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#225cb9 Hex Color Code

#225cb9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #225cb9 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #225cb9 is comprised of 13.33% red, 36.08% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #225cb9 has a hue of 217° (degrees), 69% saturation and 43% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.44 nm.

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#225cb9 linear gradient to complementary #c7db00

  1. #225cb9
  2. #5f6fa6
  3. #7e8392
  4. #95987d
  5. #a8ae64
  6. #b9c446
  7. #c7db00

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #004ca6
  2. #0051ac
  3. #1456b2
  4. #225cb9
  5. #2d62c0
  6. #3667c6
  7. #3f6dcd

Tones

  1. #225cb9
  2. #3d5fac
  3. #4d61a0
  4. #596493
  5. #626887
  6. #696b7b
  7. #6e6e6e

Tints and Shades

#225cb9 to white

  1. #225cb9
  2. #5874c5
  3. #7d8ed1
  4. #9fa9dd
  5. #c0c5e8
  6. #dfe2f4
  7. #ffffff

#225cb9 to black

  1. #225cb9
  2. #234c98
  3. #223d77
  4. #1e2f59
  5. #19213c
  6. #121421
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2132 XGC
      #315cb6
      ΔE = 0.924 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
    2. ★ 300 C
      #005eb8
      ΔE = 1.903 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  2. Crayola

    1. ★ Denim
      #1560bd
      ΔE = 1.606 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2065-R90B
      #005cb6
      ΔE = 1.809 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
    2. S 2060-R80B
      #3761c1
      ΔE = 2.916 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  4. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10434
      #0062c4
      ΔE = 2.417 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  5. Plascon

    1. Ocean Drive B4-B1-3
      #0860b8
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
    2. Blue Reef B5-B1-3
      #2458c0
      ΔE = 2.762 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. Horizon Blue
      #2958ab
      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
    2. Light Cloisonne
      #2e57a9
      ΔE = 2.741 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
  7. AMC

    1. Jetset Blue
      #1f55b7
      ΔE = 2.789 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
  8. Testors

    1. Testors 1210
      #005db2
      ΔE = 2.855 / LRV ≈ 11.0%

#225cb9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#225cb9 foreground

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="color: #225cb9">…</p>

#225cb9 background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #225cb9">…</p>

#225cb9 shadow

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #225cb9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2251961
Binary
00100010, 01011100, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#225cb9
LRV
≈ 11.5%
Closest short hex
#15b ΔE = 2.980
RGB
rgb(34, 92, 185)
RGBA
rgba(34, 92, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.109, g: 0.296, b: 0.595
RYB
red: 0.133%, yellow: 0.298%, blue: 0.725%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14525255 / 0xff225cb9
HSL
hsl(217, 69%, 43%)
HSLA
hsla(217, 69%, 43%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 217° (216.954), saturation: 82% (0.816), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 216.954, saturation: 81.622%, perceived brightness: 37.646%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.630, S: 90.643, L: 40.403
Cubehelix
H: -145.557, S: 0.994, L: 0.333
TSL
T: -1.978, S: 0.305, L: 0.334
CMYK
cyan: 82% (0.816), magenta: 50% (0.503), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 87% (0.867), magenta: 64% (0.639), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 13.241, Y: 11.496, Z: 47.411
xyY
x: 0.184, y: 0.159, Y: 11.496
CIELab
L: 40.403, a: 16.079, b: -54.343
CIELuv
L: 40.403, u: -19.078, v: -80.266
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 40.403, C: 56.672, H: 286.482
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 40.403, C: 82.502, H: 256.630
Hunter-Lab
L: 33.905, a: 10.374, b: -59.174
CIECAM02
J: 29.341, C: 60.080, h: 254.792, Q: 106.721, M: 52.539, s: 70.164, H: 308.409
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.504, jaune: -9.698, green: 2.491
LMS
L: 6.942, M: 10.487, S: 46.820
YCbCr
Y: 89.236, Cb: 177.411, Cr: 95.935
YCgCo
Y: 100.750, Cg: -8.750, Co: -29.250
YDbDr
Y: 85.260, Db: 150.069, Dr: 97.495
YPbPr
Y: 86.342, Pb: 53.170, Pr: -33.278
xvYCC
Y: 90.153, Cb: 174.706, Cr: 98.768
YIQ
Y: 85.260, I: -64.429, Q: 16.671
YUV
Y: 85.260, U: 49.082, V: -44.971
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 6.285
Brand Color
Delicious ΔE = 1.380

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