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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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  1. Tipi under aurora
  2. starry and Milky Way background
  3. Arabic lantern with burning candle

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#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 / #fff

#242840 to black

  1. #242840
  2. #1f2236
  3. #1b1d2c
  4. #161823
  5. #11121a
  6. #0a0a10
  7. #000000 / #000

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    1. ★ 6994
      #22273e
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    2. 6953
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      ΔE = 3.627 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
  2. Chrysler

    1. ★ Melody Blue
      #242943
      ΔE = 0.910 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. Tunis Blue
      #1a223b
      ΔE = 3.275 / LRV ≈ 1.7%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 4146 CP
      #222742
      ΔE = 1.279 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. 19-4020 TCX / Dark Sapphire
      #262b37
      ΔE = 5.101 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Luxor Blue
      #292940
      ΔE = 1.432 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. Regency Blue
      #19253b
      ΔE = 3.251 / LRV ≈ 1.8%
  5. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Huron Blue
      #202940
      ΔE = 1.586 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
    2. Europa Blue
      #1a2442
      ΔE = 3.339 / LRV ≈ 1.9%
  6. Audi

    1. ★ Estorilblau Kristall Metallic / K0K0, K0PA, K0PW, LX5P
      #1e2842
      ΔE = 1.670 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. Veneziaviolett Pearl / 4H, LZ4Z
      #2e2837
      ΔE = 4.747 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
  7. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.925 #52
      #222a46
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 37 2 246 / Venato 10
      #20243c
      ΔE = 1.891 / LRV ≈ 1.9%
    2. 40 1 300 / Amethyst 10
      #2c2c44
      ΔE = 2.495 / LRV ≈ 2.8%
  9. Resene

    1. ★ Outer Space B28-028-267
      #1f263b
      ΔE = 2.085 / LRV ≈ 2.0%
    2. Showtime V29-026-301
      #2f263a
      ΔE = 4.440 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  10. AMC

    1. ★ Ocean Blue
      #1c2842
      ΔE = 2.131 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. Rivard Blue
      #1a2741
      ΔE = 2.497 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
  11. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7020-R70B
      #2b2b40
      ΔE = 2.276 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. S 7020-R60B
      #2f263a
      ΔE = 4.440 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  12. Benjamin Moore

    1. Boston Blue / SC-09
      #252c41
      ΔE = 2.306 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. Yankees Navy / SC-51
      #242b3f
      ΔE = 2.321 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
  13. RAL

    1. RAL 290 20 15
      #2b2c42
      ΔE = 2.331 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
    2. RAL 300 20 15
      #2f2a41
      ΔE = 3.262 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
  14. Ford

    1. Chalet Blue
      #1f293d
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. Bright Dark Blue
      #27324d
      ΔE = 4.660 / LRV ≈ 3.2%
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    1. Copenhagen
      #1b2439
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 1.8%
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    1. CF10952
      #282a3a
      ΔE = 3.291 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. CF10947
      #24324a
      ΔE = 4.837 / LRV ≈ 3.2%
  17. Beckers

    1. Supernova 773 / S 8010-R90B
      #302e45
      ΔE = 3.736 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
  18. Para

    1. Trinidad and Tobago / P5010-85
      #192c47
      ΔE = 3.743 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
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    1. B13 Navy Blue
      #28304c
      ΔE = 3.913 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
  20. Sikkens

    1. U2.21.09
      #1d2a3c
      ΔE = 4.134 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. U4.15.10
      #232c3c
      ΔE = 4.211 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
  21. Tollens

    1. T2093-6
      #282634
      ΔE = 4.285 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
    2. T2095-6
      #2e2337
      ΔE = 5.245 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
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    1. Atlantis
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      ΔE = 4.336 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
    2. Galaxy
      #122a46
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
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    1. 57.09.36
      #242936
      ΔE = 4.600 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
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      ΔE = 4.635 / LRV ≈ 3.3%
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    1. Federal Standard 15044
      #263042
      ΔE = 4.648 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
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      ΔE = 4.957 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
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      ΔE = 5.011 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
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#242840 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#242840 foreground

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="color: #242840">…</p>

#242840 background

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

Paul Strand
<p style="background-color: #242840">…</p>

#242840 shadow

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<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
LRV
≈ 2.3%
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: 14.118%, yellow: 15.490%, blue: 25.098%
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
YCoCg
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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