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#272c40 Hex Color Code

#272c40 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #272c40 is a dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #272c40 is comprised of 15.29% red, 17.25% green and 25.1% blue. In the HSL color space #272c40 has a hue of 228° (degrees), 24% saturation and 20% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.2 nm.

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

#272c40 linear gradient to complementary #434324

  1. #272c40
  2. #2d303c
  3. #333337
  4. #373733
  5. #3c3b2e
  6. #3f3f29
  7. #434324

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #202539
  2. #22273b
  3. #252a3e
  4. #272c40
  5. #292e42
  6. #2c3145
  7. #2e3347

Tints and Shades

#272c40 to white

  1. #272c40
  2. #474a5d
  3. #696b7b
  4. #8c8e9a
  5. #b1b2bb
  6. #d7d8dc
  7. #ffffff

#272c40 to black

  1. #272c40
  2. #222636
  3. #1d1f2c
  4. #181923
  5. #12131a
  6. #0a0b10
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7020-R80B
      #242c41
      ΔE = 0.929 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. S 7020-R90B
      #222d3d
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Nocturne Blue
      #232c40
      ΔE = 1.249 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
    2. Trophy Blue
      #1f283e
      ΔE = 2.475 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
  3. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6987
      #232c42
      ΔE = 1.314 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. 6993
      #2b2b44
      ΔE = 2.871 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
  4. Resene

    1. ★ Quarterback B29-024-274
      #282b3c
      ΔE = 1.383 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
    2. Tornado B28-020-264
      #272d3c
      ΔE = 2.313 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
  5. Chrysler

    1. ★ Ensign Blue
      #24293c
      ΔE = 1.490 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
    2. State Blue
      #272840
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  6. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Atlantic Blue
      #28293b
      ΔE = 1.815 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. ★ Indigo
      #2a2f3f
      ΔE = 2.175 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
  7. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10952
      #282a3a
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. CF10945
      #29303f
      ΔE = 2.907 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
  8. AMC

    1. ★ Blazer Blue
      #202a3d
      ΔE = 2.138 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  9. Sikkens

    1. ★ U4.15.10
      #262e3e
      ΔE = 2.295 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
  10. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 15044
      #263042
      ΔE = 2.444 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
  11. McCormick Paints

    1. 234 Bay Blue
      #242840
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  12. Caparol

    1. 40 1 300 / Amethyst 10
      #2c2c44
      ΔE = 2.569 / LRV ≈ 2.8%
    2. 703Neu
      #282838
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  13. Ford

    1. Charcoal Blue
      #283143
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
    2. Cayuga Blue
      #273248
      ΔE = 2.964 / LRV ≈ 3.2%
  14. Pantone / PMS

    1. 533 CP
      #263147
      ΔE = 2.610 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
    2. 533 C
      #202a44
      ΔE = 2.907 / LRV ≈ 2.4%

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#272c40 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#272c40 foreground

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #272c40">…</p>

#272c40 background

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
<p style="background-color: #272c40">…</p>

#272c40 shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #272c40">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2567232
Binary
00100111, 00101100, 01000000
Hexadecimal
#272c40
LRV
≈ 2.6%
Closest short hex
#334 ΔE = 4.102
RGB
rgb(39, 44, 64)
RGBA
rgba(39, 44, 64, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.265, g: 0.299, b: 0.435
RYB
red: 0.153%, yellow: 0.169%, blue: 0.251%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14209984 / 0xff272c40
HSL
hsl(228, 24%, 20%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 24%, 20%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (228.000), saturation: 39% (0.391), value: 25% (0.251)
HSP
hue: 228.000, saturation: 39.062%, perceived brightness: 17.791%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 258.562, S: 32.010, L: 18.377
Cubehelix
H: -133.684, S: 0.273, L: 0.175
TSL
T: -2.446, S: 0.102, L: 0.176
CMYK
cyan: 39% (0.391), magenta: 31% (0.312), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 75% (0.749)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.847), magenta: 83% (0.827), yellow: 75% (0.749)
XYZ
X: 2.663, Y: 2.603, Z: 5.212
xyY
x: 0.254, y: 0.248, Y: 2.603
CIELab
L: 18.377, a: 3.675, b: -13.345
CIELuv
L: 18.377, u: -2.891, v: -14.287
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 18.377, C: 13.842, H: 285.397
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 18.377, C: 14.576, H: 258.562
Hunter-Lab
L: 16.133, a: 1.226, b: -7.860
CIECAM02
J: 13.318, C: 18.438, h: 265.760, Q: 71.901, M: 16.123, s: 47.354, H: 314.129
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.248, jaune: -2.351, green: 0.153
LMS
L: 2.223, M: 2.577, S: 5.168
YCbCr
Y: 54.471, Cb: 137.520, Cr: 124.385
YCgCo
Y: 47.750, Cg: -3.750, Co: 3.500
YDbDr
Y: 44.785, Db: 28.910, Dr: 11.005
YPbPr
Y: 44.375, Pb: 10.575, Pr: -3.420
xvYCC
Y: 54.110, Cb: 137.289, Cr: 124.996
YIQ
Y: 44.785, I: -9.404, Q: 5.165
YUV
Y: 44.785, U: 9.456, V: -5.075
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/2 ΔE = 3.857
Brand Color
Dunked ΔE = 7.328

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