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Behr Norwegian Blue (N470-5) Paint Color


Color Name: Norwegian Blue (N470-5)
Hex Color Code: #78888E
RGB Color Code: RGB(120, 136, 142)
CMYK Values*: 15.5%, 4.2%, 0.0%, 44.3%





About Norwegian Blue (N470-5) color - its meaning and example


What color is Norwegian Blue (N470-5)?

Norwegian Blue (N470-5) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Norwegian Blue (N470-5) is #78888E, and the RGB color code is RGB(120, 136, 142).

In the RGB color model, Norwegian Blue (N470-5) has a red value of 120, a green value of 136, and a blue value of 142. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 15.5% cyan, 4.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 44.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 196.4° (degrees), 8.9 % saturation, and 51.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Norwegian Blue (N470-5) has a hue of 196.4° (degrees), 15.5 % saturation and 55.7 % brightness/value.


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) is cool or warm?

The color Norwegian Blue (N470-5) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Norwegian Blue (N470-5)?

Norwegian Blue (N470-5) has an LRV of nearly 24. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Norwegian Blue (N470-5)

Light Color


Compare LRV 24 of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) 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 24 puts Behr Norwegian Blue (N470-5) 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


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(120, 136, 142)
Red
120 (47.1%)
Green
136 (53.3%)
Blue
142 (55.7%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.49%
Magenta
4.23%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
44.31%

HSL

HSL(196.36deg, 8.9 %, 51.4 %)

Hue
196.36°
Saturation
8.87 %.
Lightness
51.37 %.

RYB

RYB(62, 90, 101)
Red
62 (24.5%)
Yellow
90 (35.4%)
Blue
101 (39.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
196.36°
Saturation
15.49 %.
Brightness / Value
55.69 %.

HWB

H: 196.36°

W: 47.06 %

B: 44.31 %

XYZ

X : 21.43

Y : 23.55

Z : 29.01

YXY

Y1 : 23.55

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 52.94%

M : 46.67%

Y : 44.31%


LRV

~ 23.6 %

Munsell Color System

8.7BG 5.4/1.5

CIE-Lab

L : 55.64

A : -4.46

B : -5.18

CIE-Lch

L : 55.64

C : 6.83

H : 229.27

CIE-Luv

L : 55.64

U : -8.81

V : -6.7

Hunter-Lab

L : 48.53

A : -6.11

B : -1.46






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Norwegian Blue (N470-5) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Norwegian Blue (N470-5) (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.



#6E7F80
AuroMetalSaurus
ΔE - 4.64 (95.4% similar)
#778899
Light Slate Gray
ΔE - 5.32 (94.7% similar)
#848789
Aluminium
ΔE - 5.52 (94.5% similar)
#708090
Slate Gray
ΔE - 5.75 (94.2% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to RAL Classic


#7A888E
RAL 7000 - Squirrel Gray
ΔE - 0.82 (99.2% similar)
#7F868A
RAL 7046 - Telegray 2
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#8C969D
RAL 7001 - Silver Gray
ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)
#8D9295
RAL 7045 - Telegray 1
ΔE - 6.18 (93.8% similar)


Pantone PMS


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Pantone PMS


#7C878E
PANTONE 430 C
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
#768692
PANTONE 7544 C
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)
#798F9B
PANTONE 8200 C
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#717C7D
PANTONE 444 C
ΔE - 5.15 (94.9% similar)


RAL Design


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to British Standard 4800


#7C7E81
BS 00-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 6.63 (93.4% similar)
#697C8D
BS 20-D-44 - Blue
ΔE - 6.80 (93.2% similar)
#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 7.44 (92.6% similar)





Paint similar to Norwegian Blue (N470-5) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Norwegian Blue (N470-5) (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.


Valspar


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Valspar


#7C878B
Sharkfin (4007-2A)
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)
#728687
Deep Thoughts (T694)
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)
#7B8C99
Steele Blue (V137-5)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
#6B808C
Cornflower Blue (4008-4B)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)


Behr


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Behr


#74858F
Adirondack Blue (N480-5)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
#708189
Atlantic Shoreline (PPU13-4)
ΔE - 2.81 (97.2% similar)
#778590
Forever Denim (PPU14-05)
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)
#6E878B
Winter In Paris (MQ6-03)
ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Benjamin Moore


#728287
Smokestack Gray (2131-40)
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)
#718087
Montpelier (AF-555)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#798E99
Wild Blue Yonder (CSP-620)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#778686
Templeton Gray (HC-161)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)





Sherwin Williams


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Sherwin Williams


#6F848C
Blustery Sky (SW 9140)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
#7A848D
Storm Cloud (SW 6249)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
#768B9A
Bracing Blue (SW 6242)
ΔE - 4.14 (95.9% similar)
#7D848B
Serious Gray (SW 6256)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)


PPG Paints


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to PPG Paints


#7B8588
Garrison Gray (PPG1039-5)
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
#7A8687
Rough Ride (PPG1036-5)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
#7B8F99
Chalky Blue (PPG1153-5)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#71898D
Twilight Stroll (PPG10-03)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Norwegian Blue (N470-5) to Dunn-Edwards


#788788
Shadow Effect (DET 597)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#707E84
Taliesin Blue (DEC 798)
ΔE - 3.71 (96.3% similar)
#70828F
Mica Creek (DE 5823)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#718B9A
China Clay (DE 5802)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% 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


Norwegian Blue (N470-5) - #78888E Color Images and Patterns


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