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Valspar Frosty (5006-9B) Paint Color

Color Name: Frosty (5006-9B)
Hex Color Code: #B0E3DF
RGB Color Code: RGB(176, 227, 223)
CMYK Values*: 22.5%, 0.0%, 1.8%, 11.0%
Color Family (Hue): blue

About Frosty (5006-9B) color - its meaning and example

What color is Frosty (5006-9B)?

Frosty (5006-9B) color belongs to the blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Frosty (5006-9B) is #B0E3DF, and the RGB color code is RGB(176, 227, 223).

In the RGB color model, Frosty (5006-9B) has a red value of 176, a green value of 227, and a blue value of 223. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 22.5% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 1.8% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 175.3° (degrees), 47.7 % saturation, and 79.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Frosty (5006-9B) has a hue of 175.3° (degrees), 22.5 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.

Frosty (5006-9B) is cool or warm?

The color Frosty (5006-9B) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Frosty (5006-9B)?

Frosty (5006-9B) has an LRV of nearly 69. 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

Frosty (5006-9B)

Light Color

Compare LRV 69 of Frosty (5006-9B) 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 69 puts Valspar Frosty (5006-9B) 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

Frosty (5006-9B) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(176, 227, 223)
176 (69.0%)
227 (89.0%)
223 (87.5%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(175.29deg, 47.7 %, 79.0 %)

47.66 %.
79.02 %.


RYB(9, 33, 34)
9 (3.4%)
33 (12.9%)
34 (13.2%)


22.47 %.
Brightness / Value
89.02 %.


H: 175.29°

W: 69.02 %

B: 10.98 %


X : 58.69

Y : 69.5

Z : 80.13


Y1 : 69.5

X : 0.28

Y2 : 0.33


C : 30.98%

M : 10.98%

Y : 12.55%


~ 69.5 %

Munsell Color System

2.9BG 8.5/3.6


L : 86.75

A : -17.1

B : -3.42


L : 86.75

C : 17.44

H : 191.3


L : 86.75

U : -25.75

V : -2.37


L : 83.36

A : -20.21

B : 1.36

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Frosty (5006-9B) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Frosty (5006-9B) (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.

Pale Blue (Light Turquoise)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
Blue Green Pastel
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
Powder Blue
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
Shelduck Blue
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Pantone TCX

Pantone PMS

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)

RAL Design

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 6.27 (93.7% similar)
BS 16-C-33 - Duckegg
ΔE - 6.51 (93.5% similar)

Paint similar to Frosty (5006-9B) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Frosty (5006-9B) (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.


Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Valspar

In the Shallows (V028-1)
ΔE - 0.69 (99.3% similar)
High Altitude (V029-1)
ΔE - 1.40 (98.6% similar)
Brilliante (V065-2)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)

PPG Paints

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to PPG Paints

Silent Ripple (PPG1232-3)
ΔE - 1.12 (98.9% similar)
Seascape Green (PPG1233-4)
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
Minerva (PPG1231-3)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
Serendipity (PPG1230-2)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Benjamin Moore

Oceanfront (660)
ΔE - 1.37 (98.6% similar)
Jamaican Aqua (2048-60)
ΔE - 1.38 (98.6% similar)
San Clemente Teal (730)
ΔE - 1.47 (98.5% similar)
Blue Diamond (736)
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)


Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Behr

Tahitian Breeze (P450-2)
ΔE - 1.52 (98.5% similar)
Beachside Drive (M460-2)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
Wave Top (M450-3)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
Tropical Waterfall (P460-2)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)


Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Dunn-Edwards

Spearmint (DE 5729)
ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
Tropical Waterfall (DE 5722)
ΔE - 2.55 (97.5% similar)
Jaded Clouds (DE 5702)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
Soaring Sky (DE 5736)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Frosty (5006-9B) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Frosty (5006-9B) to Sherwin Williams

Spa (SW 6765)
ΔE - 2.29 (97.7% similar)
Tame Teal (SW 6757)
ΔE - 3.49 (96.5% similar)
Waterfall (SW 6750)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
Aqueduct (SW 6758)
ΔE - 4.25 (95.8% 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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