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#81b8dd Hex Color Code

#81b8dd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #81b8dd is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #81b8dd is comprised of 50.59% red, 72.16% green and 86.67% blue. In the HSL color space #81b8dd has a hue of 204° (degrees), 58% saturation and 69% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.5 nm.

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#81b8dd linear gradient to complementary #d2af8c

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #94b6cf
  3. #a4b5c2
  4. #b2b4b5
  5. #beb2a7
  6. #c8b19a
  7. #d2af8c

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5e96ba
  2. #6aa1c5
  3. #75add1
  4. #81b8dd
  5. #8dc4e9
  6. #98cff5
  7. #a4dbff

Tones

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #8bb6d5
  3. #94b5ce
  4. #9bb3c6
  5. #a2b2be
  6. #a9b0b7
  7. #afafaf

Tints and Shades

#81b8dd to white

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #98c4e3
  3. #adcfe8
  4. #c2dbee
  5. #d7e7f4
  6. #ebf3f9
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#81b8dd to black

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #6b97b4
  3. #56778d
  4. #415868
  5. #2d3b45
  6. #1a2025
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 6230 Blue Heaven
      #7db7db
      ΔE = 0.931 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. 1-34-4 Dresden Blue
      #7cc1e9
      ΔE = 3.310 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
  2. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Favorite Memory / 36D-2
      #81bbe1
      ΔE = 1.064 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. ★ Island View / 36C-4
      #84b6d7
      ΔE = 1.296 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  3. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Autumn Sky
      #81b6dd
      ΔE = 1.102 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. Summer Splash
      #7fc4f1
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #82b5d8
      ΔE = 1.152 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Cambridge Blue
      #91b9d8
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  5. Behr

    1. ★ Enchanting 560B-4
      #82bae2
      ΔE = 1.208 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Bluebird PPU15-12
      #89b1d8
      ΔE = 3.633 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2141 CP
      #85b8df
      ΔE = 1.250 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
    2. ★ P 112-4 U
      #86bae1
      ΔE = 1.413 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  7. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10422
      #85b6d7
      ΔE = 1.301 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. CF10425
      #88afcf
      ΔE = 3.579 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
  8. Sikkens

    1. ★ S5.24.64
      #84b9d9
      ΔE = 1.626 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
    2. S4.26.64
      #76b5d8
      ΔE = 2.369 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  9. Reaper Master

    1. ★ Sky Blue (9018)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  10. Vallejo Model Color

    1. ★ Sky Blue (961)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  11. Vallejo Game Color

    1. ★ Electric Blue (023)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  12. Old Citadel

    1. ★ Lightning Bolt Blue
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  13. Rackham

    1. ★ Sacred Blue (8)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  14. General Paint

    1. ★ Jewelled Inlet / CL 2283M
      #7bb4dc
      ΔE = 1.738 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Pacifika / CL 2304W
      #8ab6d2
      ΔE = 2.657 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  15. Krylon

    1. ★ Peek A Boo Blue
      #88b8d7
      ΔE = 1.754 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  16. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Heartland 151-4
      #7abce3
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Viva La Bleu / PPG1242-3
      #97bee2
      ΔE = 4.106 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  17. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Heartland / 151-4
      #7abce3
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Sail Blue / 251-4
      #7cb5d5
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  18. Berger

    1. ★ Gaugin's Blue / 7344
      #87b4d4
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Lupe's Lake / 7361
      #86c3e4
      ΔE = 4.212 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  19. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Gaugin's Blue / 7344
      #87b4d4
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. ★ Cascade Blue / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  20. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.961 #67
      #8cbadf
      ΔE = 2.006 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  21. AMC

    1. ★ Lakeshore Blue
      #88b7d5
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Wedgewood Blue
      #9fb8d2
      ΔE = 5.208 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  22. Chrysler

    1. ★ Blue
      #88b7d5
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Blue
      #8dafd3
      ΔE = 4.399 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  23. Homebase

    1. ★ Marina Blue
      #74b5df
      ΔE = 2.138 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. Marina Blue
      #71b4de
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  24. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Cascade Blue
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
    2. Make a Splash
      #98c2df
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  25. Bristol

    1. ★ Summer Flower / P108-C3
      #8bb6db
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
    2. Blue Emotion / P113-C4
      #83bdda
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  26. Taubmans

    1. ★ Summer Flower / T12 39.E3
      #8bb6db
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
    2. Festival Blue / T66-5
      #8eb4c9
      ΔE = 4.822 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
  27. Brillux

    1. 63.15.15
      #83b9d7
      ΔE = 2.400 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. 63.18.15
      #6db9e1
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  28. Asian Paints

    1. Blue Curacao / 7360
      #7bb6d6
      ΔE = 2.458 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Icy Chill / 9216
      #71b5d8
      ΔE = 3.106 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  29. Martha Stewart Living

    1. Morning Glory C22
      #8fb6d5
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  30. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Beyond - 6961
      #91b8d9
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. Celestial - 6808
      #97b3d0
      ΔE = 4.453 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  31. Tollens

    1. T2014-3
      #78b5d6
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
    2. T2012-4
      #81aed1
      ΔE = 3.562 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  32. Nerolac

    1. Glass Blue - 4245
      #91b8db
      ΔE = 2.772 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Twinkling Eyes - 4271
      #83bfdf
      ΔE = 3.221 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
  33. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 5292
      #7fb0d4
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. 6058
      #90b2d2
      ΔE = 3.572 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  34. Disney

    1. 3C-40-3 Cinderellas Ball Gown
      #8bbedd
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. 3C-50-3 Fairy Godmother
      #7ab0d1
      ΔE = 3.254 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  35. Levis

    1. Clear Blue C40
      #87b1d5
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Shady Blue C40
      #98b6cb
      ΔE = 4.968 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  36. Dulux

    1. 10BB 43/206
      #8db4d0
      ΔE = 2.996 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. 36BB 46/231
      #94b7db
      ΔE = 3.664 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  37. Dutch Boy

    1. Sailor's Delight
      #92bddd
      ΔE = 3.001 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. Goodwill To Men
      #94b3c9
      ΔE = 4.761 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  38. CIL

    1. Horizon Blue
      #8eb3d1
      ΔE = 3.045 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
    2. Toronto Jays
      #80b0d8
      ΔE = 3.224 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  39. Olympic

    1. It's A Boy A48-3
      #8ec0e5
      ΔE = 3.281 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Velvet Morning B48-3
      #95b1d3
      ΔE = 4.927 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  40. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2030-R90B
      #8cb5cf
      ΔE = 3.295 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. Cool Blue / S 2030-R80B
      #91b0d3
      ΔE = 4.600 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  41. Ford

    1. Light Blue
      #85b9d4
      ΔE = 3.312 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. Light Blue
      #87abcb
      ΔE = 4.913 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  42. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 35450
      #92b6d1
      ΔE = 3.325 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. Federal Standard 15450
      #97bcd5
      ΔE = 4.218 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  43. Glidden

    1. Xavier Blue / PPG1240-4
      #6ab4e0
      ΔE = 3.333 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. Horizon Blue / 10BB 43/206
      #92b2d4
      ΔE = 4.074 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  44. Crown Diamond

    1. 7329-41 Heavenly
      #8ebfdd
      ΔE = 3.386 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
    2. 7327-31 Jasper Blue
      #98b9da
      ΔE = 3.922 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  45. TRUMATCH

    1. 33-d2
      #8bb1d5
      ΔE = 3.443 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
    2. 31-c
      #5fb6e6
      ΔE = 4.421 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  46. British Standard

    1. BS381 172 - Pale roundel blue
      #93b5d1
      ΔE = 3.448 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
  47. Resene

    1. Malibu B76-074-233
      #66b7e1
      ΔE = 3.565 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. Oxymoron B81-044-248
      #9cbfe3
      ΔE = 5.093 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  48. Colortrend

    1. 0638
      #8fc0e7
      ΔE = 3.605 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. 0645
      #93b3ce
      ΔE = 3.899 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  49. Caparol

    1. 80 7 240 / Pacific 80
      #94b4d0
      ΔE = 3.763 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
    2. 40/11
      #88c0dc
      ΔE = 4.240 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  50. Cloverdale Paint

    1. City Of Alantis / 7328
      #6bb1dd
      ΔE = 3.797 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
    2. Prince Charming / 7248
      #99bae0
      ΔE = 4.776 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  51. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Astral / 703
      #8ec2e7
      ΔE = 3.819 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. Sanctuary Spa / 341
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 4.696 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  52. California Paints

    1. DE 5856 - Swim Team
      #8ec2e7
      ΔE = 3.819 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. DE 5843 - Sanctuary Spa
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 4.696 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  53. Caran d'Ache

    1. 171 Turquoise Blue
      #68b3e1
      ΔE = 3.823 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
    2. 161 Light Blue
      #59b9ea
      ΔE = 4.952 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  54. Diamond Vogel

    1. Calm Tint / 0645
      #93b3ce
      ΔE = 3.899 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. Mountain Main / 0652
      #95bbd2
      ΔE = 4.444 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
  55. Laura Ashley

    1. 44-16 Posey Blue
      #80bcd8
      ΔE = 3.906 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. 1403 Chambray 3
      #99bbd4
      ΔE = 4.318 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  56. Duron

    1. Regale Blue
      #8dbce8
      ΔE = 3.908 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. Respite
      #99b8d5
      ΔE = 4.032 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  57. Tikkurila

    1. V355
      #97b8d2
      ΔE = 3.911 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. H431
      #97b9d2
      ΔE = 4.041 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  58. Wattyl

    1. Phantom Lakes / E23W
      #7eadd2
      ΔE = 3.916 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. Paradise Bay / E34W
      #83b8d1
      ΔE = 4.135 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  59. New Look

    1. Pop Culture / E22-03
      #7eadd2
      ΔE = 3.916 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. Mister Max / C18-09
      #91bed6
      ΔE = 4.585 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  60. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1030-R90B
      #93bbe3
      ΔE = 3.928 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
    2. S 1040-B
      #5eb3db
      ΔE = 4.943 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  61. ICI Paints

    1. Peninsula Blue 90BG 50/197
      #8ebcd5
      ΔE = 3.967 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 5.216 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  62. Nippon Paint

    1. Memories / NP PB 1517 P
      #93b6dc
      ΔE = 3.973 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. Blue Rhythm / NP PB 1528 P
      #99c1e4
      ΔE = 4.715 / LRV ≈ 50.5%
  63. Rodda Paint

    1. Gaugins Blue 7344
      #86bad3
      ΔE = 4.079 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 5.048 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  64. Peintures MF

    1. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 4.112 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Ombre du soir
      #70b1d1
      ΔE = 4.363 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  65. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 431
      #8fc2e1
      ΔE = 4.114 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. 1232T Kind Sky
      #72b2ce
      ΔE = 5.126 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  66. Earthpaint

    1. 1-35-4 Celestial
      #6faed6
      ΔE = 4.115 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. 2-36-3 Sailing
      #9ab6cf
      ΔE = 4.595 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  67. Focoltone

    1. 1052
      #83b2cb
      ΔE = 4.227 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
    2. 1063
      #88b2df
      ΔE = 4.627 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  68. Devoe Paint

    1. Elise / 36BB 46/231
      #99b6d3
      ΔE = 4.265 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. Blue Note / 86BG 43/321
      #68b8d8
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  69. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Simple Blue 27-6
      #93b1ce
      ΔE = 4.278 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. Colonel's Lady 26-11
      #75abd5
      ΔE = 4.968 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  70. Kelly-Moore

    1. City of Atlantis / KM3133-2
      #7db2e2
      ΔE = 4.339 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
    2. Far Horizons / KM3117-2
      #92aeca
      ΔE = 5.025 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  71. Dupont

    1. CAS515
      #72b4d2
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  72. Flügger

    1. Modernisme: Blå (No.30)
      #92b2ca
      ΔE = 4.397 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  73. Jedynka

    1. Azúrkék Ég
      #9bbdd9
      ΔE = 4.411 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  74. Plascon

    1. Twin Crystal B3-D2-3
      #9cbcd8
      ΔE = 4.505 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. Winter Haven B2-E2-3
      #88acc8
      ΔE = 4.819 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  75. Benjamin Moore

    1. Athenian Blue / 773
      #84b9d1
      ΔE = 4.506 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. Blue Jean / 2062-50
      #88b6cc
      ΔE = 4.732 / LRV ≈ 43.0%
  76. KILZ

    1. Azure Pool / C782
      #65b0d7
      ΔE = 4.645 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
    2. Calm Spring / C852
      #76afcb
      ΔE = 4.983 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  77. Sto

    1. 35303
      #7ab4ce
      ΔE = 4.675 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  78. Albany Paint

    1. Sky
      #7cbcd7
      ΔE = 4.699 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  79. Coronado Paint

    1. 7248 - Prince Charming
      #8fb0d8
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
    2. 7360 - Cascade Blue
      #74b8d3
      ΔE = 5.208 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  80. Kansai Paint

    1. Ravi Blue
      #84aec6
      ΔE = 5.070 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  81. Habitat

    1. Sky
      #9dc1e0
      ΔE = 5.124 / LRV ≈ 50.7%
  82. Volkswagen

    1. Whisper Blue
      #86abc6
      ΔE = 5.196 / LRV ≈ 38.3%

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#81b8dd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#81b8dd foreground

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau
<p style="color: #81b8dd">…</p>

#81b8dd background

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="background-color: #81b8dd">…</p>

#81b8dd shadow

Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

Claude Monet
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #81b8dd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8501469
Binary
10000001, 10111000, 11011101
Hexadecimal
#81b8dd
LRV
≈ 44.2%
Closest short hex
#8bd ΔE = 1.524
RGB
rgb(129, 184, 221)
RGBA
rgba(129, 184, 221, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.242, g: 0.345, b: 0.414
RYB
red: 50.588%, yellow: 64.087%, blue: 86.667%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8275747 / 0xff81b8dd
HSL
hsl(204, 58%, 69%)
HSLA
hsla(204, 58%, 69%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 204° (204.130), saturation: 42% (0.416), value: 87% (0.867)
HSP
hue: 204.130, saturation: 41.629%, perceived brightness: 68.394%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 234.095, S: 54.543, L: 72.339
Cubehelix
H: -161.014, S: 0.592, L: 0.673
TSL
T: -2.026, S: 0.124, L: 0.674
CMYK
cyan: 42% (0.416), magenta: 17% (0.167), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 13% (0.133)
CMY
cyan: 49% (0.494), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 13% (0.133)
XYZ
X: 39.240, Y: 44.166, Z: 74.850
xyY
x: 0.248, y: 0.279, Y: 44.166
CIELab
L: 72.339, a: -8.465, b: -24.202
CIELuv
L: 72.339, u: -26.694, v: -36.870
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 72.339, C: 25.640, H: 250.721
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 72.339, C: 45.519, H: 234.095
Hunter-Lab
L: 66.458, a: -10.904, b: -20.257
CIECAM02
J: 62.886, C: 37.000, h: 235.582, Q: 156.239, M: 32.356, s: 45.507, H: 297.775
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.175, jaune: -4.125, green: 2.715
LMS
L: 35.574, M: 47.819, S: 74.326
YCbCr
Y: 163.547, Cb: 152.383, Cr: 101.228
YCoCg
Y: 179.500, Cg: 4.500, Co: 9.250
YDbDr
Y: 171.773, Db: 74.071, Dr: 81.344
YPbPr
Y: 174.949, Pb: 24.825, Pr: -29.202
xvYCC
Y: 166.250, Cb: 149.807, Cr: 102.348
YIQ
Y: 171.773, I: -44.651, Q: -0.118
YUV
Y: 171.773, U: 24.226, V: -37.525
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 2.905
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 5.890

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