Color Name: Steel Blue
Hex Color Code: #4682B4
RGB Color Code: RGB(70, 130, 180)
CMYK Values *: 61.1%, 27.8%, 0.0%, 29.4%




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Steel Blue is a shade of blue that resembles the color of steel subjected to bluing for protection from rust. Bluing is a process in which steel is protected against rust using oxide coating.

What color is Steel Blue?

Steel Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Steel Blue is #4682B4, and the RGB color code is RGB(70, 130, 180).

In the RGB color model, Steel Blue has a red value of 70, a green value of 130, and a blue value of 180. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 61.1% cyan, 27.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 29.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 207.3° (degrees), 44.0 % saturation, and 49.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Steel Blue has a hue of 207.3° (degrees), 61.1 % saturation and 70.6 % brightness/value.

Steel Blue is cool or warm?

Steel Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(70, 130, 180)

Red 70 (27.5%)
Green 130 (51.0%)
Blue 180 (70.6%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 207.27°
Saturation 44.00 %.
Lightness 49.02 %.
HWB H: 207.27°
W: 27.45 %
B: 29.41 %
LRV ~ 20.6 %
Munsell Color System 1PB 5.1/7.3
XYZ X : 18.75
Y : 20.56
Z : 46.16
YXY Y1 : 20.56
X : 0.22
Y2 : 0.24
CMY C : 72.55%
M : 49.02%
Y : 29.41%

CMYK

Cyan 61.11%
Magenta 27.78%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 29.41%

HSV/HSB

Hue 207.27°
Saturation 61.11 %.
Brightness / Value 70.59 %.
CIE-Lab L : 52.47
A : -4.07
B : -32.2
CIE-Lch L : 52.47
C : 32.45
H : 262.8
CIE-Luv L : 52.47
U : -25.11
V : -48.37
Hunter-Lab L : 45.35
A : -5.56
B : -28.61








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Steel Blue


Here are the colors similar to Steel 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.


#2887C8
Green Blue
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
#007BB8
Star Command Blue
ΔE - 4.78 (95.2% similar)
#0087BD
Blue (NCS)
ΔE - 5.32 (94.7% similar)




Paint similar to Steel Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Steel 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.


PPG Paints

#4F84AF
Ship's Harbor (PPG1161-5)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)
#3C85BE
King Triton (PPG1242-5)
ΔE - 1.76 (98.2% similar)
#1E80C7
Electric Blue (PPG1241-6)
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)

Benjamin Moore

#4580A8
Finley Blue (CW-620)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
#5E8FB6
Lazy Sunday (803)
ΔE - 5.25 (94.8% similar)
#3D74AC
Athens Blue (797)
ΔE - 5.37 (94.6% similar)
#5F8EC2
Waterloo (CSP-555)
ΔE - 5.45 (94.5% similar)

Behr

#4E89BE
Boat House (P520-5)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
#267EBC
Brilliant Blue (P510-6)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#588BB4
Alpha Blue (M520-5)
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)
#5D83B3
Neon Blue (PPU15-06)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#6487B0
Perfect Periwinkle (SW 9065)
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)
#2377A2
Danube (SW 6803)
ΔE - 6.42 (93.6% similar)
#4E739F
Lupine (SW 6810)
ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)
#6B8CA9
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 6.76 (93.2% similar)







Color Combinations


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Steel Blue 4682b4 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.

Steel Blue 4682b4 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.

Steel Blue 4682b4 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Steel Blue 4682b4 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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