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PPG Paints Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) Paint Color


Color Name: Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2)
Hex Color Code: #C9CBC6
RGB Color Code: RGB(201, 203, 198)
CMYK Values*: 1.0%, 0.0%, 2.5%, 20.4%





About Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) color - its meaning and example


What color is Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2)?

Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) is #C9CBC6, and the RGB color code is RGB(201, 203, 198).

In the RGB color model, Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) has a red value of 201, a green value of 203, and a blue value of 198. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 1.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 2.5% yellow, and 20.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 84° (degrees), 4.6 % saturation, and 78.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) has a hue of 84° (degrees), 2.5 % saturation and 79.6 % brightness/value.


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) is cool or warm?

The color Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2)?

Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) has an LRV of nearly 59. 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.



Dark Color

Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2)

Light Color


Compare LRV 59 of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) 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 59 puts PPG Paints Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) paint color in the medium 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


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(201, 203, 198)
Red
201 (78.8%)
Green
203 (79.6%)
Blue
198 (77.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.99%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
2.46%
Key
20.39%

HSL

HSL(84deg, 4.6 %, 78.6 %)

Hue
84°
Saturation
4.59 %.
Lightness
78.63 %.

RYB

RYB(21, 50, 38)
Red
21 (8.4%)
Yellow
50 (19.5%)
Blue
38 (14.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
84°
Saturation
2.46 %.
Brightness / Value
79.61 %.

HWB

H: 84°

W: 77.65 %

B: 20.39 %

XYZ

X : 55.64

Y : 59.21

Z : 61.92

YXY

Y1 : 59.21

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 21.18%

M : 20.39%

Y : 22.35%


LRV

~ 59.2 %

Munsell Color System

7.4GY 8.0/0.6

CIE-Lab

L : 81.41

A : -1.59

B : 2.24

CIE-Lch

L : 81.41

C : 2.75

H : 125.41

CIE-Luv

L : 81.41

U : -0.86

V : 3.63

Hunter-Lab

L : 76.95

A : -5.59

B : 6.15






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the colors similar to Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.



#CFCFC4
Pastel Gray
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#CCCCCC
Neon Silver
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#D3D3D3
Light Gray
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)
#D9D6CF
Timberwolf
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)





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


RAL Classic


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to RAL Classic


#C8CBC4
RAL 9018 - Papyrus White
ΔE - 1.17 (98.8% similar)
#C5C7C4
RAL 7035 - Light Gray
ΔE - 1.39 (98.6% similar)
#C8C8C7
RAL 7047 - Telegray 4
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
#D7D5CB
RAL 9002 Gray White
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)


Pantone PMS


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Pantone PMS


#C7C9C7
PANTONE 420 C
ΔE - 1.61 (98.4% similar)
#C8C9C7
PANTONE Cool Gray 3 C
ΔE - 1.77 (98.2% similar)
#CFCDC9
PANTONE 2330 C
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#D0D0CE
PANTONE Cool Gray 2 C
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)


British Standard 4800


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to British Standard 4800


#CED2CC
BS 18-C-33 - Blue
ΔE - 1.94 (98.1% similar)
#CCCCCC
BS 16-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#D2D2D2
BS 02-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
#BFBFBF
BS 18-B-17 - Silver Haze
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)


Pantone TCX


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to RAL Design







Paint similar to Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Benjamin Moore


#CBCDCA
Perspective® (CSP-5)
ΔE - 1.15 (98.9% similar)
#CACAC8
Metro Gray (1459)
ΔE - 2.04 (98.0% similar)
#CDCCCA
Cement Gray (2112-60)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
#D3D4CC
Gray Owl (2137-60)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Sherwin Williams


#CCCCC5
Front Porch (SW 7651)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
#CBCCC9
Passive (SW 7064)
ΔE - 1.28 (98.7% similar)
#CECEC6
Lattice (SW 7654)
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
#D1D2CB
Silverpointe (SW 7653)
ΔE - 1.97 (98.0% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Dunn-Edwards


#C7C7C2
Dolphin Tales (DET 600)
ΔE - 1.33 (98.7% similar)
#CECDC5
So Chic! (DET 614)
ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)
#CBCDC4
Silhouette (DE 6276)
ΔE - 1.94 (98.1% similar)
#CAC7C4
Ice Gray (DEC 790)
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)





PPG Paints


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to PPG Paints


#C4C7C4
Solitary State (PPG1009-3)
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
#D0CFC9
Allegheny River (PPG0997-1)
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)
#C7C6C2
Silver Band (PPG0995-3)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#CDCCC9
Steely Gaze (PPG0996-2)
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)


Behr


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Behr


#C8C8C0
Silver Marlin (N360-2)
ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
#C9CBC2
Heath Gray (N380-2)
ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)
#CBCECD
Loft Space (N500-2)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#CAC9C0
Whitewash Oak (PPU24-12)
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)


Valspar


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) to Valspar


#CCCECC
Bay Waves (4008-1A)
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
#CDD0C7
Chilean Sea Bass (V142-2)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
#D0CFC6
Passing Shadow (T668)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#D1D3D1
Morning Lake (7004-21)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) - #C9CBC6 color palettes and coordinating colors



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


Pittsburgh Gray (PPG0994-2) - #C9CBC6 Color Images and Patterns


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