Color Name: Oxford Blue
Hex Color Code: #002147
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 33, 71)
CMYK Values: CMYK(100%, 80%, 0%, 60)
Pantone PMS 282 C




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Oxford Blue is the official color of the University of Oxford.  Read more about the University of Oxford branding and color palette here.


What color is Oxford Blue?

Oxford Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Oxford Blue is #002147, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 33, 71).

In the RGB color model, Oxford Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 33, and a blue value of 71. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 53.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 72.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 212.1° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 13.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Oxford Blue has a hue of 212.1° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 27.8 % brightness/value.

Oxford Blue is cool or warm?

Oxford Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Oxford Blue (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 33, 71)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 33 (12.9%)
Blue 71 (27.8%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 212.11°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 13.92 %.
HWB H: 212.11°
W: 0.00 %
B: 72.16 %
LRV ~ 1.5 %
Munsell Color System 1.3PB 1.2/5.9
XYZ X : 1.68
Y : 1.54
Z : 6.17
YXY Y1 : 1.54
X : 0.18
Y2 : 0.16
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 87.06%
Y : 72.16%

CMYK

Cyan 100%
Magenta 80%
Yellow 0%
Key 60%

HSV/HSB

Hue 212.11°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 27.84 %.
CIE-Lab L : 12.88
A : 5.81
B : -27.03
CIE-Lch L : 12.88
C : 27.65
H : 282.12
CIE-Luv L : 12.88
U : -7.14
V : -24.76
Hunter-Lab L : 12.42
A : 2.43
B : -20.76








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Oxford Blue (Other - School)


Here are the colors similar to Oxford Blue (Other - School). 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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ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 5.23 (94.8% similar)
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ΔE - 5.72 (94.3% similar)
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ΔE - 5.74 (94.3% similar)


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Paint similar to Oxford Blue (Other - School)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Oxford Blue (Other - School). 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

#2B3558
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ΔE - 7.62 (92.4% similar)
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ΔE - 8.06 (91.9% similar)
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ΔE - 8.29 (91.7% similar)
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ΔE - 8.81 (91.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#283849
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ΔE - 10.59 (89.4% similar)
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Dress Blues (SW 9176)
ΔE - 11.13 (88.9% similar)
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Salty Dog (SW 9177)
ΔE - 11.36 (88.6% similar)
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Majestic Purple (SW 6545)
ΔE - 11.66 (88.3% similar)

PPG Paints

#3A405A
Victory Blue (PPG1165-7)
ΔE - 11.88 (88.1% similar)
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Daring Indigo (PPG1166-7)
ΔE - 12.93 (87.1% similar)
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Dragonfly (PPG1162-7)
ΔE - 13.25 (86.8% similar)
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Egyptian Violet (PPG1168-7)
ΔE - 13.45 (86.6% similar)

Behr

#3A4866
Bon Nuit (MQ5-14)
ΔE - 12.99 (87.0% similar)
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Majestic Blue (HDC-MD-01)
ΔE - 13.09 (86.9% similar)
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Expressionism (MQ5-49)
ΔE - 13.64 (86.4% similar)
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Compass Blue (MQ5-54)
ΔE - 13.70 (86.3% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Oxford Blue - #002147 color palettes and color scheme combinations


Oxford Blue 002147 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.

Oxford Blue 002147 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.

Oxford Blue 002147 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Oxford Blue 002147 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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Oxford Blue - #002147 Color Images and Patterns


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