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Behr Midnight Blue (N480-7) Paint Color


Color Name: Midnight Blue (N480-7)
Hex Color Code: #4C565E
RGB Color Code: RGB(76, 86, 94)
CMYK Values*: 19.1%, 8.5%, 0.0%, 63.1%





About Midnight Blue (N480-7) color - its meaning and example


What color is Midnight Blue (N480-7)?

Midnight Blue (N480-7) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Midnight Blue (N480-7) is #4C565E, and the RGB color code is RGB(76, 86, 94).

In the RGB color model, Midnight Blue (N480-7) has a red value of 76, a green value of 86, and a blue value of 94. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 19.1% cyan, 8.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 63.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 206.7° (degrees), 10.6 % saturation, and 33.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Midnight Blue (N480-7) has a hue of 206.7° (degrees), 19.1 % saturation and 36.9 % brightness/value.


Midnight Blue (N480-7) is cool or warm?

The color Midnight Blue (N480-7) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Midnight Blue (N480-7)?

Midnight Blue (N480-7) has an LRV of nearly 9. By LRV value, it is a 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.



Dark Color

Midnight Blue (N480-7)

Light Color


Compare LRV 9 of Midnight Blue (N480-7) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 9 puts Behr Midnight Blue (N480-7) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Midnight Blue (N480-7) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(76, 86, 94)
Red
76 (29.8%)
Green
86 (33.7%)
Blue
94 (36.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
19.15%
Magenta
8.51%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
63.14%

HSL

HSL(206.67deg, 10.6 %, 33.3 %)

Hue
206.67°
Saturation
10.59 %.
Lightness
33.33 %.

RYB

RYB(112, 130, 150)
Red
112 (44.1%)
Yellow
130 (51.1%)
Blue
150 (59.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
206.67°
Saturation
19.15 %.
Brightness / Value
36.86 %.

HWB

H: 206.67°

W: 29.80 %

B: 63.14 %

XYZ

X : 8.33

Y : 9

Z : 11.89

YXY

Y1 : 9

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 70.20%

M : 66.27%

Y : 63.14%


LRV

~ 9 %

Munsell Color System

5.6B 3.4/1.2

CIE-Lab

L : 35.98

A : -1.99

B : -5.96

CIE-Lch

L : 35.98

C : 6.28

H : 251.55

CIE-Luv

L : 35.98

U : -5.48

V : -7.39

Hunter-Lab

L : 30

A : -2.95

B : -2.49






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Midnight Blue (N480-7) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Midnight Blue (N480-7) (Paint - Behr). 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.



#4C5866
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ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
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ΔE - 5.80 (94.2% similar)
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ΔE - 6.36 (93.6% similar)
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ΔE - 7.09 (92.9% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Pantone PMS


#4E5458
PANTONE 10392 C
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
#505759
PANTONE 445 C
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
#53565A
PANTONE Cool Gray 11 C
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
#425563
PANTONE 7545 C
ΔE - 3.65 (96.3% similar)


RAL Classic


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to RAL Classic


#52595D
RAL 7011 - Iron Gray
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
#4F5358
RAL 7015 - Slate Gray
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#575D5E
RAL 7012 - Basalt Gray
ΔE - 4.69 (95.3% similar)
#45494E
RAL 7024 - Graphite Gray
ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)


British Standard 4800


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to British Standard 4800


#4B5966
BS 20-D-45 - Maritime
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
#555F68
BS 00-A-09 - Flint Grey
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#3D4D5A
BS 20-C-40 - Midnight
ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)


RAL Design


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to RAL Design







Paint similar to Midnight Blue (N480-7) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Midnight Blue (N480-7) (Paint - Behr). 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


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Behr


#4A585F
Undersea (S470-7)
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)


Valspar


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Valspar


#4B565D
Plot Twist (8006-8F)
ΔE - 0.89 (99.1% similar)
#4D565F
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ΔE - 0.90 (99.1% similar)
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Rogue Blue (5009-2)
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
#4F5556
To the Tarmac (V116-3)
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)


PPG Paints


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to PPG Paints


#48545D
Soothing Sapphire (PPG10-09)
ΔE - 1.16 (98.8% similar)
#445056
High Salute (PPG1039-7)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
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Goblin (PPG1040-7)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.1% similar)
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Obsidian (PPG1035-7)
ΔE - 3.25 (96.8% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Dunn-Edwards


#515B62
Novelty Navy (DE 6335)
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)
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Blue Steel (DE 6342)
ΔE - 2.07 (97.9% similar)
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Nightfall (DE 5804)
ΔE - 2.70 (97.3% similar)
#54585E
Edge of Black (DE 6349)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Benjamin Moore


#525A60
Deep Secret (CSP-625)
ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
#52565A
Deep Space (2125-20)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#54585C
Temptation (1609)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
#414F57
Brush Blue (CW-675)
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Midnight Blue (N480-7) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Midnight Blue (N480-7) to Sherwin Williams


#515763
Mineral Gray (SW 2740)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)
#586168
Outerspace (SW 6251)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
#3E4B54
Sea Serpent (SW 7615)
ΔE - 4.14 (95.9% similar)
#596368
Grays Harbor (SW 6236)
ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% 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.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Midnight Blue (N480-7) - #4C565E Color Images and Patterns


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