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Valspar Droplet (8002-38C) Paint Color

Color Name: Droplet (8002-38C)
Hex Color Code: #A3D6DC
RGB Color Code: RGB(163, 214, 220)
CMYK Values*: 25.9%, 2.7%, 0.0%, 13.7%
Color Family (Hue): blue

About Droplet (8002-38C) color - its meaning and example

What color is Droplet (8002-38C)?

Droplet (8002-38C) color belongs to the blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Droplet (8002-38C) is #A3D6DC, and the RGB color code is RGB(163, 214, 220).

In the RGB color model, Droplet (8002-38C) has a red value of 163, a green value of 214, and a blue value of 220. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 25.9% cyan, 2.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 13.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 186.3° (degrees), 44.9 % saturation, and 75.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Droplet (8002-38C) has a hue of 186.3° (degrees), 25.9 % saturation and 86.3 % brightness/value.

Droplet (8002-38C) is cool or warm?

The color Droplet (8002-38C) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Droplet (8002-38C)?

Droplet (8002-38C) has an LRV of nearly 61. By LRV value, it is a 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

Droplet (8002-38C)

Light Color

Compare LRV 61 of Droplet (8002-38C) 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 61 puts Valspar Droplet (8002-38C) paint color in the lighter 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

Droplet (8002-38C) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(163, 214, 220)
163 (63.9%)
214 (83.9%)
220 (86.3%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(186.32deg, 44.9 %, 75.1 %)

44.88 %.
75.10 %.


RYB(13, 35, 45)
13 (4.9%)
35 (13.7%)
45 (17.5%)


25.91 %.
Brightness / Value
86.27 %.


H: 186.32°

W: 63.92 %

B: 13.73 %


X : 52.07

Y : 61.05

Z : 76.75


Y1 : 61.05

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.32


C : 36.08%

M : 16.08%

Y : 13.73%


~ 61 %

Munsell Color System

7.2BG 8.1/3.8


L : 82.4

A : -15.04

B : -8.33


L : 82.4

C : 17.19

H : 208.99


L : 82.4

U : -25.7

V : -10.42


L : 78.13

A : -17.78

B : -3.55

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Droplet (8002-38C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Droplet (8002-38C) (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.

Powder Blue
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
Non-photo Blue
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)
Light Blue
ΔE - 4.53 (95.5% similar)
Blue Green Pastel
ΔE - 5.41 (94.6% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Pantone TCX

Pantone PMS

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)

RAL Design

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)

Paint similar to Droplet (8002-38C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Droplet (8002-38C) (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.


Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Valspar

Crystal Aqua (5006-7B)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
Srsly Blue (M218)
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Benjamin Moore

Sea Isle (751)
ΔE - 0.48 (99.5% similar)
California Breeze (757)
ΔE - 1.67 (98.3% similar)
Sonoma Skies (737)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)
Delano Waters (766)
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)


Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Behr

Midwinter Mist (M470-3)
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
Serene Thought (P470-2)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
Cool Water Lake (P480-3)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
Beachside Drive (M460-2)
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Sherwin Williams

Cay (SW 6772)
ΔE - 2.27 (97.7% similar)
Liquid Blue (SW 6779)
ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
Gentle Aquamarine (SW 9046)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
Spa (SW 6765)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)


Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to Dunn-Edwards

Lake Reflection (DET 556)
ΔE - 2.28 (97.7% similar)
Aqua Bloom (DE 5737)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Across the Bay (DE 5757)
ΔE - 3.10 (96.9% similar)
Winter Escape (DE 5750)
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)

PPG Paints

Droplet (8002-38C) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Droplet (8002-38C) to PPG Paints

Ocean Cruise (PPG1236-4)
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
Idyllic Isle (PPG1235-4)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
Seascape Green (PPG1233-4)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
Fling Green (PPG1234-4)
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% 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

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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

Droplet (8002-38C) - #A3D6DC Color Images and Patterns

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