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Valspar Billow (4008-9C) Paint Color

Color Name: Billow (4008-9C)
Hex Color Code: #76C2E3
RGB Color Code: RGB(118, 194, 227)
CMYK Values*: 48.0%, 14.5%, 0.0%, 11.0%
Color Family (Hue): blue

About Billow (4008-9C) color - its meaning and example

What color is Billow (4008-9C)?

Billow (4008-9C) color belongs to the blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Billow (4008-9C) is #76C2E3, and the RGB color code is RGB(118, 194, 227).

In the RGB color model, Billow (4008-9C) has a red value of 118, a green value of 194, and a blue value of 227. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 48.0% cyan, 14.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 198.2° (degrees), 66.1 % saturation, and 67.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Billow (4008-9C) has a hue of 198.2° (degrees), 48.0 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.

Billow (4008-9C) is cool or warm?

The color Billow (4008-9C) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Billow (4008-9C)?

Billow (4008-9C) has an LRV of nearly 48. 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

Billow (4008-9C)

Light Color

Compare LRV 48 of Billow (4008-9C) 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 48 puts Valspar Billow (4008-9C) 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

Billow (4008-9C) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(118, 194, 227)
118 (46.3%)
194 (76.1%)
227 (89.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(198.17deg, 66.1 %, 67.6 %)

66.06 %.
67.65 %.


RYB(14, 30, 70)
14 (5.7%)
30 (11.7%)
70 (27.3%)


48.02 %.
Brightness / Value
89.02 %.


H: 198.17°

W: 46.27 %

B: 10.98 %


X : 40.63

Y : 47.98

Z : 79.79


Y1 : 47.98

X : 0.24

Y2 : 0.28


C : 53.73%

M : 23.92%

Y : 10.98%


~ 48 %

Munsell Color System

5.2B 7.3/6.2


L : 74.81

A : -14.79

B : -23.74


L : 74.81

C : 27.97

H : 238.08


L : 74.81

U : -34.31

V : -35.39


L : 69.27

A : -16.52

B : -19.81

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Billow (4008-9C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Billow (4008-9C) (Paint - Valspar). 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.

Sky blue
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)
Blizzard Blue
ΔE - 3.46 (96.5% similar)
Baby Blue
ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)
Light Cornflower Blue
ΔE - 4.10 (95.9% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.07 (98.9% similar)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
ΔE - 4.74 (95.3% similar)

Pantone TCX

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to British Standard 4800

BS 20-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 6.74 (93.3% similar)

Paint similar to Billow (4008-9C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Billow (4008-9C) (Paint - Valspar). 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.


Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Valspar

Summer Splash (5002-9C)
ΔE - 1.75 (98.3% similar)
Moment of Grace (8001-42C)
ΔE - 2.16 (97.8% similar)
Waterslide (V031-2)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Benjamin Moore

Cayman Blue (2060-50)
ΔE - 0.61 (99.4% similar)
Pool Party (2059-50)
ΔE - 1.23 (98.8% similar)
St. Lucia Skies (781)
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
Aquarius (788)
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Sherwin Williams

Undercool (SW 6957)
ΔE - 1.15 (98.8% similar)
Sky Fall (SW 9049)
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
Regale Blue (SW 6801)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)
Flyway (SW 6794)
ΔE - 4.53 (95.5% similar)

PPG Paints

Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to PPG Paints

Horizon Haze (PPG1237-4)
ΔE - 1.65 (98.3% similar)
Harbor Sky (PPG1238-4)
ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
Xavier Blue (PPG1240-4)
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
Windsor Way (PPG1239-3)
ΔE - 6.11 (93.9% similar)


Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Dunn-Edwards

Winter Chime (DE 5828)
ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)
Below Zero (DE 5835)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Bonnie Blue (DE 5807)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)
Sail Away (DE 5836)
ΔE - 4.79 (95.2% similar)


Billow (4008-9C) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Billow (4008-9C) to Behr

Life Force (P500-4)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
Big Chill (P490-3)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
Rhodes (P510-3)
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)
Speedboat (M490-3)
ΔE - 4.59 (95.4% 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

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