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#278f8b Hex Color Code

#278f8b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #278f8b is a medium dark shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #278f8b is comprised of 15.29% red, 56.08% green and 54.51% blue. In the HSL color space #278f8b has a hue of 178° (degrees), 57% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 492.66 nm.

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#278f8b linear gradient to complementary #783e46

  1. #278f8b
  2. #47827f
  3. #597673
  4. #656867
  5. #6d5b5c
  6. #744d51
  7. #783e46

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #007673
  2. #067f7b
  3. #1a8783
  4. #278f8b
  5. #329793
  6. #3ca09b
  7. #46a8a4

Tones

  1. #278f8b
  2. #398683
  3. #447e7b
  4. #4c7573
  5. #536c6b
  6. #576463
  7. #5b5b5b

Tints and Shades

#278f8b to white

  1. #278f8b
  2. #55a19d
  3. #79b4b0
  4. #9bc6c3
  5. #bdd9d7
  6. #deeceb
  7. #ffffff

#278f8b to black

  1. #278f8b
  2. #257672
  3. #225d5b
  4. #1e4644
  5. #18302f
  6. #111b1b
  7. #000000

Paints

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  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5771
      #338f89
      ΔE = 1.107 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
    2. 5796
      #008a86
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 17-5421 TPG
      #328d87
      ΔE = 1.269 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
    2. ★ P 121-15 U
      #158f90
      ΔE = 2.071 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  3. Otokar

    1. ★ Scania Blue 1406806 / M151546
      #25908f
      ΔE = 1.284 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  4. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Dew 101-7
      #00918d
      ΔE = 1.496 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
    2. Torrid Turquoise / PPG1232-7
      #00938b
      ΔE = 2.556 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
  5. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Torrid Turquoise / 101-7
      #00918d
      ΔE = 1.496 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
    2. Azure Tide / 201-6
      #239692
      ΔE = 2.497 / LRV ≈ 24.2%
  6. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Sailing Ship 90GG 24/323
      #188d8c
      ΔE = 1.522 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
    2. 3962 Tempting Teal 80GG 27/386
      #009691
      ΔE = 2.759 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  7. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 16 D 43 - Green
      #308f87
      ΔE = 1.670 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
    2. ★ BS 4800 16 E 53 - Aquamarine / Seafarer / Lido
      #229590
      ΔE = 2.164 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  8. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-28-7 Deep Reflection
      #00928d
      ΔE = 1.750 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
    2. ★ 2-28-6 Cyan Waters
      #008c8b
      ΔE = 2.068 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  9. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Gulf Shores / 665
      #018d88
      ΔE = 1.772 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
    2. Aruba Blue / 2048-30
      #018c85
      ΔE = 2.401 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  10. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 28116
      #25938c
      ΔE = 1.825 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  11. Dulux

    1. ★ 78GG 21/381
      #008d87
      ΔE = 1.984 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2060-B50G
      #008d87
      ΔE = 1.984 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  13. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Santorini Seascape X110R218B
      #00918a
      ΔE = 2.041 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
  14. KILZ

    1. ★ Caribbean Splash / E711
      #0a8b8a
      ΔE = 2.177 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
  15. General Paint

    1. Subzero / CLV 1162A
      #3b8c8b
      ΔE = 2.311 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
  16. Devoe Paint

    1. Deep Pool / 78GG 21/381
      #009189
      ΔE = 2.329 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
  17. Brillux

    1. 72.18.21
      #009591
      ΔE = 2.416 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
  18. Taubmans

    1. Ming Cascade / T08 66-4
      #008a87
      ΔE = 2.419 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
    2. Schooner / T10 50C-1
      #009593
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  19. Ford

    1. Indian Turquoise
      #1c958e
      ΔE = 2.458 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  20. Vista Paint

    1. Time to Grow
      #2d8e84
      ΔE = 2.468 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  21. Scib Paints

    1. Time to grow / 7526
      #2d8e84
      ΔE = 2.468 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  22. Berger

    1. Time to grow / 7526
      #2d8e84
      ΔE = 2.468 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  23. TRUMATCH

    1. 24-a5
      #328e84
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
  24. Coronado Paint

    1. 7454 - Aqua Marine
      #278d8f
      ΔE = 2.556 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
  25. Glidden

    1. Torrid Turquoise / PPG1232-7
      #00938b
      ΔE = 2.556 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
  26. Sigma

    1. Natural Green / S 3050-B50G
      #2a9690
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 24.3%
  27. Tollens

    1. T2025-6
      #008e90
      ΔE = 2.607 / LRV ≈ 21.4%
  28. Dupont

    1. CAS429
      #008c84
      ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
  29. Sikkens

    1. P0.30.50
      #349691
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
  30. Kelly-Moore

    1. Time to Grow / KM3255-3
      #3f9188
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  31. Bristol

    1. Dreamy Teal / P131-C7
      #008988
      ΔE = 2.849 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  32. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 504
      #249093
      ΔE = 2.900 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  33. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Royal Palm / 121
      #418d84
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. Reef Encounter / 29
      #00968f
      ΔE = 2.999 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  34. California Paints

    1. DE 5726 - Royal Palm
      #418d84
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. DE 5733 - Reef Encounter
      #00968f
      ΔE = 2.999 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  35. Behr

    1. 500D-6 Mirage Lake
      #478c88
      ΔE = 2.935 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  36. Sico

    1. 6149-63 Capri Grotto
      #009086
      ΔE = 2.955 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
  37. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Nifty Turquoise - 6941
      #019187
      ΔE = 2.962 / LRV ≈ 22.0%

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#278f8b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#278f8b foreground

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="color: #278f8b">…</p>

#278f8b background

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="background-color: #278f8b">…</p>

#278f8b shadow

Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.

Edvard Munch
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #278f8b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2592651
Binary
00100111, 10001111, 10001011
Hexadecimal
#278f8b
LRV
≈ 21.9%
Closest short hex
#288 ΔE = 2.981
RGB
rgb(39, 143, 139)
RGBA
rgba(39, 143, 139, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.121, g: 0.445, b: 0.433
RYB
red: 0.153%, yellow: 0.361%, blue: 0.561%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14184565 / 0xff278f8b
HSL
hsl(178, 57%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(178, 57%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 178° (177.692), saturation: 73% (0.727), value: 56% (0.561)
HSP
hue: 177.692, saturation: 72.727%, perceived brightness: 47.483%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 187.243, S: 90.907, L: 53.962
Cubehelix
H: -190.436, S: 0.667, L: 0.437
TSL
T: -1.453, S: 0.322, L: 0.437
CMYK
cyan: 73% (0.727), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 3% (0.028), key: 44% (0.439)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.847), magenta: 44% (0.439), yellow: 45% (0.455)
XYZ
X: 15.317, Y: 21.939, Z: 27.848
xyY
x: 0.235, y: 0.337, Y: 21.939
CIELab
L: 53.962, a: -29.466, b: -6.329
CIELuv
L: 53.962, u: -38.350, v: -4.874
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 53.962, C: 30.138, H: 192.123
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 53.962, C: 38.658, H: 187.243
Hunter-Lab
L: 46.839, a: -23.594, b: -2.465
CIECAM02
J: 42.171, C: 37.863, h: 194.219, Q: 127.943, M: 33.111, s: 50.872, H: 245.365
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.040, jaune: -0.946, green: 4.912
LMS
L: 16.127, M: 26.633, S: 27.730
YCbCr
Y: 111.717, Cb: 141.636, Cr: 82.628
YCgCo
Y: 116.000, Cg: 27.000, Co: -15.250
YDbDr
Y: 111.448, Db: 41.468, Dr: 137.764
YPbPr
Y: 120.560, Pb: 9.960, Pr: -51.816
xvYCC
Y: 119.540, Cb: 136.749, Cr: 82.483
YIQ
Y: 111.448, I: -60.669, Q: -23.236
YUV
Y: 111.448, U: 13.559, V: -63.560
Munsell Color System
7.5BG 5/6 ΔE = 1.605
Brand Color
Vine ΔE = 13.344

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