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Sherwin Williams Windy Blue (SW 6240) Paint Color


Color Name: Windy Blue (SW 6240)
Hex Color Code: #AABAC6
RGB Color Code: RGB(170, 186, 198)
CMYK Values*: 14.1%, 6.1%, 0.0%, 22.4%





About Windy Blue (SW 6240) color - its meaning and example


What color is Windy Blue (SW 6240)?

Windy Blue (SW 6240) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Windy Blue (SW 6240) is #AABAC6, and the RGB color code is RGB(170, 186, 198).

In the RGB color model, Windy Blue (SW 6240) has a red value of 170, a green value of 186, and a blue value of 198. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 14.1% cyan, 6.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 22.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 205.7° (degrees), 19.7 % saturation, and 72.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Windy Blue (SW 6240) has a hue of 205.7° (degrees), 14.1 % saturation and 77.6 % brightness/value.


Windy Blue (SW 6240) is cool or warm?

The color Windy Blue (SW 6240) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Windy Blue (SW 6240)?

Windy Blue (SW 6240) 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

Windy Blue (SW 6240)

Light Color


Compare LRV 48 of Windy Blue (SW 6240) 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 Sherwin Williams Windy Blue (SW 6240) 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


Windy Blue (SW 6240) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(170, 186, 198)
Red
170 (66.7%)
Green
186 (72.9%)
Blue
198 (77.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
14.14%
Magenta
6.06%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
22.35%

HSL

HSL(205.71deg, 19.7 %, 72.2 %)

Hue
205.71°
Saturation
19.72 %.
Lightness
72.16 %.

RYB

RYB(26, 49, 57)
Red
26 (10.4%)
Yellow
49 (19.3%)
Blue
57 (22.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
205.71°
Saturation
14.14 %.
Brightness / Value
77.65 %.

HWB

H: 205.71°

W: 66.67 %

B: 22.35 %

XYZ

X : 44.33

Y : 47.74

Z : 60.3

YXY

Y1 : 47.74

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 33.33%

M : 27.06%

Y : 22.35%


LRV

~ 47.7 %

Munsell Color System

3B 7.3/1.7

CIE-Lab

L : 74.66

A : -3.03

B : -7.93

CIE-Lch

L : 74.66

C : 8.49

H : 249.1

CIE-Luv

L : 74.66

U : -9.2

V : -11.55

Hunter-Lab

L : 69.09

A : -6.4

B : -3.38






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Windy Blue (SW 6240) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Windy Blue (SW 6240) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.



#AEC6CF
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ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
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ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)
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Light Steel Blue
ΔE - 6.00 (94.0% similar)
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Pale Aqua
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)





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


British Standard 4800


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to British Standard 4800


#A9BBC6
BS 20-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 1.07 (98.9% similar)
#BBCEDB
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 5.08 (94.9% similar)
#A9C6E2
BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 6.48 (93.5% similar)
#B6B6B6
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 7.59 (92.4% similar)


Pantone PMS


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Pantone PMS


#A6BBC8
PANTONE 5435 C
ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
#B7C9D3
PANTONE 5445 C
ΔE - 4.02 (96.0% similar)
#BBC7D6
PANTONE 537 C
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)
#A4BCC2
PANTONE 7542 C
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)


Pantone TCX


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to RAL Design







Paint similar to Windy Blue (SW 6240) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Windy Blue (SW 6240) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Sherwin Williams


#AABAC6
Windy Blue (SW 6240)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#B2C7D3
Honest Blue (SW 6520)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#BBC7D2
Icy (SW 6534)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
#B2C8D8
Blissful Blue (SW 6527)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Benjamin Moore


#B1BFC7
Blue Heather (1620)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#ABC1CC
Serenata (AF-535)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#B4C5D7
Airway (828)
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)
#ADC6D4
Sea View (836)
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to PPG Paints


#ADBFC8
Chambray (PPG1153-4)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#B0BCC3
Stormy (PPG10-14)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#B0BEC5
Ocean Drive (PPG1040-3)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
#ABBED0
Rendezvous (PPG1160-3)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Dunn-Edwards


#A8BFCC
Peace River (DE 5800)
ΔE - 2.55 (97.5% similar)
#B0B9C1
Adirondack (DE 6339)
ΔE - 2.71 (97.3% similar)
#A3B9CD
Northern Pond (DE 5870)
ΔE - 3.20 (96.8% similar)
#9EBBCD
Anchors Away (DE 5814)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)


Valspar


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Valspar


#B3BFC5
Shark Loop (4007-3B)
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)
#B6C3CA
Winter Wonderland (T672)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
#AFC2C9
A-List Blue (T673)
ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)
#B7C5CC
Lighthouse Shadows (4008-3B)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.4% similar)


Behr


Windy Blue (SW 6240) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Windy Blue (SW 6240) to Behr


#B3C3D4
Elevated (S530-2)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)
#B1C6D1
Opal Waters (MQ5-50)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)
#B8CAD5
Denim Light (PPU14-15)
ΔE - 4.15 (95.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Windy Blue (SW 6240) - #AABAC6 color palettes and coordinating colors



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


Windy Blue (SW 6240) - #AABAC6 Color Images and Patterns


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Explore Named Colors



#AABAC6
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