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#427b9d Hex Color Code

#427b9d Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #427b9d is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #427b9d is comprised of 25.88% red, 48.24% green and 61.57% blue. In the HSL color space #427b9d has a hue of 202° (degrees), 41% saturation and 44% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.32 nm.

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#427b9d linear gradient to complementary #91704e

  1. #427b9d
  2. #597990
  3. #697783
  4. #767676
  5. #807468
  6. #89725b
  7. #91704e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #296686
  2. #316d8e
  3. #3a7495
  4. #427b9d
  5. #4a82a5
  6. #528aac
  7. #5a91b4

Tones

  1. #427b9d
  2. #4d7995
  3. #57778e
  4. #5e7586
  5. #65747f
  6. #6b7277
  7. #707070

Tints and Shades

#427b9d to white

  1. #427b9d
  2. #6590ad
  3. #84a5bd
  4. #a3bbcd
  5. #c1d1de
  6. #e0e8ee
  7. #ffffff

#427b9d to black

  1. #427b9d
  2. #396681
  3. #305166
  4. #263d4c
  5. #1d2a34
  6. #13191d
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Sikkens

    1. ★ S6.29.43
      #437a9a
      ΔE = 0.739 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. ★ T0.30.40
      #427698
      ΔE = 1.942 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  2. Dulux

    1. ★ 10BB 17/269
      #3e799b
      ΔE = 0.889 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Amazon Beat 2
      #32759a
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  3. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Brigade Blue
      #45799b
      ΔE = 0.976 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Pennant Blue
      #4e7e9a
      ΔE = 2.351 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  4. Chrysler

    1. ★ Blue
      #45799b
      ΔE = 0.976 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 31-c7
      #3c799d
      ΔE = 1.078 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. ★ 32-c6
      #427fa6
      ΔE = 2.221 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  6. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Barcelona Blue
      #407da2
      ΔE = 1.165 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
    2. Skandi
      #4c7aa0
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  7. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6156
      #447899
      ΔE = 1.185 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. ★ 5389
      #497d9b
      ΔE = 1.550 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  8. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 2902
      #437a9f
      ΔE = 1.390 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  9. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-35-5 Gentle Rain
      #447c9a
      ΔE = 1.540 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  10. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Sapphire Glow / 10BB 17/269
      #437797
      ΔE = 1.579 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  11. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 6-8 Denim Blue 2
      #497fa1
      ΔE = 1.718 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. 1315 Blue Ocean
      #3a7f9e
      ΔE = 2.802 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  12. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Stormy Ridge / 450-5
      #4f7b9a
      ΔE = 1.755 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Cosmic Dust / 351-6
      #32759a
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 354
      #447a97
      ΔE = 1.782 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  14. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2454 U
      #4e7c99
      ΔE = 1.823 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. 2454 C
      #287da1
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  15. Glidden

    1. ★ Stormy Ridge / PPG1159-5
      #507b9a
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Cosmic Dust / PPG1157-6
      #347699
      ΔE = 2.410 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  16. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Stormy Ridge / PPG1159-5
      #507b9a
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Cosmic Dust / PPG1157-6
      #347699
      ΔE = 2.410 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  17. AMC

    1. ★ Surfside Turquoise
      #43799f
      ΔE = 1.951 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  18. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7342 - Wakeby Beach
      #3e80a3
      ΔE = 1.988 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  19. Levis

    1. ★ Shady Blue C60
      #457697
      ΔE = 1.993 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  20. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0654
      #4a80a1
      ΔE = 2.067 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  21. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Peninsula / 0654
      #4a80a1
      ΔE = 2.067 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  22. CIL

    1. ★ Sapphire Glow
      #42779c
      ΔE = 2.117 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Bentley Blue
      #497f9c
      ΔE = 2.350 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  23. Taubmans

    1. ★ Blue Beard / T67-7
      #4c7794
      ΔE = 2.218 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. Sea Blue / T66-8
      #557e9b
      ΔE = 2.775 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  24. KILZ

    1. Ripped Jeans / C752
      #517998
      ΔE = 2.345 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. Blue Splash / C892
      #2a7da0
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  25. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Flippers / NP PB 1541 D
      #4e7a9d
      ΔE = 2.347 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Nautical Blue / NP PB 1548 D
      #3d81a6
      ΔE = 2.378 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  26. ICI Paints

    1. 4097 Bentley Blue 90BG 20/241
      #3e7895
      ΔE = 2.442 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  27. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3030-B
      #527f9e
      ΔE = 2.513 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. S 3040-B
      #31769d
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  28. Ford

    1. Light Blue
      #517ea0
      ΔE = 2.526 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. Blue
      #347796
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  29. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Blue Monday / 7294
      #527896
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  30. Caparol

    1. 64 9 220 / Aquamarin 20
      #407494
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  31. Resene

    1. Waterfront B57-051-232
      #3e7f9d
      ΔE = 2.751 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  32. Valspar Paint

    1. Cottage by the Sea R175B
      #487892
      ΔE = 2.760 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. Yankee Blue X77R163B
      #407b96
      ΔE = 3.000 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  33. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-33-6 Upstream
      #2e769a
      ΔE = 2.779 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  34. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Swedish Blue 26-15
      #4c7aa0
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  35. Plascon

    1. Sphere B2-E2-1
      #547894
      ΔE = 2.938 / LRV ≈ 17.5%

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#427b9d HTML / CSS Code Examples

#427b9d foreground

The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.

Banksy
<p style="color: #427b9d">…</p>

#427b9d background

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="background-color: #427b9d">…</p>

#427b9d shadow

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #427b9d">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4357021
Binary
01000010, 01111011, 10011101
Hexadecimal
#427b9d
LRV
≈ 17.8%
Closest short hex
#479 ΔE = 1.646
RGB
rgb(66, 123, 157)
RGBA
rgba(66, 123, 157, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.191, g: 0.355, b: 0.454
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.396%, blue: 0.616%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12420195 / 0xff427b9d
HSL
hsl(202, 41%, 44%)
HSLA
hsla(202, 41%, 44%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 202° (202.418), saturation: 58% (0.580), value: 62% (0.616)
HSP
hue: 202.418, saturation: 57.962%, perceived brightness: 44.701%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 234.765, S: 72.841, L: 49.200
Cubehelix
H: -163.118, S: 0.526, L: 0.430
TSL
T: -1.975, S: 0.194, L: 0.431
CMYK
cyan: 58% (0.580), magenta: 22% (0.217), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.384)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 52% (0.518), yellow: 38% (0.384)
XYZ
X: 15.413, Y: 17.757, Z: 34.507
xyY
x: 0.228, y: 0.262, Y: 17.757
CIELab
L: 49.200, a: -8.375, b: -23.943
CIELuv
L: 49.200, u: -24.192, v: -34.250
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.200, C: 25.366, H: 250.721
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.200, C: 41.932, H: 234.765
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.139, a: -8.454, b: -19.054
CIECAM02
J: 37.832, C: 37.205, h: 234.625, Q: 121.183, M: 32.535, s: 51.815, H: 296.675
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.208, jaune: -4.073, green: 2.783
LMS
L: 13.319, M: 19.508, S: 34.222
YCbCr
Y: 110.340, Cb: 151.362, Cr: 100.563
YCgCo
Y: 117.250, Cg: 5.750, Co: -6.250
YDbDr
Y: 109.833, Db: 70.972, Dr: 83.359
YPbPr
Y: 113.307, Pb: 23.555, Pr: -30.064
xvYCC
Y: 113.311, Cb: 148.691, Cr: 101.591
YIQ
Y: 109.833, I: -44.879, Q: -1.474
YUV
Y: 109.833, U: 23.212, V: -38.455
Munsell Color System
7.5B 4/10 ΔE = 4.214
Brand Color
WordPress (blue) ΔE = 3.639

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