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McCormick Paints 234 Bay Blue / #242840 Hex Color Code

#242840 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #242840 is a dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #242840 is comprised of 14.12% red, 15.69% green and 25.1% blue. In the HSL color space #242840 has a hue of 231° (degrees), 28% saturation and 20% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 469.25 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#242840 linear gradient to complementary #43461e

  1. #242840
  2. #2b2d3b
  3. #313236
  4. #373730
  5. #3b3c2b
  6. #3f4125
  7. #43461e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #1e2239
  2. #20243c
  3. #22263e
  4. #242840
  5. #262a42
  6. #282c44
  7. #2b2e47

Tints and Shades

#242840 to White

  1. #242840
  2. #45475d
  3. #67687b
  4. #8b8b9a
  5. #b0b0bb
  6. #d7d7dc
  7. #ffffff

#242840 to Black

  1. #242840
  2. #1f2236
  3. #1b1d2c
  4. #161823
  5. #11121a
  6. #0a0a10
  7. #000000

Paints

Exact Matching Paints

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  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6994
      #22273e
      ΔE = 0.792
    2. ★ 6993
      #2b2b44
      ΔE = 2.189
  2. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Huron Blue
      #202940
      ΔE = 1.586
    2. Atlantic Blue
      #28293b
      ΔE = 2.490
  3. Audi

    1. ★ Estorilblau Kristall Metallic / K0K0, K0PA, K0PW, LX5P
      #1e2842
      ΔE = 1.670
  4. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.925 #52
      #222a46
      ΔE = 1.881
  5. Caparol

    1. ★ 37 2 246 / Venato 10
      #20243c
      ΔE = 1.891
    2. 40 1 300 / Amethyst 10
      #2c2c44
      ΔE = 2.495
  6. Resene

    1. ★ Stratos B31-030-276
      #21263a
      ΔE = 2.059
    2. ★ Outer Space B28-028-267
      #1f263b
      ΔE = 2.085
  7. AMC

    1. ★ Ocean Blue
      #1c2842
      ΔE = 2.131
    2. Rivard Blue
      #1a2741
      ΔE = 2.497
  8. Chrysler

    1. ★ Ensign Blue
      #24293c
      ΔE = 2.147
    2. Dark Montego Blue
      #202437
      ΔE = 2.874
  9. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7020-R70B
      #2b2b40
      ΔE = 2.276
    2. S 7020-R80B
      #242c41
      ΔE = 2.431
  10. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Medium Sapphire Blue Firemist
      #1c2743
      ΔE = 2.285
    2. Dark Blue
      #1a2946
      ΔE = 2.962
  11. Ford

    1. Chalet Blue
      #1f293d
      ΔE = 2.715

#242840 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#242840 foreground

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.

Salvador Dali
<p style="color: #242840">…</p>

#242840 background

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Stella Adler
<p style="background-color: #242840">…</p>

#242840 shadow

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #242840">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2369600
Binary
00100100, 00101000, 01000000
Hexadecimal
#242840
Closest short hex
#223 ΔE = 4.221
RGB
rgb(36, 40, 64)
RGBA
rgba(36, 40, 64, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.257, g: 0.286, b: 0.457
RYB
red: 0.141%, yellow: 0.155%, blue: 0.251%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14407616 / 0xff242840
HSL
hsl(231, 28%, 20%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 28%%, 20%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (231.429), saturation: 44% (0.438), value: 25% (0.251)
HSP
hue: 231.429, saturation: 43.750%, perceived brightness: 16.608%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 261.159, S: 34.596, L: 16.810
Cubehelix
H: -130.398, S: 0.335, L: 0.163
TSL
T: -2.595, S: 0.121, L: 0.163
CMYK
cyan: 44% (0.438), magenta: 38% (0.375), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 75% (0.749)
CMY
cyan: 86% (0.859), magenta: 84% (0.843), yellow: 75% (0.749)
XYZ
X: 2.411, Y: 2.263, Z: 5.159
xyY
x: 0.245, y: 0.230, Y: 2.263
CIELab
L: 16.810, a: 5.501, b: -15.804
CIELuv
L: 16.810, u: -2.564, v: -16.483
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 16.810, C: 16.734, H: 289.191
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 16.810, C: 16.681, H: 261.159
Hunter-Lab
L: 15.042, a: 2.292, b: -9.806
CIECAM02
J: 12.316, C: 20.993, h: 268.718, Q: 69.143, M: 18.358, s: 51.528, H: 315.726
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.293, jaune: -2.799, green: 0.042
LMS
L: 1.901, M: 2.176, S: 5.112
YCbCr
Y: 51.684, Cb: 139.128, Cr: 124.540
YCgCo
Y: 45.000, Cg: -5.000, Co: 2.000
YDbDr
Y: 41.540, Db: 33.792, Dr: 10.540
YPbPr
Y: 40.876, Pb: 12.460, Pr: -3.104
xvYCC
Y: 51.105, Cb: 138.945, Cr: 125.273
YIQ
Y: 41.540, I: -10.093, Q: 6.621
YUV
Y: 41.540, U: 11.053, V: -4.860
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 2/4 ΔE = 4.691
Brand Color
HootSuite ΔE = 8.656

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