Color Name: Navy Blue
Hex Color Code: #000080
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 0, 128)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 100.0%, 0.0%, 49.8%




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About Navy Blue color - its meaning and example

About Navy Blue Color and Meaning

Navy blue is a dark shade of blue color. Navy Blue got its name from the usual color of the uniforms worn by officers in the Royal Navy (United Kingdom's naval warfare force) since 1748. It was subsequently adopted by other navies worldwide. Initially, this color was also called Marine Blue.

Navy Blue color psychology, emotion, and symbol

Navy blue is one of the professional colors and is very popular in the fashion industry. Like black, it carries a sense of power, authority, elegance, and sophistication.

What colors make navy blue paint?

Few ways to make navy blue are:

  • Mixing pure blue with black.
  • Adding black to ultramarine blue
  • Adding black to royal blue.

Navy blue color names in other languages:

SpanishAzul Marino
FrenchBleu Marine
PortugueseAzul Marinho
GermanMarineblaue


What color is Navy Blue?

Navy Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Navy Blue is #000080, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 0, 128).

In the RGB color model, Navy Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 128. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 49.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 240° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 25.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Navy Blue has a hue of 240° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 50.2 % brightness/value.

Navy Blue is cool or warm?

Navy Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(0, 0, 128)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 128 (50.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 240°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 25.10 %.
HWB H: 240°
W: 0.00 %
B: 49.80 %
LRV ~ 1.6 %
Munsell Color System 6.9PB 1.2/21.5
XYZ X : 3.9
Y : 1.56
Z : 20.52
YXY Y1 : 1.56
X : 0.15
Y2 : 0.06
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 100.00%
Y : 49.80%

CMYK

Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 49.80%

HSV/HSB

Hue 240°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 50.20 %.
CIE-Lab L : 12.98
A : 47.51
B : -64.7
CIE-Lch L : 12.98
C : 80.27
H : 306.29
CIE-Luv L : 12.98
U : -3.78
V : -52.36
Hunter-Lab L : 12.48
A : 33.86
B : -88.7








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Navy Blue


Here are the colors similar to Navy 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.


#00008B
Dark Blue
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
#000F89
Phthalo Blue
ΔE - 2.65 (97.3% similar)
#120A8F
Ultramarine
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)




Paint similar to Navy Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Navy 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

#233872
Blue (2066-10)
ΔE - 14.87 (85.1% similar)
#2B3B4C
North Sea (CC-932)
ΔE - 15.96 (84.0% similar)
#2B3762
Admiral Blue (2065-10)
ΔE - 15.99 (84.0% similar)
#254455
Twilight (2058-10)
ΔE - 16.16 (83.8% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#23383F
Dark Night (SW 6237)
ΔE - 15.45 (84.6% similar)
#283849
In the Navy (SW 9178)
ΔE - 15.57 (84.4% similar)
#234058
Salty Dog (SW 9177)
ΔE - 16.34 (83.7% similar)
#2F3D4C
Naval (SW 6244)
ΔE - 16.48 (83.5% similar)

PPG Paints

#334B58
Sailor's Coat (PPG1153-7)
ΔE - 17.25 (82.8% similar)
#3B484F
Midnight Hour (PPG1038-7)
ΔE - 17.72 (82.3% similar)
#314D67
Blueberry Pie (PPG1163-7)
ΔE - 19.21 (80.8% similar)
#374874
Daring Indigo (PPG1166-7)
ΔE - 19.24 (80.8% similar)

Behr

#35475B
Compass Blue (MQ5-54)
ΔE - 18.11 (81.9% similar)
#344D58
Nocturne Blue (HDC-CL-28)
ΔE - 18.14 (81.9% similar)
#3A4859
Very Navy (M500-7)
ΔE - 18.91 (81.1% similar)
#38515D
Restless Sea (PPU13-20)
ΔE - 18.92 (81.1% similar)







Color Combinations


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Navy Blue 000080 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.

Navy Blue 000080 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.

Navy Blue 000080 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Navy Blue 000080 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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Navy Blue - #000080 Color Images and Patterns


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