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Benjamin Moore Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) Paint Color


Color Name: Yarmouth Blue (HC-150)
Hex Color Code: #B5C8C9
RGB Color Code: RGB(181, 200, 201)
CMYK Values*: 10.0%, 0.5%, 0.0%, 21.2%





About Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) color - its meaning and example


What color is Yarmouth Blue (HC-150)?

Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) is #B5C8C9, and the RGB color code is RGB(181, 200, 201).

In the RGB color model, Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) has a red value of 181, a green value of 200, and a blue value of 201. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 10.0% cyan, 0.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 21.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 183° (degrees), 15.6 % saturation, and 74.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) has a hue of 183° (degrees), 10.0 % saturation and 78.8 % brightness/value.


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) is cool or warm?

The color Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150)?

Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) has an LRV of nearly 55. 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

Yarmouth Blue (HC-150)

Light Color


Compare LRV 55 of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) 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 55 puts Benjamin Moore Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) 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


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(181, 200, 201)
Red
181 (71.0%)
Green
200 (78.4%)
Blue
201 (78.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
9.95%
Magenta
0.50%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
21.18%

HSL

HSL(183deg, 15.6 %, 74.9 %)

Hue
183°
Saturation
15.62 %.
Lightness
74.90 %.

RYB

RYB(21, 48, 46)
Red
21 (8.3%)
Yellow
48 (18.9%)
Blue
46 (18.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
183°
Saturation
9.95 %.
Brightness / Value
78.82 %.

HWB

H: 183°

W: 70.98 %

B: 21.18 %

XYZ

X : 50.25

Y : 55.35

Z : 63.29

YXY

Y1 : 55.35

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 29.02%

M : 21.57%

Y : 21.18%


LRV

~ 55.3 %

Munsell Color System

1.9BG 7.8/1.6

CIE-Lab

L : 79.24

A : -6.22

B : -2.7

CIE-Lch

L : 79.24

C : 6.78

H : 203.5

CIE-Luv

L : 79.24

U : -10.35

V : -3.03

Hunter-Lab

L : 74.4

A : -9.62

B : 1.64






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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.



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ΔE - 5.65 (94.3% similar)





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


RAL Design


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Pantone TCX


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Pantone PMS


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#BAC9CD
PANTONE 4155 C
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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PANTONE 5513 C
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
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PANTONE 5527 C
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.25 (96.8% similar)


British Standard 4800


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) to British Standard 4800


#A9BBC6
BS 20-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)
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ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)
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ΔE - 6.03 (94.0% similar)
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ΔE - 7.09 (92.9% similar)


RAL Classic


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) to RAL Classic


#C5C7C4
RAL 7035 - Light Gray
ΔE - 6.92 (93.1% similar)
#C8CBC4
RAL 9018 - Papyrus White
ΔE - 7.10 (92.9% similar)
#C8C8C7
RAL 7047 - Telegray 4
ΔE - 7.95 (92.1% similar)





Paint similar to Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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


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Dunn-Edwards


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) to Dunn-Edwards


#B6CACA
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ΔE - 0.80 (99.2% similar)
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ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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#B1C7CB
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ΔE - 1.57 (98.4% similar)
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ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
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Gentle Gray (1626)
ΔE - 4.05 (95.9% similar)





Valspar


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#B0C4C8
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Behr


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) to Behr


#BBC8C9
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ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
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ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Yarmouth Blue (HC-150) to Sherwin Williams


#BCCBCE
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ΔE - 2.27 (97.7% similar)
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ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% 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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