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PPG Paints Somber (PPG1093-4) Paint Color

Color Name: Somber (PPG1093-4)
Hex Color Code: #CBB489
RGB Color Code: RGB(203, 180, 137)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 11.3%, 32.5%, 20.4%
Color Family (Hue): Yellow

About Somber (PPG1093-4) color - its meaning and example

What color is Somber (PPG1093-4)?

Somber (PPG1093-4) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Somber (PPG1093-4) is #CBB489, and the RGB color code is RGB(203, 180, 137).

In the RGB color model, Somber (PPG1093-4) has a red value of 203, a green value of 180, and a blue value of 137. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 11.3% magenta, 32.5% yellow, and 20.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 39.1° (degrees), 38.8 % saturation, and 66.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Somber (PPG1093-4) has a hue of 39.1° (degrees), 32.5 % saturation and 79.6 % brightness/value.

Somber (PPG1093-4) is cool or warm?

The color Somber (PPG1093-4) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Somber (PPG1093-4)?

Somber (PPG1093-4) has an LRV of nearly 47. 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

Somber (PPG1093-4)

Light Color

Compare LRV 47 of Somber (PPG1093-4) 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 47 puts PPG Paints Somber (PPG1093-4) 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

Somber (PPG1093-4) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(203, 180, 137)
203 (79.6%)
180 (70.6%)
137 (53.7%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(39.09deg, 38.8 %, 66.7 %)

38.82 %.
66.67 %.


RYB(45, 91, 43)
45 (17.5%)
91 (35.8%)
43 (16.7%)


32.51 %.
Brightness / Value
79.61 %.


H: 39.09°

W: 53.73 %

B: 20.39 %


X : 45.47

Y : 47.15

Z : 30.37


Y1 : 47.15

X : 0.37

Y2 : 0.38


C : 20.39%

M : 29.41%

Y : 46.27%


~ 47.1 %

Munsell Color System

4.4Y 7.3/3.9


L : 74.28

A : 1.89

B : 24.98


L : 74.28

C : 25.06

H : 85.68


L : 74.28

U : 17.09

V : 33.36


L : 68.66

A : -1.96

B : 21.84

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Somber (PPG1093-4) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Somber (PPG1093-4) (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.

Light French Beige
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.75 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)

Pantone TCX

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Pantone TCX

RAL Classic

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to RAL Classic

RAL 1000 - Green Beige
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
RAL 1001 - Beige
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
RAL 1014 - Ivory
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)
RAL 1002 - Sand Yellow
ΔE - 6.14 (93.9% similar)

RAL Design

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to British Standard 4800

BS 06-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 7.39 (92.6% similar)
BS 10-B-17 - Greystone
ΔE - 7.90 (92.1% similar)

Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag

ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)

Paint similar to Somber (PPG1093-4) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Somber (PPG1093-4) (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.

PPG Paints

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to PPG Paints

Canvas Satchel (PPG12-20)
ΔE - 1.45 (98.6% similar)
Earthy Cane (PPG1103-4)
ΔE - 1.70 (98.3% similar)


Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Dunn-Edwards

Oak Harbor (DE 6179)
ΔE - 1.04 (99.0% similar)
Warm and Toasty (DET 646)
ΔE - 1.24 (98.8% similar)
Desert Floor (DE 6186)
ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)
Buckskin (DE 6158)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)


Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Valspar

Cache of Camel (M254)
ΔE - 1.58 (98.4% similar)
Dad's Slippers (T570)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
Casual Khaki (V093-3)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
Sahara Sun (T519)
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Sherwin Williams

Harmonic Tan (SW 6136)
ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
Wheat Grass (SW 6408)
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
Safari (SW 7697)
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
Whole Wheat (SW 6121)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)


Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Behr

Perennial Gold (S310-4)
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)
Cliff Ridge (MQ2-29)
ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
Spring Wheat (MQ2-30)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
Harvest Home (MQ2-13)
ΔE - 2.65 (97.4% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Somber (PPG1093-4) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Somber (PPG1093-4) to Benjamin Moore

Barley Grass (271)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.2% similar)
Wilmington Tan (HC-34)
ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)
Shakespeare Tan (228)
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
Bridgewater Tan (1096)
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% 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

Somber (PPG1093-4) - #CBB489 Color Images and Patterns

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