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Carolina blue / #56a0d3 Hex Color Code

#56a0d3 Paint ChipThe color carolina blue with hexadecimal color code #56a0d3 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #56a0d3 is comprised of 33.73% red, 62.75% green and 82.75% blue. In the HSL color space #56a0d3 has a hue of 204° (degrees), 59% saturation and 58% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.35 nm.

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#56a0d3 linear gradient to complementary #be9a6b

  1. #56a0d3
  2. #749fc2
  3. #899eb0
  4. #9a9d9f
  5. #a89c8e
  6. #b49b7d
  7. #be9a6b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3283b4
  2. #3f8dbe
  3. #4b96c9
  4. #56a0d3
  5. #61aadd
  6. #6cb4e8
  7. #77bef2

Tones

  1. #56a0d3
  2. #669ec8
  3. #739cbe
  4. #7d9ab3
  5. #8698a9
  6. #8d969e
  7. #949494

Tints and Shades

#56a0d3 to white

  1. #56a0d3
  2. #78afda
  3. #95bfe2
  4. #b1cee9
  5. #cbdef0
  6. #e5eff8
  7. #ffffff

#56a0d3 to black

  1. #56a0d3
  2. #4983ac
  3. #3d6887
  4. #304d64
  5. #233543
  6. #161d24
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 16-4134 TPG
      #59a0d1
      ΔE = 0.498 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
    2. P 112-6 U
      #3c9cd1
      ΔE = 2.770 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
  2. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Tango
      #539fd1
      ΔE = 0.684 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
    2. ★ Enchanted Sea
      #67a0cf
      ΔE = 1.899 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  3. Resene

    1. ★ Snap B70-088-235
      #5ba0d0
      ΔE = 0.748 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  4. Behr

    1. ★ 560B-5 Ocean Tropic
      #5ea0d1
      ΔE = 0.833 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Shelby Ann EBC-16
      #6da2d0
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  5. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #59a3d7
      ΔE = 1.169 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  6. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2050-R90B
      #539dcf
      ΔE = 1.173 / LRV ≈ 30.5%
    2. Cool Blue / S 1560-R90B
      #3c9bd5
      ΔE = 2.918 / LRV ≈ 29.2%
  7. Dulux

    1. ★ Royal Regatta 5
      #60a0ce
      ΔE = 1.289 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. ★ Blue Seduction 2
      #659dc9
      ΔE = 2.116 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  8. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 33-b1
      #509dd3
      ΔE = 1.395 / LRV ≈ 30.5%
    2. ★ 33-b
      #53a3da
      ΔE = 1.403 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  9. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7327 - Breathtaking Blue
      #4c9dd2
      ΔE = 1.421 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  10. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Kentucky Blue
      #63a2d3
      ΔE = 1.587 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  11. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10437
      #62a3d4
      ΔE = 1.652 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. CF10420
      #65a7d6
      ΔE = 2.960 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  12. Sikkens

    1. ★ S9.35.56
      #53a1d0
      ΔE = 1.694 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  13. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 2010 Blue Flame
      #5d9dd1
      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
    2. ★ 1-34-5 Blue Madonna
      #4da5d9
      ΔE = 2.064 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  14. Duron

    1. ★ Jacaranda
      #56a3db
      ΔE = 1.773 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  15. Caparol

    1. ★ 80 15 240 / Pacific 150
      #60a4d4
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
    2. ★ 80 15 230 / Coelin 80
      #58a4d4
      ΔE = 1.798 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  16. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Breathtaking Blue / 7327
      #58a5d7
      ΔE = 1.855 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  17. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Blue C50
      #5c9bcc
      ΔE = 1.924 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
  18. Tollens

    1. ★ T2004-1
      #4a9ecf
      ΔE = 1.972 / LRV ≈ 30.4%
  19. CIL

    1. ★ Harbor Blue
      #69a0ce
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  20. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6012
      #56a6db
      ΔE = 2.151 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. 6060
      #519ac9
      ΔE = 2.574 / LRV ≈ 29.1%
  21. Plascon

    1. ★ Tropic Breeze B3-B2-1
      #5ca0d8
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  22. Taubmans

    1. ★ Regatta / T12 40.E3
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.227 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. Cascade Falls / T08 27-3
      #6ba1ca
      ΔE = 2.741 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  23. Bristol

    1. ★ Regatta / P109-C4
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.227 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  24. Focoltone

    1. ★ 2237
      #509cd5
      ΔE = 2.300 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  25. General Paint

    1. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 2.301 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Azure / CL 2294D
      #69a1c9
      ΔE = 2.853 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  26. ICI Paints

    1. Harbor Blue 22BB 34/304
      #5d9ac9
      ΔE = 2.307 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  27. Benjamin Moore

    1. Bayberry Blue / 790
      #409ed2
      ΔE = 2.309 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 2.814 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  28. Peintures MF

    1. Winnipeg
      #409dd7
      ΔE = 2.332 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
    2. Bleu divin
      #5e9ac6
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  29. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Marina / 337
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  30. California Paints

    1. DE 5857 - Blue Agave
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  31. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 35250
      #5ba6d6
      ΔE = 2.389 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  32. Brillux

    1. 63.18.18
      #5aa5d3
      ΔE = 2.451 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
  33. Glidden

    1. Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353
      #51a7dd
      ΔE = 2.532 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  34. Chrysler

    1. Stardust Blue
      #689dc7
      ΔE = 2.543 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
  35. Johnstone's Paint

    1. Blue Star
      #4d99ce
      ΔE = 2.678 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  36. Ford

    1. Miami Blue
      #6c9fce
      ΔE = 2.706 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  37. Devoe Paint

    1. Harbor Blue / 22BB 34/304
      #6b9fc7
      ΔE = 2.865 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  38. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Night Magic 151-5
      #3b9fd2
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 30.4%
  39. Porter Paints

    1. Night Magic / 151-5
      #3b9fd2
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 30.4%

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#56a0d3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#56a0d3 foreground

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="color: #56a0d3">…</p>

#56a0d3 background

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="background-color: #56a0d3">…</p>

#56a0d3 shadow

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #56a0d3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5677267
Binary
01010110, 10100000, 11010011
Hexadecimal
#56a0d3
LRV
≈ 31.8%
Closest short hex
#59c ΔE = 2.543
RGB
rgb(86, 160, 211)
RGBA
rgba(86, 160, 211, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.188, g: 0.350, b: 0.462
RYB
red: 0.337%, yellow: 0.520%, blue: 0.827%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11099949 / 0xff56a0d3
HSL
hsl(204, 59%, 58%)
HSLA
hsla(204, 59%, 58%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 204° (204.480), saturation: 59% (0.592), value: 83% (0.827)
HSP
hue: 204.480, saturation: 59.242%, perceived brightness: 58.580%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 238.446, S: 74.623, L: 63.194
Cubehelix
H: -160.584, S: 0.719, L: 0.562
TSL
T: -2.037, S: 0.196, L: 0.563
CMYK
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 24% (0.242), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 17% (0.173)
CMY
cyan: 66% (0.663), magenta: 37% (0.373), yellow: 17% (0.173)
XYZ
X: 28.162, Y: 31.821, Z: 66.273
xyY
x: 0.223, y: 0.252, Y: 31.821
CIELab
L: 63.194, a: -8.022, b: -32.953
CIELuv
L: 63.194, u: -31.131, v: -50.694
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 63.194, C: 33.915, H: 256.319
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 63.194, C: 59.490, H: 238.446
Hunter-Lab
L: 56.410, a: -9.602, b: -30.170
CIECAM02
J: 52.093, C: 46.616, h: 238.019, Q: 142.200, M: 40.765, s: 53.542, H: 300.229
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.231, jaune: -5.637, green: 3.347
LMS
L: 23.544, M: 34.605, S: 65.690
YCbCr
Y: 139.420, Cb: 161.341, Cr: 91.893
YCgCo
Y: 154.250, Cg: 5.750, Co: -9.750
YDbDr
Y: 143.688, Db: 101.283, Dr: 109.709
YPbPr
Y: 147.910, Pb: 34.010, Pr: -39.346
xvYCC
Y: 143.029, Cb: 157.875, Cr: 93.437
YIQ
Y: 143.688, I: -60.467, Q: 0.220
YUV
Y: 143.688, U: 33.125, V: -50.611
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 3.015
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 5.059

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