Color Name: Sky blue
Hex Color Code: #87CEEB
RGB Color Code: RGB(135, 206, 235)
CMYK Values *: 42.6%, 12.3%, 0.0%, 7.8%




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Sky Blue is a shade of azure (blue). It resembles the color of an unclouded sky around.


What color is Sky blue?

Sky blue color belongs to the Azure, Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Sky blue is #87CEEB, and the RGB color code is RGB(135, 206, 235).

In the RGB color model, Sky blue has a red value of 135, a green value of 206, and a blue value of 235. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 42.6% cyan, 12.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 7.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 197.4° (degrees), 71.4 % saturation, and 72.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Sky blue has a hue of 197.4° (degrees), 42.6 % saturation and 92.2 % brightness/value.

Sky blue is cool or warm?

Sky blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(135, 206, 235)

Red 135 (52.9%)
Green 206 (80.8%)
Blue 235 (92.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 197.4°
Saturation 71.43 %.
Lightness 72.55 %.
HWB H: 197.4°
W: 52.94 %
B: 7.84 %
LRV ~ 55.3 %
Munsell Color System 4.6B 7.8/5.6
XYZ X : 47.06
Y : 55.29
Z : 86.79
YXY Y1 : 55.29
X : 0.25
Y2 : 0.29
CMY C : 47.06%
M : 19.22%
Y : 7.84%

CMYK

Cyan 42.55%
Magenta 12.34%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 7.84%

HSV/HSB

Hue 197.4°
Saturation 42.55 %.
Brightness / Value 92.16 %.
CIE-Lab L : 79.21
A : -14.83
B : -21.28
CIE-Lch L : 79.21
C : 25.94
H : 235.13
CIE-Luv L : 79.21
U : -33.22
V : -31.5
Hunter-Lab L : 74.36
A : -17.16
B : -17.15








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Sky blue


Here are the colors similar to Sky 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.


#89CFF0
Baby Blue
ΔE - 1.43 (98.6% similar)
#93CCEA
Light Cornflower Blue
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
#87CEFA
Light Sky Blue
ΔE - 4.55 (95.4% similar)




Paint similar to Sky blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Sky 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

#94CCE7
Grandma's Sweater (787)
ΔE - 2.27 (97.7% similar)
#76C4E2
Pool Party (2059-50)
ΔE - 2.88 (97.1% similar)
#9BCEE5
Crisp Morning Air (780)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
#73C1E4
Cayman Blue (2060-50)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#89C6DF
Sky Fall (SW 9049)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
#7FC3E1
Undercool (SW 6957)
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#9BC8DE
Porch Ceiling (SW 9063)
ΔE - 4.21 (95.8% similar)
#A2D5E7
Bluebell (SW 6793)
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)

Behr

#7ECBE2
Big Chill (P490-3)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
#9FD1EB
Spa Blue (P500-3)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
#9AD6E8
Blue Sarong (P490-2)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)
#A1CFEC
Mediterranean Charm (P510-2)
ΔE - 4.73 (95.3% similar)

PPG Paints

#80C1E2
Horizon Haze (PPG1237-4)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
#A3D1EB
Songbird (PPG1240-3)
ΔE - 4.45 (95.6% similar)
#9FC9E4
Windsor Way (PPG1239-3)
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% similar)
#9CD4E1
Ocean Cruise (PPG1236-4)
ΔE - 5.46 (94.5% similar)







Color Combinations


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Sky blue 87ceeb 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.

Sky blue 87ceeb 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.

Sky blue 87ceeb triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Sky blue 87ceeb 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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