Color Name: Opal
Hex Color Code: #A8C3BC
RGB Color Code: RGB(168, 195, 188)
CMYK Values*: 13.8%, 0.0%, 3.6%, 23.5%





It is a pale shade of cyan that resemblance the color of an opal gemstone. Although as with many gemstones, opals come in a wide variety of colors.

What color is Opal?

Opal color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Opal is #A8C3BC, and the RGB color code is RGB(168, 195, 188).

In the RGB color model, Opal has a red value of 168, a green value of 195, and a blue value of 188. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 13.8% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 3.6% yellow, and 23.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 164.4° (degrees), 18.4 % saturation, and 71.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Opal has a hue of 164.4° (degrees), 13.8 % saturation and 76.5 % brightness/value.


Opal is cool or warm?

The color Opal is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Opal?

Opal has an LRV of nearly 51. By LRV value, it is a medium 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(168, 195, 188)
Red
168 (65.9%)
Green
195 (76.5%)
Blue
188 (73.7%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
13.85%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
3.59%
Key
23.53%

HSL

HSL(164.44deg, 18.4 %, 71.2 %)

Hue
164.44°
Saturation
18.37 %.
Lightness
71.18 %.

RYB

RYB(25, 59, 53)
Red
25 (9.7%)
Yellow
59 (23.2%)
Blue
53 (20.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
164.44°
Saturation
13.85 %.
Brightness / Value
76.47 %.

HWB

H: 164.44°

W: 65.88 %

B: 23.53 %

XYZ

X : 44.74

Y : 50.99

Z : 55.06

YXY

Y1 : 50.99

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 34.12%

M : 23.53%

Y : 26.27%


LRV

~ 51 %

Munsell Color System

5.1G 7.5/2.6

CIE-Lab

L : 76.67

A : -10.49

B : 0.44

CIE-Lch

L : 76.67

C : 10.5

H : 177.61

CIE-Luv

L : 76.67

U : -14.19

V : 2.43

Hunter-Lab

L : 71.4

A : -13.11

B : 4.26






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Opal


Here are the colors similar to Opal . 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.



#B2BEB5
Ash Gray
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)
#A0D1CA
Shelduck Blue
ΔE - 5.99 (94.0% similar)
#AEC6CF
Pastel Blue
ΔE - 8.07 (91.9% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


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




Pantone PMS


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


#A4BEBA
PANTONE 4170 C
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
#A7BDB1
PANTONE 5585 C
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#B6C9C2
PANTONE 4169 C
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
#9BB9B6
PANTONE 4171 C
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)


RAL Design


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




British Standard 4800


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


#ADD4DA
BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 7.25 (92.7% similar)





Paint similar to Opal


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Opal . 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.


PPG Paints


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


#ADC8C0
Copenhagen (PPG1137-4)
ΔE - 1.34 (98.7% similar)
#AFC7BF
Crystal Oasis (PPG1138-3)
ΔE - 1.54 (98.5% similar)
#A0C0BF
Frosty Glade (PPG1146-4)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#9BC2BD
Pitter Patter (PPG1142-4)
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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


#ABC8C0
Warm Springs (682)
ΔE - 1.38 (98.6% similar)
#A7C7BC
Antique Glass (CSP-695)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#A4BBB6
Rhine River (689)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
#AABEB4
Wythe Blue (HC-143)
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)


Sherwin Williams


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


#A8C1B7
Hazel (SW 6471)
ΔE - 1.47 (98.5% similar)
#A3C0BD
Aquaverde (SW 9051)
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)
#A0BBB8
Festoon Aqua (SW 0019)
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
#B4CCC9
Watery (SW 6478)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)





Valspar


Opal color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Opal to Valspar


#AFC7C2
Botanical Bliss (V101-3)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.2% similar)
#A6C8C3
New-Age Green (M315)
ΔE - 2.28 (97.7% similar)
#9EBCB2
Riffin' on Green (M353)
ΔE - 2.65 (97.3% similar)
#ADCDC5
Wave Runner (8002-35C)
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)


Behr


Opal color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Opal to Behr


#A1C2B9
Cascade Green (MQ6-36)
ΔE - 2.07 (97.9% similar)
#A3BBB3
Garden Twilight (S430-3)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#B2C7C0
Fresh Tone (S430-2)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#9DB9B2
Opal Silk (PPU12-08)
ΔE - 2.75 (97.2% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


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


#AECAC8
Seaport (DE 5744)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#B1CFC7
Steamy Spring (DE 5709)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#ACBDB1
Rainsong (DET 541)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% 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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