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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 / #fff

#56a0d3 to black

  1. #56a0d3
  2. #4983ac
  3. #3d6887
  4. #304d64
  5. #233543
  6. #161d24
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 1.173 / LRV ≈ 30.5%
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      ΔE = 4.679 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
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      ΔE = 1.652 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
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      ΔE = 2.611 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
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    1. ★ S9.35.56
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      ΔE = 1.694 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
    2. S8.34.54
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    1. ★ 2010 Blue Flame
      #5d9dd1
      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
    2. ★ 1-34-5 Blue Madonna
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      ΔE = 2.064 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  10. Duron

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

    1. ★ 80 15 240 / Pacific 150
      #60a4d4
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
    2. 41/12
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      ΔE = 3.080 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  12. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Breathtaking Blue / 7327
      #58a5d7
      ΔE = 1.855 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Royal Regetta / 7247
      #78a2d2
      ΔE = 4.718 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  13. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Blue C50
      #5c9bcc
      ΔE = 1.924 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
    2. Kleur Van Het Jaar Zwembadblauw
      #42a3cd
      ΔE = 5.121 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  14. Tollens

    1. ★ T2004-1
      #4a9ecf
      ΔE = 1.972 / LRV ≈ 30.4%
    2. T2014-5
      #5998c3
      ΔE = 3.410 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
  15. Dulux

    1. ★ 22BB 34/304
      #66a1cd
      ΔE = 1.984 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. 10BB 32/262
      #689ec1
      ΔE = 4.057 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
  16. Ressource Peintures

    1. ★ Jewel Blue / VINT02
      #5fa5d6
      ΔE = 2.005 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Bleu Averse / I39
      #6f9abd
      ΔE = 4.405 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  17. CIL

    1. ★ Harbor Blue
      #69a0ce
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. Starry Night
      #6b9dc2
      ΔE = 3.554 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  18. Plascon

    1. ★ Tropic Breeze B3-B2-1
      #5ca0d8
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Serene Setting B3-C2-2
      #78a4cc
      ΔE = 4.318 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  19. Taubmans

    1. ★ Regatta / T12 40.E3
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.227 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. Boudoir Blue / T10 43B-2
      #75a6cc
      ΔE = 4.461 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  20. Bristol

    1. ★ Regatta / P109-C4
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.227 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. Seventh Heaven / P112-C5
      #69a0c6
      ΔE = 3.263 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  21. Focoltone

    1. ★ 2237
      #509cd5
      ΔE = 2.300 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. 7000
      #00a1e4
      ΔE = 4.376 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  22. General Paint

    1. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 2.301 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Scapaflow / CL 2236D
      #169acf
      ΔE = 5.098 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
  23. ICI Paints

    1. Harbor Blue 22BB 34/304
      #5d9ac9
      ΔE = 2.307 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
    2. Periwinkle Blue 30BB 33/235
      #7096bc
      ΔE = 5.043 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  24. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6053
      #59a2ce
      ΔE = 2.323 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. 6013
      #2e9bd7
      ΔE = 3.560 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  25. Peintures MF

    1. Winnipeg
      #409dd7
      ΔE = 2.332 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
    2. Lac Riviera
      #619ad2
      ΔE = 3.855 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  26. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Marina / 337
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Wandering River / 449
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 4.732 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  27. California Paints

    1. DE 5857 - Blue Agave
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. DE 5850 - Wandering River
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 4.732 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  28. Federal Standard

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

    1. 63.18.18
      #5aa5d3
      ΔE = 2.451 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
    2. 63.15.18
      #6fa5ca
      ΔE = 4.186 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  30. Glidden

    1. Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353
      #51a7dd
      ΔE = 2.532 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Harbor Blue / 22BB 34/304
      #6c9cd1
      ΔE = 4.182 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  31. Chrysler

    1. Stardust Blue
      #689dc7
      ΔE = 2.543 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
    2. Medium Blue
      #719fc1
      ΔE = 4.290 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  32. Asian Paints

    1. Aqua Young / 9207
      #409dd9
      ΔE = 2.643 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. Greek Vase / 7328
      #6fa8db
      ΔE = 4.277 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  33. Johnstone's Paint

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

    1. Miami Blue
      #6c9fce
      ΔE = 2.706 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Lauderdale Blue
      #5293c5
      ΔE = 4.698 / LRV ≈ 26.7%
  35. Behr

    1. Shelby Ann EBC-16
      #6da2d0
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. Aral Sea PPKB-24
      #5e97ba
      ΔE = 5.181 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  36. Devoe Paint

    1. Harbor Blue / 22BB 34/304
      #6b9fc7
      ΔE = 2.865 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
    2. Starry Night / 10BB 32/262
      #6c9dbc
      ΔE = 5.098 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
  37. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Night Magic 151-5
      #3b9fd2
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 30.4%
    2. Overcast / PPG1242-4
      #73a3d0
      ΔE = 3.595 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  38. Porter Paints

    1. Night Magic / 151-5
      #3b9fd2
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 30.4%
    2. Windjammer / 149-4
      #5fa4e0
      ΔE = 3.725 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  39. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1050-B
      #37a4d9
      ΔE = 3.187 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. S 2030-R90B
      #759abf
      ΔE = 4.652 / LRV ≈ 30.7%
  40. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #6fa1d2
      ΔE = 3.329 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. Marietta Blue
      #7096bb
      ΔE = 5.100 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  41. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 3.370 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  42. Pantone / PMS

    1. 542
      #6699c2
      ΔE = 3.385 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
    2. 2995
      #00a6de
      ΔE = 4.946 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  43. Rackham

    1. Glacier Blue (9)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 3.455 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  44. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Azure (902)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 3.455 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  45. Old Citadel

    1. Ice Blue
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 3.455 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  46. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Ice Blue (095)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 3.455 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  47. 1829

    1. Medium Persian Blue
      #6f9cc9
      ΔE = 3.463 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  48. Earthpaint

    1. 2-35-4 Versailles
      #6d9dc2
      ΔE = 3.609 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
    2. 2-36-4 Blue Rhapsody
      #769cc1
      ΔE = 4.433 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  49. Nippon Paint

    1. Barbara Blue / NP PB 1525 T
      #6ea7d4
      ΔE = 3.611 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. Fresco Blue / NP PB 1521 T
      #7da0c6
      ΔE = 5.001 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  50. Olympic

    1. Blue Dart A48-4
      #4597ce
      ΔE = 3.630 / LRV ≈ 27.9%
    2. Windjammer A52-4
      #5bacdb
      ΔE = 4.601 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  51. Kelly-Moore

    1. Breathtaking Blue / KM3134-2
      #69a4db
      ΔE = 3.642 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Bonaventure / KM3150-2
      #5fa5cb
      ΔE = 4.378 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  52. Scib Paints

    1. Birds egg blue / 7343
      #6198c0
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Breathtaking Blue / 7327
      #569ad7
      ΔE = 4.146 / LRV ≈ 30.0%
  53. Vista Paint

    1. Bird's Egg Blue
      #6198c0
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Bonaventure
      #4a9cc7
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 29.4%
  54. Berger

    1. Birds egg blue / 7343
      #6198c0
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Bonaventure / 7359
      #4a9cc7
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 29.4%
  55. Dutch Boy

    1. Key Largo
      #5297cf
      ΔE = 3.748 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  56. Clark+Kensington

    1. Rhythm and Blues / 36C-5
      #679cc0
      ΔE = 3.883 / LRV ≈ 30.5%
  57. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Celestrial 26-10
      #6ea5cb
      ΔE = 3.964 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Colonel's Lady 26-11
      #75abd5
      ΔE = 5.241 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  58. Valspar Paint

    1. Bubbling Fountain
      #67a2dc
      ΔE = 4.041 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Bluestone
      #739abb
      ΔE = 4.922 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  59. Apple Barrel

    1. Sky Blue / 20770
      #6ba1c4
      ΔE = 4.116 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  60. KILZ

    1. Inspiration Blue / C731
      #76a4cb
      ΔE = 4.150 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Serene Stream / C891
      #40a4cf
      ΔE = 5.097 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  61. Little Greene

    1. Lagoon
      #78a3cd
      ΔE = 4.233 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Beach Hut
      #53a8d1
      ΔE = 5.013 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  62. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Chronus Blue
      #72a8d1
      ΔE = 4.364 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
    2. Lothern Blue
      #34a2cf
      ΔE = 5.172 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  63. Nerolac

    1. Blue Sapphire - 2411
      #2c98d5
      ΔE = 4.404 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
    2. Blue Chambers - 4246
      #6c97ca
      ΔE = 5.062 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  64. Sto

    1. 35110
      #6695c1
      ΔE = 4.452 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
  65. FolkArt

    1. Ocean Cruise / 2225
      #00a4e8
      ΔE = 4.580 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  66. Diamond Vogel

    1. Acapulco Dive / 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  67. ECOS Paints

    1. Acapulco Dive (0639)
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  68. Colortrend

    1. 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Robin's Egg
      #67add9
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  69. Waverly

    1. Bermuda / 60706E
      #009ee2
      ΔE = 4.692 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
  70. New Look

    1. Bumper Car / D20-10
      #3da9da
      ΔE = 4.720 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  71. RAL

    1. RAL 250 60 35
      #3799c8
      ΔE = 4.754 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
    2. RAL 250 60 30
      #4b98c0
      ΔE = 5.104 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
  72. Benjamin Moore

    1. Clearest Ocean Blue / 2064-40
      #3296cb
      ΔE = 4.769 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
    2. Sailor's Sea Blue / 2063-40
      #4b94bf
      ΔE = 5.241 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
  73. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 5204T Violet Veil
      #7ca1c9
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 7224T Blue Emotion
      #76a9d6
      ΔE = 4.835 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  74. Crown Diamond

    1. 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 4.846 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. 7327-42 Crystal Ware
      #7ca3ce
      ΔE = 4.917 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  75. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28127
      #27aae2
      ΔE = 4.858 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  76. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Lobelia - 6809
      #7498be
      ΔE = 4.930 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
  77. Volkswagen

    1. Jamaica Blue
      #4694c2
      ΔE = 5.055 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
  78. Abet Laminati

    1. Blu Zaffiro 484
      #6894c3
      ΔE = 5.091 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  79. Mylands of London

    1. Wedgewood Blue
      #6d9ad1
      ΔE = 5.176 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  80. Rodda Paint

    1. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 37.8%

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#56a0d3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#56a0d3 foreground

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

Paul Strand
<p style="color: #56a0d3">…</p>

#56a0d3 background

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

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

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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: 33.725%, yellow: 51.954%, blue: 82.745%
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
YCoCg
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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