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#0072b4 Hex Color Code

#0072b4 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #0072b4 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #0072b4 is comprised of 0% red, 44.71% green and 70.59% blue. In the HSL color space #0072b4 has a hue of 202° (degrees), 100% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.78 nm.

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#0072b4 linear gradient to complementary #8f7425

  1. #0072b4
  2. #49729d
  3. #637286
  4. #737270
  5. #7f7259
  6. #887341
  7. #8f7425

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #005e9e
  2. #0065a5
  3. #006bad
  4. #0072b4
  5. #1879bb
  6. #277fc3
  7. #3386ca

Tones

  1. #0072b4
  2. #2e6ea4
  3. #3f6a95
  4. #4a6686
  5. #516277
  6. #575e68
  7. #5a5a5a

Tints and Shades

#0072b4 to white

  1. #0072b4
  2. #4e88c1
  3. #779ecd
  4. #9ab6da
  5. #bccde6
  6. #dee6f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#0072b4 to black

  1. #0072b4
  2. #135e93
  3. #194b74
  4. #193956
  5. #16283a
  6. #111720
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Glidden

    1. ★ Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 0.307 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. North Sea / PPG1239-6
      #1d78ab
      ΔE = 4.927 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  2. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 0.518 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Federal Standard 35180
      #137abb
      ΔE = 3.097 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  3. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Biloxi Blue H58
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 0.831 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  4. Colortrend

    1. ★ Biloxi Blue
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 0.831 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  5. Caparol

    1. ★ 39/08
      #0070b0
      ΔE = 0.932 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. 41/13
      #0c6cb8
      ΔE = 4.125 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  6. ProMarker

    1. ★ True Blue
      #0f72b6
      ΔE = 0.943 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. French Navy
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 2.943 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  7. Tollens

    1. ★ T2003-3
      #0e72b0
      ΔE = 1.004 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. T2004-4
      #286fa7
      ΔE = 2.333 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  8. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Cobalt Glaze / 150-7
      #0071b6
      ΔE = 1.031 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Nocturne Shade / 248-6
      #326ead
      ΔE = 2.718 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  9. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
      #096fb1
      ΔE = 1.179 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. BS 4800 20 D 44 - Blue
      #3d699a
      ΔE = 4.846 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  10. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Sports Blue
      #006faf
      ΔE = 1.247 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Blue
      #3e73b2
      ΔE = 3.492 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6556
      #1d74b1
      ΔE = 1.418 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. 6509
      #2a74bb
      ΔE = 3.161 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  12. Brillux

    1. ★ 60.21.24
      #1f73af
      ΔE = 1.419 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 60.18.24
      #3870a5
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  13. Coo-Var

    1. ★ Blue / Sky Blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 1.432 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  14. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2060-B
      #0076b8
      ΔE = 1.527 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. S 1565-B
      #007abe
      ΔE = 3.041 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  15. Taubmans

    1. ★ Dinkum Blue / T12 40.G3
      #1675b3
      ΔE = 1.551 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Blast Blue / T12 40.H4
      #17659f
      ΔE = 5.157 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  16. Bristol

    1. ★ Dinkum Blue / P109-C6
      #1675b3
      ΔE = 1.551 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Twilight Blue / P108-C5
      #38669c
      ΔE = 5.229 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  17. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 28143
      #2272b5
      ΔE = 1.584 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. Model Master 2726
      #2676a8
      ΔE = 4.490 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  18. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-b2
      #1076b5
      ΔE = 1.763 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. 34-b1
      #147cbd
      ΔE = 3.850 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  19. Caran d'Ache

    1. ★ 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 1.766 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 2.569 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  20. Humbrol

    1. ★ 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  21. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 2.000 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Félicia
      #1c6cad
      ΔE = 2.444 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  22. Dulux

    1. ★ 52BB 15/410
      #2c6fae
      ΔE = 2.024 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 45BB 18/339
      #3573ab
      ΔE = 2.447 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  23. Focoltone

    1. ★ 1111
      #0074b0
      ΔE = 2.109 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 1095
      #0076c0
      ΔE = 2.724 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  24. Sto

    1. ★ 35200
      #1b71aa
      ΔE = 2.197 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 4.102 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  25. New Look

    1. ★ Blue Crush / D20-04
      #0072ad
      ΔE = 2.200 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Dory / D20-02
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  26. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 2.220 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  27. Olympic

    1. Cobalt Stone A52-6
      #006faa
      ΔE = 2.364 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Blueberry Buckle A47-6
      #336eaa
      ΔE = 2.546 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  28. AMC

    1. Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 2.441 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Lagoon Blue
      #4078ae
      ΔE = 4.042 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  29. Pantone / PMS

    1. Process Blue 2X
      #0077bf
      ΔE = 2.496 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. 641
      #0078ad
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  30. Wattyl

    1. Hidden Springs / E26W
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  31. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Americana / 40
      #0477b4
      ΔE = 2.555 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. The Blues / 62
      #296a9d
      ΔE = 4.326 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  32. California Paints

    1. DE 5845 - God Bless the US
      #0477b4
      ΔE = 2.555 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 3.437 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  33. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 2.631 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  34. ICI Paints

    1. 4180 Azure Blue 39BB 18/351
      #3372a8
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 4158 Champion Blue 30BB 18/318
      #3673a2
      ΔE = 4.335 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  35. Valspar Paint

    1. Filoli Garden Pool
      #0079bd
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Peek-A-Boo Blue
      #1076ab
      ΔE = 4.289 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  36. Dulux Australia

    1. Wing Commander / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  37. Duron

    1. Blue Chip
      #006bab
      ΔE = 2.700 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 5.075 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  38. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 3060-R90B
      #1570a8
      ΔE = 2.704 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3050-R80B
      #4679b1
      ΔE = 4.613 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  39. Behr

    1. Cerulean 560B-7
      #006ea8
      ΔE = 2.799 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. Familiy Tradition EPFD-20
      #2972a1
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  40. Resene

    1. Primetime B57-094-245
      #3973a9
      ΔE = 2.865 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Lochmara B55-104-244
      #316ea0
      ΔE = 3.677 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  41. Apple Barrel

    1. Award Blue / 21892
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 2.943 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Denim Blue / 21354
      #00699f
      ΔE = 4.859 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  42. Plascon

    1. Bashful Blue B3-C1-4
      #286ca4
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Inuendo B3-B1-3
      #0068b4
      ΔE = 5.108 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  43. Devoe Paint

    1. Ribbon Dance / 52BB 15/410
      #396ea6
      ΔE = 2.971 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Blue Blood / 47BB 14/349
      #376999
      ΔE = 4.890 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  44. Abet Laminati

    1. Blu Intenso 1818
      #1e78be
      ΔE = 2.984 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Bleu Primario 838
      #026aac
      ΔE = 3.084 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  45. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Chip - 6959
      #016ea7
      ΔE = 3.054 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Sapphire - 6963
      #4d78ac
      ΔE = 5.112 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  46. Benjamin Moore

    1. Paddington Blue / 791
      #146aa8
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Seaport Blue / 2060-30
      #016fa2
      ΔE = 4.803 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  47. CIL

    1. Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 3.151 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Azure Blue
      #4179af
      ΔE = 4.331 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  48. Levis

    1. Clear Blue C70
      #006aa8
      ΔE = 3.197 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Clear Blue B80
      #006b9f
      ΔE = 4.957 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  49. Lotus

    1. Olympic Blue / L26
      #0e73aa
      ΔE = 3.278 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  50. PlaidFX

    1. Beta Blue / 36861
      #0469ab
      ΔE = 3.473 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  51. Volkswagen

    1. Laguna Blue
      #4371a7
      ΔE = 3.551 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  52. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.844 #66
      #3b78b4
      ΔE = 3.582 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  53. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Kingfisher 151-7
      #0078b2
      ΔE = 3.596 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. River Valley 251-7
      #00689e
      ΔE = 5.111 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
  54. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Trooper 26-14
      #346ea0
      ΔE = 3.633 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Shadow's Secret 27-13
      #476f9c
      ΔE = 4.779 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  55. General Paint

    1. Leisure / CL 2286A
      #3077ac
      ΔE = 3.658 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Chill Out / CL 2316A
      #3e719c
      ΔE = 5.046 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  56. Dutch Boy

    1. Blurple
      #406da2
      ΔE = 3.793 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Crayola Blue
      #396e99
      ΔE = 5.214 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  57. Chrysler

    1. Atlantic Blue
      #4372a4
      ΔE = 3.818 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Parisian Blue
      #1169b3
      ΔE = 4.615 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  58. Ford

    1. Blue
      #3f6ca5
      ΔE = 3.915 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Wedgewood Blue
      #3774a4
      ΔE = 4.163 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  59. Disney

    1. 3C-40-4 Star Command Blue
      #007bb8
      ΔE = 3.923 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 5.020 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  60. Clark+Kensington

    1. Blue Jeans / 36C-6
      #3b72a2
      ΔE = 3.933 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Marina City / 35C-6
      #2076a8
      ΔE = 4.716 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  61. Crown Diamond

    1. 7329-73 Effluvium
      #336b9e
      ΔE = 3.952 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  62. Sikkens

    1. T0.50.40
      #007ab5
      ΔE = 3.958 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. U0.30.40
      #456f9e
      ΔE = 4.401 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  63. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Caledor Sky
      #396e9e
      ΔE = 4.027 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Teclis Blue
      #317ec1
      ΔE = 5.170 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  64. Nerolac

    1. Ultra Blue - 2377
      #3e75b7
      ΔE = 4.051 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  65. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10407
      #0069a3
      ΔE = 4.054 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. CF10400
      #007ec0
      ΔE = 4.555 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  66. RAL

    1. RAL 270 50 35
      #4278af
      ΔE = 4.108 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. RAL 260 40 45
      #0066a3
      ΔE = 4.732 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
  67. Kelly-Moore

    1. Safety Blue / KM-007
      #167cb9
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Safety Blue / 564
      #106d9f
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  68. Loop

    1. Lens / Maxi Lens / LP-204 / LP-423
      #1e74a7
      ΔE = 4.175 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  69. Lascaux

    1. Phthalo blue medium / 146
      #007dc2
      ΔE = 4.180 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  70. Scib Paints

    1. Soothing Sapphire / 7326
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 4.244 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  71. Vista Paint

    1. Soothing Sapphire
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 4.244 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  72. Berger

    1. Soothing Sapphire / 7326
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 4.244 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  73. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 4.252 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Blue Award / NP PB 1520 D
      #4d77b1
      ΔE = 5.140 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  74. Earthpaint

    1. 2-36-5 Geneva Blue
      #4770a0
      ΔE = 4.344 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. 2-35-5 Blue Brook
      #4678a6
      ΔE = 5.250 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  75. Tikkurila

    1. 0128 / Blue
      #2b699d
      ΔE = 4.350 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. 0247 / Harebell
      #2374a3
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  76. Coronado Paint

    1. 7246 - Blue Bounty
      #4973ad
      ΔE = 4.374 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  77. HKS

    1. HKS 44
      #0069b3
      ΔE = 4.415 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 4.607 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  78. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 281A Liberty Blue
      #0067a2
      ΔE = 4.563 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. 7223D Blue Award
      #427ab1
      ΔE = 4.582 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  79. KILZ

    1. Triumph Blue / C732
      #3f73a0
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  80. Jedynka

    1. Világos Kék
      #0070a3
      ΔE = 4.795 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  81. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #3668a8
      ΔE = 4.873 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 8321 Royal Blue
      #3e68a3
      ΔE = 5.053 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  82. Matthews Paint

    1. Blue Lightening / 2625
      #4875a2
      ΔE = 4.987 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  83. Delta

    1. Copen Blue / 020510202W
      #186e9e
      ΔE = 5.206 / LRV ≈ 13.8%

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#0072b4 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0072b4 foreground

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<p style="color: #0072b4">…</p>

#0072b4 background

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #0072b4">…</p>

#0072b4 shadow

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

Dr Suess
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0072b4">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
29364
Binary
00000000, 01110010, 10110100
Hexadecimal
#0072b4
LRV
≈ 15.3%
Closest short hex
#07b ΔE = 1.939
RGB
rgb(0, 114, 180)
RGBA
rgba(0, 114, 180, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.388, b: 0.612
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 27.371%, blue: 70.588%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16747852 / 0xff0072b4
HSL
hsl(202, 100%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(202, 100%, 35%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 202° (202.000), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 71% (0.706)
HSP
hue: 202.000, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 41.728%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 245.584, S: 100.019, L: 46.080
Cubehelix
H: -163.630, S: 1.135, L: 0.341
TSL
T: -1.963, S: 0.453, L: 0.343
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 37% (0.367), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 29% (0.294)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 55% (0.553), yellow: 29% (0.294)
XYZ
X: 14.252, Y: 15.328, Z: 45.379
xyY
x: 0.190, y: 0.204, Y: 15.328
CIELab
L: 46.080, a: -1.952, b: -42.357
CIELuv
L: 46.080, u: -28.716, v: -63.258
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.080, C: 42.402, H: 267.362
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.080, C: 69.471, H: 245.584
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.151, a: -3.534, b: -41.315
CIECAM02
J: 34.349, C: 54.515, h: 242.184, Q: 115.469, M: 47.673, s: 64.254, H: 302.199
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.351, jaune: -7.371, green: 3.716
LMS
L: 9.659, M: 16.268, S: 44.876
YCbCr
Y: 91.096, Cb: 173.846, Cr: 73.268
YCoCg
Y: 102.000, Cg: 12.000, Co: -45.000
YDbDr
Y: 87.438, Db: 139.278, Dr: 166.284
YPbPr
Y: 94.470, Pb: 46.110, Pr: -60.036
xvYCC
Y: 97.133, Cb: 168.504, Cr: 75.262
YIQ
Y: 87.438, I: -89.115, Q: -3.571
YUV
Y: 87.438, U: 45.550, V: -76.711
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 1.590
Brand Color
Pusha ΔE = 0.784

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