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Pantone / PMS 2151 C / #256ba2 Hex Color Code

#256ba2 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #256ba2 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #256ba2 is comprised of 14.51% red, 41.96% green and 63.53% blue. In the HSL color space #256ba2 has a hue of 206° (degrees), 63% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.95 nm.

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#256ba2 linear gradient to complementary #947933

  1. #256ba2
  2. #4d6d90
  3. #636f7f
  4. #74716d
  5. #80745b
  6. #8b7648
  7. #947933

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00598e
  2. #0b5f94
  3. #1a659b
  4. #256ba2
  5. #2e71a9
  6. #3778b0
  7. #3f7eb7

Tones

  1. #256ba2
  2. #3a6a97
  3. #47688d
  4. #516783
  5. #586678
  6. #5f656e
  7. #646464

Tints and Shades

#256ba2 to white

  1. #256ba2
  2. #5482b1
  3. #7999c1
  4. #9bb2d0
  5. #bccbe0
  6. #dee5ef
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#256ba2 to black

  1. #256ba2
  2. #245985
  3. #214769
  4. #1d364e
  5. #182635
  6. #11171e
  7. #000000 / #000

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      #286ca4
      ΔE = 0.623 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Luxor B2-B1-3
      #0070a0
      ΔE = 4.584 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6598
      #2a6da4
      ΔE = 0.868 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. 6531
      #3d6fa6
      ΔE = 2.946 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  3. Colortrend

    1. ★ Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 0.945 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 3.989 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  4. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 0.945 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue H58
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 3.989 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  5. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 35182
      #2a6da2
      ΔE = 0.969 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. Federal Standard 15123
      #3a6ca7
      ΔE = 3.191 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  6. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 0128 / Blue
      #2b699d
      ΔE = 1.002 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. 0247 / Harebell
      #2374a3
      ΔE = 4.800 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  7. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ The Blues / 62
      #296a9d
      ΔE = 1.110 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 5.125 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  8. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5859 - The Blues
      #296a9d
      ΔE = 1.110 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. DE 5845 - God Bless the US
      #0477b4
      ΔE = 4.690 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  9. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7329-73 Effluvium
      #336b9e
      ΔE = 1.149 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. 7331-63 Battalion Blue
      #2c6e99
      ΔE = 3.967 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  10. Olympic

    1. ★ Rainbow Bright A48-6
      #096da9
      ΔE = 1.446 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Blue Odyssey B47-5
      #4a6e96
      ΔE = 4.300 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  11. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-35-7 Symphony Blue
      #24689c
      ΔE = 1.451 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. 1-34-7 Horizon Blue
      #0074a6
      ΔE = 5.009 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  12. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Kinetic Blue
      #1f699d
      ΔE = 1.483 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
    2. Artesian Blue
      #46678b
      ΔE = 4.802 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  13. Taubmans

    1. ★ Handsome Royal / T12 41.H3
      #036ba8
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. Blueberry Buckle / T10 39C-2
      #3c6ea8
      ΔE = 3.270 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  14. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 1.584 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  15. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10407
      #0069a3
      ΔE = 1.627 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. ★ CF10429
      #386997
      ΔE = 2.269 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  16. Behr

    1. ★ Cerulean 560B-7
      #006ea8
      ΔE = 1.781 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 8334 Dolphin
      #00659b
      ΔE = 3.086 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  17. Resene

    1. ★ Lochmara B55-104-244
      #316ea0
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. San Marino B55-064-262
      #4e6c9d
      ΔE = 4.598 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  18. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Blue C70
      #006aa8
      ΔE = 1.823 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Clear Blue B80
      #006b9f
      ΔE = 2.696 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  19. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Trooper 26-14
      #346ea0
      ΔE = 1.824 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Shadow's Secret 27-13
      #476f9c
      ΔE = 3.663 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  20. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Paddington Blue / 791
      #146aa8
      ΔE = 1.839 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. ★ Old Glory / 811
      #3a6a99
      ΔE = 2.089 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  21. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Blue Chip - 6959
      #016ea7
      ΔE = 1.864 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Hyper Blue - 6965
      #015f97
      ΔE = 4.968 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
  22. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Blue Blood / 47BB 14/349
      #376999
      ΔE = 1.892 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Kingdom / 58BB 12/390
      #35639a
      ΔE = 3.750 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  23. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Deep Space
      #21679a
      ΔE = 2.052 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. Peek-A-Boo Blue
      #1076ab
      ΔE = 4.781 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  24. Duron

    1. ★ Danube
      #016fac
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Down Pour
      #436690
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  25. General Paint

    1. ★ Blueberry Inlet / CL 2247N
      #20689a
      ΔE = 2.141 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Louissa / CL 2287N
      #2d6498
      ΔE = 2.780 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  26. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 281A Liberty Blue
      #0067a2
      ΔE = 2.150 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. 283A Blue Ribbon
      #32629b
      ΔE = 4.183 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  27. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 3060-R90B
      #1570a8
      ΔE = 2.159 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3560-R90B
      #066295
      ΔE = 4.318 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
  28. KILZ

    1. ★ Beyond The Sea / C721
      #366797
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Triumph Blue / C732
      #3f73a0
      ΔE = 4.193 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  29. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. ★ Caledor Sky
      #396e9e
      ΔE = 2.258 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  30. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 D 44 - Blue
      #3d699a
      ΔE = 2.303 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. BS381 166 - French blue
      #3d66a4
      ΔE = 5.049 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  31. Wattyl

    1. Hidden Springs / E26W
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Tartan Blue / E27W
      #086294
      ΔE = 4.452 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
  32. New Look

    1. Dory / D20-02
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Blue Crush / D20-04
      #0072ad
      ΔE = 2.945 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  33. Sto

    1. 35200
      #1b71aa
      ΔE = 2.354 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 35140
      #336192
      ΔE = 4.085 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  34. Ford

    1. Blue
      #39679a
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Blue
      #48699d
      ΔE = 4.153 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  35. Porter Paints

    1. River Valley / 251-7
      #00689e
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. Rave Regatta / 250-7
      #00609e
      ΔE = 4.845 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  36. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. River Valley 251-7
      #00689e
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. Rave Regatta / PPG1239-7
      #00619d
      ΔE = 4.300 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  37. Dulux Australia

    1. Wing Commander / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 2.459 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Atlantic Mystique / A341
      #00679a
      ΔE = 3.270 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  38. Humbrol

    1. 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 2.478 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 52 Baltic Blue
      #006699 / #069
      ΔE = 3.447 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  39. Brillux

    1. 60.18.24
      #3870a5
      ΔE = 2.481 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. 60.21.24
      #1f73af
      ΔE = 3.198 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  40. Bristol

    1. Blast Blue / P109-C7
      #17659f
      ΔE = 2.551 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
    2. Twilight Blue / P108-C5
      #38669c
      ΔE = 2.873 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  41. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 2.651 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Electrify / NP AC 2097 A
      #0067a9
      ΔE = 3.321 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  42. Dutch Boy

    1. Country Toile Blue
      #416d9f
      ΔE = 2.692 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Capricorn Blue
      #0077b0
      ΔE = 4.844 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  43. Caparol

    1. 39/08
      #0070b0
      ΔE = 2.728 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. 65 28 230 / Coelin 105
      #0064a0
      ΔE = 3.207 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  44. Peintures MF

    1. Sources chaudes
      #0071aa
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 4.280 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  45. Nerolac

    1. Blue Dame - 4267
      #00659e
      ΔE = 2.798 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. Deepset Eyes - 4251
      #43658e
      ΔE = 4.166 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  46. Focoltone

    1. 1097
      #00689c
      ΔE = 2.859 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. 2278
      #00639b
      ΔE = 3.527 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  47. Kelly-Moore

    1. Safety Blue / 564
      #106d9f
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  48. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2065-B
      #0066a6
      ΔE = 3.124 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. S 3040-R90B
      #4170a2
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  49. Tollens

    1. T2001-4
      #056799
      ΔE = 3.398 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
    2. T2002-2
      #0072a3
      ΔE = 4.733 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  50. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. T11 Tropical Blue
      #006699 / #069
      ΔE = 3.447 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 3.527 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  51. Lotus

    1. Olympic Blue / L26
      #0e73aa
      ΔE = 3.467 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  52. Dulux

    1. Sapphire Springs 3
      #0c68ab
      ΔE = 3.470 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Venetian Crystal 3
      #006b9b
      ΔE = 3.974 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  53. Glidden

    1. Bright Bay Blue / 13BB 17/399
      #0071b4
      ΔE = 3.554 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Rave Regatta / PPG1239-7
      #00619d
      ΔE = 4.300 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  54. Chrysler

    1. Aero Blue
      #416aa2
      ΔE = 3.585 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. Atlantic Blue
      #4372a4
      ΔE = 3.793 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  55. AMC

    1. Starboard Blue
      #356690
      ΔE = 3.631 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 4.585 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  56. ICI Paints

    1. Sentinel Blue 10BB 15/374
      #006b9c
      ΔE = 3.643 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 4124 Ships at Sea 10BB 13/362
      #006695
      ΔE = 4.553 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  57. Audi

    1. Sprint Blue Pearl / 5N, 5N5N, LZ5F
      #006498
      ΔE = 3.701 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
  58. Jedynka

    1. Világos Kék
      #0070a3
      ΔE = 3.702 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  59. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28010
      #266592
      ΔE = 3.723 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. Model Master 2726
      #2676a8
      ΔE = 4.775 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  60. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-36-6 Atlantis Blue
      #3a658f
      ΔE = 3.731 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
    2. 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #3668a8
      ΔE = 4.457 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  61. Reaper Master

    1. Cyan Blue (9117)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  62. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Dark Blue (930)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  63. Rackham

    1. Ephren Blue (4)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  64. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Magic Blue (021)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  65. Old Citadel

    1. Enchanted Blue
      #31639c
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  66. CIL

    1. Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 3.789 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Moonlight Drive
      #476b8f
      ΔE = 4.692 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  67. RAL

    1. RAL 5015 / Sky blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 3.814 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. RAL 5023 / Distant blue
      #49678d
      ΔE = 4.623 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  68. Volkswagen

    1. Laguna Blue
      #4371a7
      ΔE = 3.854 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Medium Blue
      #4a6d98
      ΔE = 3.905 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  69. Clark+Kensington

    1. Dazzling Blue / KIDCC-33
      #376192
      ΔE = 4.226 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
    2. Marina City / 35C-6
      #2076a8
      ΔE = 4.933 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  70. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.841 #65
      #3565a2
      ΔE = 4.235 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  71. Dupont

    1. CAS526
      #006a99
      ΔE = 4.290 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  72. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Cascade Twilight / 7325
      #2a6094
      ΔE = 4.297 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  73. Sikkens

    1. T0.45.35
      #006998
      ΔE = 4.304 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. S9.50.30
      #006896
      ΔE = 4.681 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
  74. Graham & Brown

    1. Blue Suede Shoe
      #1e6094
      ΔE = 4.379 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  75. Scib Paints

    1. Blue Monday / 7294
      #476a8f
      ΔE = 4.464 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  76. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Monday
      #476a8f
      ΔE = 4.464 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  77. Berger

    1. Blue Monday / 7294
      #476a8f
      ΔE = 4.464 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  78. Pascol

    1. Into the Night PZ3010
      #2372a0
      ΔE = 4.467 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  79. TRUMATCH

    1. 34-a2
      #0066ac
      ΔE = 4.570 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. 32-a7
      #006393
      ΔE = 4.820 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  80. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2384 C
      #0061a0
      ΔE = 4.597 / LRV ≈ 11.1%
    2. 3015 XGC
      #006193
      ΔE = 4.915 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  81. Caran d'Ache

    1. 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 4.609 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  82. Homebase

    1. Lapis Blue
      #35629d
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  83. Disney

    1. 3C-30-4 Cast a Spell Blue
      #39608c
      ΔE = 4.865 / LRV ≈ 11.1%
    2. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 5.017 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  84. Alcro

    1. Robin blue
      #50719e
      ΔE = 4.989 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  85. 1829

    1. Flanders Blue
      #47678a
      ΔE = 5.032 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  86. Testors

    1. Testors 1804
      #17719e
      ΔE = 5.057 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  87. Laura Ashley

    1. 1505 Sapphire 5
      #3f67a5
      ΔE = 5.094 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  88. Teknos

    1. GBI108
      #4275a0
      ΔE = 5.136 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  89. Crown Paint

    1. Double Denim
      #4d678b
      ΔE = 5.225 / LRV ≈ 13.1%

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#256ba2 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#256ba2 foreground

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<p style="color: #256ba2">…</p>

#256ba2 background

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<p style="background-color: #256ba2">…</p>

#256ba2 shadow

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2452386
Binary
00100101, 01101011, 10100010
Hexadecimal
#256ba2
LRV
≈ 13.5%
Closest short hex
#369 ΔE = 2.299
RGB
rgb(37, 107, 162)
RGBA
rgba(37, 107, 162, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.121, g: 0.350, b: 0.529
RYB
red: 14.510%, yellow: 32.107%, blue: 63.529%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14324830 / 0xff256ba2
HSL
hsl(206, 63%, 39%)
HSLA
hsla(206, 63%, 39%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 206° (206.400), saturation: 77% (0.772), value: 64% (0.635)
HSP
hue: 206.400, saturation: 77.160%, perceived brightness: 39.454%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 245.136, S: 89.033, L: 43.530
Cubehelix
H: -158.223, S: 0.767, L: 0.361
TSL
T: -2.097, S: 0.286, L: 0.362
CMYK
cyan: 77% (0.772), magenta: 34% (0.340), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 36% (0.365)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.855), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 36% (0.365)
XYZ
X: 12.540, Y: 13.516, Z: 36.123
xyY
x: 0.202, y: 0.217, Y: 13.516
CIELab
L: 43.530, a: -2.059, b: -35.815
CIELuv
L: 43.530, u: -24.254, v: -52.338
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 43.530, C: 35.875, H: 266.711
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 43.530, C: 57.685, H: 245.136
Hunter-Lab
L: 36.764, a: -3.453, b: -32.522
CIECAM02
J: 32.264, C: 47.314, h: 243.162, Q: 111.910, M: 41.376, s: 60.805, H: 302.668
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.317, jaune: -6.211, green: 2.972
LMS
L: 9.129, M: 14.341, S: 35.745
YCbCr
Y: 95.313, Cb: 162.505, Cr: 93.365
YCgCo
Y: 103.250, Cg: 3.750, Co: -22.000
YDbDr
Y: 92.340, Db: 104.815, Dr: 105.245
YPbPr
Y: 96.050, Pb: 35.550, Pr: -37.530
xvYCC
Y: 98.490, Cb: 159.228, Cr: 95.032
YIQ
Y: 92.340, I: -59.370, Q: 2.311
YUV
Y: 92.340, U: 34.280, V: -48.551
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/10 ΔE = 1.212
Brand Color
Pusha ΔE = 3.460

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