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#72b6cf Hex Color Code

#72b6cf Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72b6cf is a medium light shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72b6cf is comprised of 44.71% red, 71.37% green and 81.18% blue. In the HSL color space #72b6cf has a hue of 196° (degrees), 49% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 484.77 nm.

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#72b6cf linear gradient to complementary #cb9276

  1. #72b6cf
  2. #89b0c0
  3. #9babb1
  4. #aaa5a2
  5. #b79f93
  6. #c29885
  7. #cb9276

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5095ad
  2. #5ba0b8
  3. #67abc4
  4. #72b6cf
  5. #7dc1db
  6. #89cde6
  7. #94d8f2

Tones

  1. #72b6cf
  2. #7db3c7
  3. #86afbf
  4. #8eacb8
  5. #95a8b0
  6. #9ba5a9
  7. #a1a1a1

Tints and Shades

#72b6cf to white

  1. #72b6cf
  2. #8cc2d7
  3. #a4cedf
  4. #bbdae7
  5. #d2e6ef
  6. #e9f3f7
  7. #ffffff

#72b6cf to black

  1. #72b6cf
  2. #5f95a9
  3. #4d7585
  4. #3b5762
  5. #293b41
  6. #192023
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Resene

    1. ★ Seagull B76-052-227
      #77b7d0
      ΔE = 0.811 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
    2. ★ Parachute B76-064-218
      #65b8d1
      ΔE = 2.064 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  2. Kansai Paint

    1. ★ Port Blue
      #6bb6d0
      ΔE = 0.900 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. ★ Shahded Pond
      #66b1cb
      ΔE = 2.261 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  3. Dupont

    1. ★ CAS499
      #6bb5d0
      ΔE = 0.985 / LRV ≈ 40.7%
    2. ★ CAS515
      #72b4d2
      ΔE = 2.196 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  4. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7360 - Cascade Blue
      #74b8d3
      ΔE = 1.103 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  5. Duron

    1. ★ Nautilus
      #73b5cb
      ΔE = 1.123 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
    2. Open Seas
      #81b4c7
      ΔE = 2.496 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  6. Taubmans

    1. ★ Leigh / T12 43.E2
      #73b8d4
      ΔE = 1.337 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Blue Flannel / T12 44.E4
      #74afc5
      ΔE = 2.557 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  7. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Ciel du voyageur
      #6db2cc
      ΔE = 1.523 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
    2. Océanie
      #69b1c8
      ΔE = 2.370 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7458 C
      #71b2c9
      ΔE = 1.534 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
    2. ★ 7458 CP
      #77b6c9
      ΔE = 2.114 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  9. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 1222T Joppa Blue
      #6cb4d1
      ΔE = 1.579 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
    2. ★ 1232T Kind Sky
      #72b2ce
      ΔE = 2.001 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  10. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Montana Sky 25-9
      #67b5ce
      ΔE = 1.601 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
  11. Olympic

    1. ★ Sail Blue A54-4
      #7cb9d1
      ΔE = 1.671 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. Harbor Sky A55-4
      #7db9cc
      ΔE = 2.440 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  12. Sto

    1. ★ 35303
      #7ab4ce
      ΔE = 1.805 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  13. Caparol

    1. ★ 39/12
      #74b4c8
      ΔE = 1.886 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. ★ 39/06
      #74bcd4
      ΔE = 2.166 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  14. Dulux

    1. ★ 70BG 40/284
      #64b3cf
      ΔE = 1.999 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
    2. 70BG 41/201
      #80b4c7
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  15. Brillux

    1. ★ 69.15.15
      #6ebbd3
      ΔE = 2.081 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. 69.12.15
      #7fbbcf
      ΔE = 2.692 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  16. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Skyscape
      #7db6c9
      ΔE = 2.130 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Building Block Blue
      #7bbdd3
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  17. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Beside the Ocean / 70BG 40/284
      #69b2c9
      ΔE = 2.166 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. Blue Note / 86BG 43/321
      #68b8d8
      ΔE = 2.353 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  18. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Harbor Sky / PPG1238-4
      #7eb6d0
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  19. Glidden

    1. ★ Harbor Sky / PPG1238-4
      #7eb6d0
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  20. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Harbor Sky / 252-4
      #7cb5d0
      ΔE = 2.239 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  21. Nature Paint

    1. ★ Damselfly
      #7ab8cb
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  22. CIL

    1. Beside the Ocean
      #67b2d0
      ΔE = 2.335 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
    2. Mayflower Blue
      #82b3c8
      ΔE = 2.598 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  23. Kelly-Moore

    1. Patch of Blue / KM3190-2
      #63b4cc
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  24. Bristol

    1. Fairhaven / P125-C4
      #65bad9
      ΔE = 2.442 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. Blue Flannel / P123-C4
      #74afc5
      ΔE = 2.557 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  25. Chrysler

    1. Turquoise Blue
      #71b4c7
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. Horizon Blue
      #76b0cb
      ΔE = 2.683 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
  26. TRUMATCH

    1. 28-d3
      #74b5c7
      ΔE = 2.638 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  27. Sikkens

    1. R2.22.66
      #7cbcd1
      ΔE = 2.659 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
  28. Tollens

    1. T2001-1
      #61b9d9
      ΔE = 2.669 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  29. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 5258
      #75bbcf
      ΔE = 2.695 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  30. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10396
      #66bcda
      ΔE = 2.700 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  31. Albany Paint

    1. Sky
      #7cbcd7
      ΔE = 2.700 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  32. Earthpaint

    1. 2-32-4 Blue Opal
      #64b5cb
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. 2-33-4 Angel Falls
      #65afca
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  33. General Paint

    1. Blue Turban / CL 2214M
      #68bdd8
      ΔE = 2.790 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  34. Colortrend

    1. 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 2.792 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  35. Diamond Vogel

    1. Epimethius / 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 2.792 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  36. Benjamin Moore

    1. Athenian Blue / 773
      #84b9d1
      ΔE = 2.831 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  37. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Entry / NP BGG 1574 T
      #5cb6d0
      ΔE = 2.841 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  38. Crown Diamond

    1. 7333-42 Popeline
      #61b4cb
      ΔE = 2.894 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  39. Tikkurila

    1. 9703
      #82b6c7
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  40. Valspar Paint

    1. Ocean Horizon X80R164D
      #7bbed6
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 45.9%

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#72b6cf HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72b6cf foreground

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #72b6cf">…</p>

#72b6cf background

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

Banksy
<p style="background-color: #72b6cf">…</p>

#72b6cf shadow

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72b6cf">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7517903
Binary
01110010, 10110110, 11001111
Hexadecimal
#72b6cf
LRV
≈ 41.5%
Closest short hex
#6bd ΔE = 3.038
RGB
rgb(114, 182, 207)
RGBA
rgba(114, 182, 207, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.227, g: 0.362, b: 0.412
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.601%, blue: 0.812%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9259313 / 0xff72b6cf
HSL
hsl(196, 49%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(196, 49%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 196° (196.129), saturation: 45% (0.449), value: 81% (0.812)
HSP
hue: 196.129, saturation: 44.928%, perceived brightness: 65.871%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 221.638, S: 62.128, L: 70.550
Cubehelix
H: -170.731, S: 0.585, L: 0.645
TSL
T: -1.807, S: 0.148, L: 0.645
CMYK
cyan: 45% (0.449), magenta: 12% (0.121), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 19% (0.188)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 29% (0.286), yellow: 19% (0.188)
XYZ
X: 34.926, Y: 41.536, Z: 65.196
xyY
x: 0.247, y: 0.293, Y: 41.536
CIELab
L: 70.550, a: -14.930, b: -19.348
CIELuv
L: 70.550, u: -31.336, v: -27.859
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 70.550, C: 24.439, H: 232.344
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 70.550, C: 41.929, H: 221.638
Hunter-Lab
L: 64.448, a: -16.052, b: -14.864
CIECAM02
J: 60.601, C: 36.389, h: 223.130, Q: 153.373, M: 31.822, s: 45.550, H: 283.070
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.143, jaune: -3.243, green: 3.455
LMS
L: 32.850, M: 46.331, S: 64.784
YCbCr
Y: 157.312, Cb: 149.039, Cr: 96.373
YCgCo
Y: 171.250, Cg: 10.750, Co: 5.250
YDbDr
Y: 164.518, Db: 63.925, Dr: 96.069
YPbPr
Y: 169.316, Pb: 20.320, Pr: -35.150
xvYCC
Y: 161.413, Cb: 145.850, Cr: 97.123
YIQ
Y: 164.518, I: -48.540, Q: -6.601
YUV
Y: 164.518, U: 20.907, V: -44.320
Munsell Color System
10B 7/6 ΔE = 4.120
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 6.721

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