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#55b4de Hex Color Code

#55b4de Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #55b4de is a medium light shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #55b4de is comprised of 33.33% red, 70.59% green and 87.06% blue. In the HSL color space #55b4de has a hue of 198° (degrees), 67% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 482.74 nm.

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#55b4de linear gradient to complementary #d09263

  1. #55b4de
  2. #7cafc9
  3. #95a9b5
  4. #a9a3a0
  5. #b89e8c
  6. #c59878
  7. #d09263

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #2994bc
  2. #399ec7
  3. #48a9d3
  4. #55b4de
  5. #62bfe9
  6. #6ecaf5
  7. #7ad6ff

Tones

  1. #55b4de
  2. #68b0d2
  3. #76abc7
  4. #81a7bc
  5. #8ba3b0
  6. #939ea5
  7. #9a9a9a

Tints and Shades

#55b4de to white

  1. #55b4de
  2. #79c0e4
  3. #97cde9
  4. #b3d9ef
  5. #cde6f4
  6. #e6f2fa
  7. #ffffff

#55b4de to black

  1. #55b4de
  2. #4993b5
  3. #3d748e
  4. #305669
  5. #243a46
  6. #162025
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 298
      #57b5e0
      ΔE = 0.586 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. ★ P 115-13 U
      #66b4d9
      ΔE = 1.632 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  2. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7244T Cerulean
      #5bb5de
      ΔE = 0.632 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. ★ 7242T Castaway
      #61afd3
      ΔE = 2.216 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1040-B
      #5eb3db
      ΔE = 0.844 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  4. Humbrol

    1. ★ 47 Sea Blue
      #48b5e0
      ΔE = 1.129 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  5. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Blue Note 86BG 43/321
      #55b1d9
      ΔE = 1.175 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 30-d3
      #62b1d6
      ΔE = 1.657 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
    2. 31-c
      #5fb6e6
      ΔE = 2.922 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  7. Dupont

    1. ★ CAS523
      #4eb6dd
      ΔE = 1.845 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  8. Taubmans

    1. ★ Gulf Coast / T70-6
      #57b7dc
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. Aladdin Blue / T12 42.E3
      #5fb2d2
      ΔE = 2.973 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  9. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1060-B
      #36b5e2
      ΔE = 2.129 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  10. Resene

    1. ★ Malibu B76-074-233
      #66b7e1
      ΔE = 2.187 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  11. Behr

    1. ★ 540B-5 Riviera Blue
      #5aaed4
      ΔE = 2.228 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  12. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Rio Carnival R147C
      #5faed6
      ΔE = 2.272 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
    2. Sea Frolic
      #6cb9df
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  13. Earthpaint

    1. 1-34-4 Dresden Blue
      #6db4d7
      ΔE = 2.372 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  14. Dulux

    1. 86BG 43/321
      #61b9de
      ΔE = 2.391 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. 89BG 37/353
      #47aed8
      ΔE = 2.475 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  15. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10395
      #58b5d8
      ΔE = 2.408 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
  16. Caparol

    1. 2463
      #68b8dc
      ΔE = 2.454 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  17. Crayola

    1. Blue Sky
      #38b0de
      ΔE = 2.482 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  18. Brighto Paints

    1. 7247 Electricblue
      #5ab4d6
      ΔE = 2.567 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  19. Sikkens

    1. R7.31.62
      #60b2d3
      ΔE = 2.592 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  20. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Flyway - 6794
      #5db3d4
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  21. Benjamin Moore

    1. Sea to Shining Sea / 789
      #6eb5dd
      ΔE = 2.722 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
    2. Blue Belle / 782
      #5facd2
      ΔE = 2.897 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  22. Levis

    1. Clear Blue B50
      #38b1db
      ΔE = 2.728 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  23. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Imrik Blue
      #67aed0
      ΔE = 2.851 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  24. Peintures MF

    1. Nuit fraîche
      #6eb6d7
      ΔE = 2.859 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  25. Glidden

    1. Blue Note
      #62bbe0
      ΔE = 2.994 / LRV ≈ 43.5%

#55b4de HTML / CSS Code Examples

#55b4de foreground

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #55b4de">…</p>

#55b4de background

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="background-color: #55b4de">…</p>

#55b4de shadow

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #55b4de">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5616862
Binary
01010101, 10110100, 11011110
Hexadecimal
#55b4de
LRV
≈ 39.8%
Closest short hex
#3be ΔE = 3.012
RGB
rgb(85, 180, 222)
RGBA
rgba(85, 180, 222, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.175, g: 0.370, b: 0.456
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.553%, blue: 0.871%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11160354 / 0xff55b4de
HSL
hsl(198, 67%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(198, 67%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 198° (198.394), saturation: 62% (0.617), value: 87% (0.871)
HSP
hue: 198.394, saturation: 61.712%, perceived brightness: 64.196%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 229.316, S: 79.622, L: 69.359
Cubehelix
H: -168.019, S: 0.825, L: 0.612
TSL
T: -1.865, S: 0.219, L: 0.613
CMYK
cyan: 62% (0.617), magenta: 19% (0.189), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 13% (0.129)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 29% (0.294), yellow: 13% (0.129)
XYZ
X: 33.247, Y: 39.844, Z: 75.032
xyY
x: 0.224, y: 0.269, Y: 39.844
CIELab
L: 69.359, a: -15.628, b: -29.485
CIELuv
L: 69.359, u: -38.303, v: -44.556
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 69.359, C: 33.370, H: 242.075
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 69.359, C: 58.757, H: 229.316
Hunter-Lab
L: 63.122, a: -16.446, b: -26.291
CIECAM02
J: 58.799, C: 47.403, h: 228.827, Q: 151.076, M: 41.453, s: 52.382, H: 289.904
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.190, jaune: -4.974, green: 4.254
LMS
L: 29.296, M: 44.701, S: 74.428
YCbCr
Y: 150.321, Cb: 160.498, Cr: 83.313
YCgCo
Y: 166.750, Cg: 13.250, Co: -13.000
YDbDr
Y: 156.383, Db: 98.736, Dr: 135.749
YPbPr
Y: 162.789, Pb: 31.925, Pr: -49.432
xvYCC
Y: 155.807, Cb: 156.044, Cr: 84.577
YIQ
Y: 156.383, I: -70.086, Q: -7.021
YUV
Y: 156.383, U: 32.291, V: -62.625
Munsell Color System
10B 6/10 ΔE = 4.638
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 4.203

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