0D6
Blue Thistle (PPG1162-3)
ΔE - 1.75 (98.2% similar)
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Valor (PPG1244-3)
ΔE - 2.85 (97.1% similar)
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Sailor Boy (PPG1164-4)
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
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Baby Bunting (PPG1243-3)
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)

Benjamin Moore

#BACBDF
Blue Ice (821)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
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Airway (828)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
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Swiss Blue (815)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
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Windmill Wings (2067-60)
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#BBC5DE
Agapanthus (SW 9066)
ΔE - 3.95 (96.1% similar)
#C2CBE0
Hyacinth Tint (SW 6968)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
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Blissful Blue (SW 6527)
ΔE - 4.61 (95.4% similar)
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Wondrous Blue (SW 6807)
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)







Color Combinations


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Light Steel Blue b0c4de 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.

Light Steel Blue b0c4de 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.

Light Steel Blue b0c4de triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Light Steel Blue b0c4de 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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