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#6a737d Hex Color Code

#6a737d Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6a737d is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #6a737d is comprised of 41.57% red, 45.1% green and 49.02% blue. In the HSL color space #6a737d has a hue of 212° (degrees), 8% saturation and 45% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.04 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #565e68
  2. #5c656f
  3. #636c76
  4. #6a737d
  5. #717a84
  6. #78818b
  7. #7f8893

Tints and Shades

#6a737d to white

  1. #6a737d
  2. #818991
  3. #999fa6
  4. #b2b6bc
  5. #cbced2
  6. #e5e6e8
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#6a737d to black

  1. #6a737d
  2. #585f67
  3. #464c52
  4. #363a3e
  5. #26282b
  6. #171819
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Smoky Pitch
      #69727b
      ΔE = 0.643 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. ★ Slate Roof R195B
      #6d727c
      ΔE = 1.349 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  2. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Deep Lagoon / 0507
      #68737c
      ΔE = 0.914 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Overlook / 1319
      #717481
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  3. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Pewter Gray
      #6b737b
      ΔE = 0.951 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6201
      #68717a
      ΔE = 0.957 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. 6200
      #73777f
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ P 174-9 U
      #6c747c
      ΔE = 1.043 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. ★ P 174-8 U
      #6e7780
      ΔE = 1.642 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  6. Berger

    1. ★ Made in the Shade / 8255
      #6b727a
      ΔE = 1.088 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. ★ Gray Whale Cove / 8247
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.149 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  7. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Made in the Shade
      #6b727a
      ΔE = 1.088 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. ★ Gray Whale Cove
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.149 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  8. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Made in the Shade / 8255
      #6b727a
      ΔE = 1.088 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. ★ Romantic Mood / 8263
      #646f79
      ΔE = 1.879 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  9. Behr

    1. ★ Deep Shale PPF-38
      #69737b
      ΔE = 1.102 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. 750F-5 Silver Hill
      #666e74
      ΔE = 2.789 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Britannia Blue / 1623
      #68747d
      ΔE = 1.190 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. Gray Shower / 2125-30
      #6e7479
      ΔE = 2.469 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  11. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.870 #158
      #68727a
      ΔE = 1.217 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  12. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6341 - Vulcan
      #6c757d
      ΔE = 1.224 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. ★ DE 6348 - Draw Your Sword
      #6c7179
      ΔE = 1.581 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  13. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Vulcan / 386
      #6c757d
      ΔE = 1.224 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. ★ Draw Your Sword / 385
      #6c7179
      ΔE = 1.581 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  14. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Sheffield Gray / PPG1041-6
      #6b7680
      ΔE = 1.227 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. Freedom Found / PPG1040-6
      #657682
      ΔE = 2.562 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  15. Jotun

    1. ★ 4594 / Blå Harmoni
      #6b717c
      ΔE = 1.306 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. ★ 4638 / Byge
      #667078
      ΔE = 1.726 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  16. Caran d'Ache

    1. ★ 808 French Gray
      #68737b
      ΔE = 1.308 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  17. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Cast Iron / 38A-4
      #66707b
      ΔE = 1.361 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Smokey Eyes / N-C22
      #6e7378
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  18. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Sheffield Gray / 549-6
      #6a7680
      ΔE = 1.367 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. Volcanic Ash / 555-6
      #6e7579
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  19. Olympic

    1. ★ Sheffield Gray D51-5
      #6a767f
      ΔE = 1.508 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  20. Tollens

    1. ★ TF253-3
      #6a707b
      ΔE = 1.517 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. ★ T2133-1
      #6e777e
      ΔE = 2.106 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  21. Chrysler

    1. ★ Dark Silver
      #68707c
      ΔE = 1.519 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. ★ Silver Charcoal
      #686f77
      ΔE = 1.826 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  22. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Satin Steel Gray
      #67727f
      ΔE = 1.528 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. ★ Penguin Gray
      #6f777f
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  23. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 6010-R70B
      #66707c
      ΔE = 1.556 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. ★ Cool Blue / S 6005-R80B
      #6b747a
      ΔE = 1.982 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  24. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Evening Shadow 30BB 21/056
      #6f767e
      ΔE = 1.674 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  25. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0513
      #70767e
      ΔE = 1.858 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
    2. 1319
      #717481
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  26. Resene

    1. ★ Raven B58-009-256
      #6f747b
      ΔE = 1.873 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Storm Grey B59-011-262
      #747880
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  27. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 613X
      #70747c
      ΔE = 1.930 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  28. Bristol

    1. ★ Blue Sphere / P229-N6
      #6b7381
      ΔE = 1.995 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  29. Homebase

    1. ★ Slate Grey
      #6d7278
      ΔE = 2.114 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  30. Ford

    1. ★ Gray
      #6f777e
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Medium Aegean
      #647177
      ΔE = 2.884 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  31. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Bassinet Blue / NP N 1975 D
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.149 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  32. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Easton Blue / 10BB 18/106
      #687781
      ΔE = 2.219 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. Moon Waves / 50BB 17/126
      #6a7382
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  33. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Wythe House Gray CW721
      #666f76
      ΔE = 2.231 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  34. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Grey A60
      #64727a
      ΔE = 2.233 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  35. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Romantic Mood / KM3798-3
      #6c7880
      ΔE = 2.290 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Made in the Shade / KM3790-3
      #71787f
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  36. Humbrol

    1. 123 Extra Dark Sea Grey
      #677278
      ΔE = 2.317 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. 123 Extra Dark Sea Grey
      #616e76
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  37. Duron

    1. Gibraltar
      #6b717f
      ΔE = 2.341 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  38. Glidden

    1. Connecticut Blue / 90BG 17/090
      #647481
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Freedom Found / PPG1040-6
      #657682
      ΔE = 2.562 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  39. Sto

    1. 35131
      #697483
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  40. General Paint

    1. Roulette / CL 3135D
      #686f75
      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Cascade / CL 3156D
      #677176
      ΔE = 2.768 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  41. Coronado Paint

    1. 8255 - Made In The Shade
      #686f75
      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 8247 - Gray Whale Cove
      #696d74
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  42. AMC

    1. Slate Blue
      #647580
      ΔE = 2.462 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  43. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Gray Whale Cove / 8247
      #72767d
      ΔE = 2.507 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Romantic Mood / 8263
      #6a787f
      ΔE = 2.861 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  44. Sikkens

    1. S0.10.40
      #647279
      ΔE = 2.579 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. U0.10.40
      #666f7e
      ΔE = 2.808 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  45. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-37-5 Thunder Grey
      #6b777d
      ΔE = 2.705 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  46. Peintures MF

    1. Lotus
      #6f7a83
      ΔE = 2.752 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  47. Dupont

    1. CAS933
      #717980
      ΔE = 2.780 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  48. Mylands of London

    1. Medium Grey
      #6f7277
      ΔE = 2.823 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  49. CIL

    1. Easton Blue
      #677785
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  50. Taubmans

    1. Steel / T169-7
      #717a85
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. Hippodrome / T171-7
      #6f7478
      ΔE = 2.986 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  51. Pascol

    1. Industrial PZ5120
      #727980
      ΔE = 2.868 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  52. Crown Diamond

    1. 7324-53 Blue Tulip
      #606e7a
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  53. Audi

    1. Mineralgrau Metallic / LY7K, Z8
      #6c7276
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  54. British Standard

    1. BS381 677 - Dark weatherwork grey
      #686c75
      ΔE = 2.956 / LRV ≈ 15.0%

#6a737d HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6a737d foreground

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #6a737d">…</p>

#6a737d background

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #6a737d">…</p>

#6a737d shadow

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

Banksy
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6a737d">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6976381
Binary
01101010, 01110011, 01111101
Hexadecimal
#6a737d
LRV
≈ 16.8%
Closest short hex
#678 ΔE = 3.401
RGB
rgb(106, 115, 125)
RGBA
rgba(106, 115, 125, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.306, g: 0.332, b: 0.361
RYB
red: 41.569%, yellow: 43.964%, blue: 49.020%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9800835 / 0xff6a737d
HSL
hsl(212, 8%, 45%)
HSLA
hsla(212, 8%, 45%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 212° (211.579), saturation: 15% (0.152), value: 49% (0.490)
HSP
hue: 211.579, saturation: 15.200%, perceived brightness: 44.547%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 239.620, S: 16.903, L: 48.015
Cubehelix
H: -151.907, S: 0.110, L: 0.445
TSL
T: -1.773, S: 0.036, L: 0.445
CMYK
cyan: 15% (0.152), magenta: 8% (0.080), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 51% (0.510)
CMY
cyan: 58% (0.584), magenta: 55% (0.549), yellow: 51% (0.510)
XYZ
X: 15.775, Y: 16.806, Z: 21.811
xyY
x: 0.290, y: 0.309, Y: 16.806
CIELab
L: 48.015, a: -1.146, b: -6.652
CIELuv
L: 48.015, u: -5.315, v: -9.067
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 48.015, C: 6.750, H: 260.223
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 48.015, C: 10.510, H: 239.620
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.995, a: -3.053, b: -2.848
CIECAM02
J: 37.500, C: 11.639, h: 243.741, Q: 120.650, M: 10.178, s: 29.044, H: 302.946
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.119, jaune: -1.200, green: 0.606
LMS
L: 15.238, M: 17.562, S: 21.725
YCbCr
Y: 113.452, Cb: 133.722, Cr: 123.339
YCgCo
Y: 115.250, Cg: -0.250, Co: 21.750
YDbDr
Y: 113.449, Db: 17.380, Dr: 14.167
YPbPr
Y: 113.803, Pb: 6.035, Pr: -4.960
xvYCC
Y: 113.737, Cb: 133.301, Cr: 123.643
YIQ
Y: 113.449, I: -8.574, Q: 1.208
YUV
Y: 113.449, U: 5.685, V: -6.535
Munsell Color System
10B 5/2 ΔE = 2.565
Brand Color
Instagram ΔE = 9.491

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