Encycolorpedia

#979cae Hex Color Code

#979cae Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979cae is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979cae is comprised of 59.22% red, 61.18% green and 68.24% blue. In the HSL color space #979cae has a hue of 227° (degrees), 12% saturation and 64% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.72 nm.

Color Variations

Related Named Colors

Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #7a7f90
  2. #83889a
  3. #8d92a4
  4. #979cae
  5. #a1a6b8
  6. #abb0c3
  7. #b5bacd

Tints and Shades

#979cae to white

  1. #979cae
  2. #a8acbb
  3. #b9bcc8
  4. #caccd6
  5. #dbdde3
  6. #edeef1
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#979cae to black

  1. #979cae
  2. #7c808f
  3. #626570
  4. #4a4c54
  5. #323338
  6. #1c1d1f
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 1415 Lavender Pebble
      #979aad
      ΔE = 0.965 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. 1515 Violet Evening
      #9c99a0
      ΔE = 4.920 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  2. Dulux

    1. ★ 70BB 35/108
      #999fb2
      ΔE = 1.172 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. 30RB 36/055
      #a09da7
      ΔE = 3.979 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  3. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Luster Blue / 7193
      #9a9db1
      ΔE = 1.195 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Kings Court / 7224
      #8b9bb6
      ΔE = 4.446 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  4. Sto

    1. ★ 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 1.209 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. 34122
      #a59daa
      ΔE = 4.764 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  5. CIL

    1. ★ Approaching Night
      #9a9fb2
      ΔE = 1.217 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. Picton
      #9f9dab
      ΔE = 2.739 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  6. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 1.459 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. ★ Vol de nuit
      #98a1b4
      ΔE = 2.016 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  7. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5192T Faded Lilac
      #979aaf
      ΔE = 1.480 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. 5182T Crushed Heather
      #9d9eb7
      ΔE = 3.305 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  8. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Vesper Violet - 6542
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 1.489 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Ash Violet - 6549
      #a29baa
      ΔE = 4.011 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  9. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Everlasting Lavender
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 1.489 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Enveloping Calm
      #91a3b5
      ΔE = 4.211 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  10. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Mulberry Shadow
      #9598a9
      ΔE = 1.548 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. Rapier Steel X100R209C
      #91989f
      ΔE = 4.953 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  11. Bristol

    1. ★ Smokey Tone / P229-N5
      #959ba9
      ΔE = 1.731 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. ★ Violet Veil / P104-C5
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 2.062 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  12. Taubmans

    1. ★ Smokey Tone / T12 41.E10
      #959ba9
      ΔE = 1.731 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. ★ Violet Veil / T12 38.E10
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 2.062 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  13. Behr

    1. ★ Illusive Lilac FF84-3
      #939baa
      ΔE = 1.755 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
    2. Luxe Lilac N560-3
      #a7a3b2
      ΔE = 4.449 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  14. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Faded Lilac / NP PB 1472 T
      #9b9cb1
      ΔE = 1.822 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. ★ Blue Tip / NP N 1969 T
      #939eb0
      ΔE = 1.853 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
  15. Sikkens

    1. ★ U6.09.58
      #9aa1b4
      ΔE = 1.880 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. W3.07.55
      #9d98a9
      ΔE = 3.270 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  16. Ford

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 1.918 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. Regatta Blue
      #899db1
      ΔE = 4.362 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  17. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 2 246 / Venato 40
      #9098ac
      ΔE = 2.028 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
    2. Biscaya / Biscaya F6
      #989cb4
      ΔE = 2.388 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  18. Glidden

    1. ★ Byzantine Blue / 50BB 32/117
      #9399b0
      ΔE = 2.218 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Mineral Violet / 10RB 36/082
      #a39dae
      ΔE = 3.705 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  19. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 4894
      #9496a7
      ΔE = 2.284 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
    2. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 4.505 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  20. Brighto Paints

    1. 4-41-4 Clandestine
      #979cb4
      ΔE = 2.329 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 4-43-4 Evening Sky
      #9f9cb3
      ΔE = 3.335 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  21. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3010-R80B
      #9397a5
      ΔE = 2.459 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
    2. S 3010-R90B
      #8f98a4
      ΔE = 3.492 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  22. Olympic

    1. Purple Surf C44-4
      #9897a7
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
    2. Mystic Purple B43-4
      #9f97b1
      ΔE = 5.233 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  23. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. London Fog / 686
      #8d95aa
      ΔE = 3.133 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
  24. California Paints

    1. DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. DE 5927 - Charcoal Dust
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 4.270 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  25. Kelly-Moore

    1. Aviation / KM955-M
      #9aa2b7
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Barrymore / KM3053-2
      #a2a0b5
      ΔE = 3.312 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  26. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6152
      #939ca9
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. 6391
      #a0a2ac
      ΔE = 3.874 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  27. Crown Paint

    1. Pencil Skirt Grey
      #8e97a8
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 30.7%
    2. Blue Gravel
      #9197a0
      ΔE = 4.234 / LRV ≈ 30.7%
  28. ICI Paints

    1. Pier Pointe 50BB 39/104
      #95a1b2
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Violet Hill 70BB 39/046
      #9fa2a9
      ΔE = 4.742 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  29. Coronado Paint

    1. 7193 - Luster Blue
      #a0a2b5
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 4.565 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  30. Pantone / PMS

    1. 16-3919 TCX
      #959eb7
      ΔE = 2.872 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. 535
      #9ca1bd
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  31. GM / General Motors

    1. Starlight
      #919dab
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
    2. Slate Gray
      #8d919d
      ΔE = 4.844 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
  32. Sico

    1. 6172-52 Mozart
      #8c97aa
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 30.6%
    2. 6173-41 Old Armour
      #a2a3aa
      ΔE = 5.051 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  33. Nerolac

    1. Dark Skies - 4229
      #9ca4b7
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. Chinese Blue - 2991
      #8a9db3
      ΔE = 4.130 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  34. KILZ

    1. Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 2.965 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 3.608 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  35. Crown Diamond

    1. 7356-52 Queen
      #9095a4
      ΔE = 2.967 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
    2. 7356-41 Archduchess
      #a5a8b4
      ΔE = 5.074 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  36. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Coast Of Maine / PPG10-20
      #939da9
      ΔE = 3.087 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. Appalachian Gray 7118-1
      #9fa5b3
      ΔE = 3.604 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  37. Porter Paints

    1. Coast of Maine / ATC-66
      #949eaa
      ΔE = 3.091 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. Purple Surf / 444-5
      #9c95a9
      ΔE = 4.243 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  38. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Purplish Gray 30-24
      #9494a5
      ΔE = 3.106 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. Steel 28-22
      #8b97a1
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  39. Brillux

    1. 57.06.18
      #909ba8
      ΔE = 3.121 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. 63.06.18
      #8e99a4
      ΔE = 4.070 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
  40. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R70B
      #93a1b7
      ΔE = 3.137 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 4010-R70B
      #9099a4
      ΔE = 3.636 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  41. Resene

    1. Logan B72-022-284
      #9d9cb4
      ΔE = 3.144 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Rock Blue B72-025-255
      #93a2ba
      ΔE = 3.806 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  42. Benjamin Moore

    1. Dreamy / 1425
      #9ba2ba
      ΔE = 3.223 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. Flower Box / CSP-530
      #8791a5
      ΔE = 4.789 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  43. Levis

    1. Shady Purple A30
      #9ca5b6
      ΔE = 3.343 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Atl Matin E7
      #a3a7b1
      ΔE = 5.055 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  44. Audi

    1. Akoya Silver Metallic / 2S, 2S2S, LY7H
      #99a1ac
      ΔE = 3.413 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. Avussilber Pearl / C2, LY7J
      #9da4ab
      ΔE = 5.214 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  45. Martha Stewart Living

    1. Pale Violet B11
      #919eab
      ΔE = 3.469 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. June Iris B10
      #8b9db5
      ΔE = 4.100 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  46. Clark+Kensington

    1. Field of Lavender / 41A-3
      #a4a2b4
      ΔE = 3.561 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. Smoke and Mirrors / WNCC-27
      #9c9ca2
      ΔE = 4.747 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  47. Vista Paint

    1. Purpley Puff
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 3.675 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
    2. Barrymore
      #9a96b0
      ΔE = 4.518 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  48. Scib Paints

    1. Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 3.675 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
    2. barry more / 7192
      #9a96b0
      ΔE = 4.518 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  49. Berger

    1. Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 3.675 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
    2. barry more / 7192
      #9a96b0
      ΔE = 4.518 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  50. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 22 B 21 - Kashmir
      #9797a1
      ΔE = 3.747 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  51. AMC

    1. Marlin Silver
      #989ca4
      ΔE = 3.877 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  52. Albany Paint

    1. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 3.945 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  53. Colortrend

    1. 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 3.960 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. 1289
      #9f97ac
      ΔE = 4.373 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  54. Diamond Vogel

    1. Lavender Spectacle / 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 3.960 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Lilac Blossom / 1289
      #9f97ac
      ΔE = 4.373 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  55. Volkswagen

    1. Silver
      #959ca4
      ΔE = 4.153 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Marathon Blue
      #8498ab
      ΔE = 5.068 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  56. Fired Earth

    1. Maiden Voyage
      #9fa0a8
      ΔE = 4.229 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  57. Earthpaint

    1. 4-40-4 Far Away
      #8c91a6
      ΔE = 4.278 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
    2. 5-38-3 Pebble Walk
      #9da4ad
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  58. Tollens

    1. T2094-2
      #a29aaf
      ΔE = 4.307 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  59. Devoe Paint

    1. Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 4.317 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Elevator / 10RB 35/167
      #a199b1
      ΔE = 4.751 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  60. Dulux Australia

    1. Classic Blue / GR15
      #91969f
      ΔE = 4.331 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Aerobus / GR18
      #8d98a1
      ΔE = 4.942 / LRV ≈ 30.7%
  61. Asian Paints

    1. Senate Purple / 7192
      #9996b0
      ΔE = 4.356 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. Baby Breeze / 9136
      #9f96ab
      ΔE = 4.731 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  62. Jotun

    1. 4624 / Varm Blå
      #90969f
      ΔE = 4.445 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. 4424 / Kamelon
      #9d9ba2
      ΔE = 4.668 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  63. Crayola

    1. Manatee
      #8d90a1
      ΔE = 4.488 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
  64. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-g7
      #a1a2aa
      ΔE = 4.559 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
    2. 33-e5
      #8ea3bb
      ΔE = 5.022 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  65. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 4.565 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Software
      #8f929b
      ΔE = 5.206 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  66. Chrysler

    1. Silverstone
      #a1a7b3
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. Silver Star
      #8d99a3
      ΔE = 4.648 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  67. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 36320
      #98a1a9
      ΔE = 4.624 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. Federal Standard 36300
      #9da2a8
      ΔE = 5.119 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  68. Ralph Lauren

    1. Bellflower Blue / RLVM282
      #8699ab
      ΔE = 4.685 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  69. Humbrol

    1. 165 Medium Sea Grey
      #969da3
      ΔE = 4.965 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  70. Beckers

    1. Vattenfall 781 / S 2908-B05G
      #a7a8ba
      ΔE = 4.967 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  71. General Paint

    1. Dusk / CL 2363M
      #93a6bd
      ΔE = 5.053 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
    2. Wedgewinkle / CL 3133M
      #92999f
      ΔE = 5.223 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  72. RAL

    1. RAL 280 60 10
      #898fa0
      ΔE = 5.078 / LRV ≈ 27.5%
    2. RAL 270 60 10
      #8591a2
      ΔE = 5.243 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
  73. Flügger

    1. Those Moments (IN-763)
      #a49ea7
      ΔE = 5.130 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  74. Wattyl

    1. Prince Charming / D58W
      #9891a0
      ΔE = 5.181 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
  75. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10777
      #9da4ab
      ΔE = 5.214 / LRV ≈ 36.7%

#979cae HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979cae foreground

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="color: #979cae">…</p>

#979cae background

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

Paul Cezanne
<p style="background-color: #979cae">…</p>

#979cae shadow

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Émile Zola
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979cae">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936046
Binary
10010111, 10011100, 10101110
Hexadecimal
#979cae
LRV
≈ 33.4%
Closest short hex
#99a ΔE = 1.776
RGB
rgb(151, 156, 174)
RGBA
rgba(151, 156, 174, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.314, g: 0.324, b: 0.362
RYB
red: 59.216%, yellow: 60.826%, blue: 68.235%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6841170 / 0xff979cae
HSL
hsl(227, 12%, 64%)
HSLA
hsla(227, 12%, 64%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 227° (226.957), saturation: 13% (0.132), value: 68% (0.682)
HSP
hue: 226.957, saturation: 13.218%, perceived brightness: 61.450%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.188, S: 16.725, L: 64.493
Cubehelix
H: -134.724, S: 0.152, L: 0.614
TSL
T: -2.400, S: 0.029, L: 0.614
CMYK
cyan: 13% (0.132), magenta: 10% (0.103), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 32% (0.318)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 39% (0.388), yellow: 32% (0.318)
XYZ
X: 32.289, Y: 33.412, Z: 44.784
xyY
x: 0.292, y: 0.302, Y: 33.412
CIELab
L: 64.493, a: 1.928, b: -9.956
CIELuv
L: 64.493, u: -3.721, v: -15.137
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 64.493, C: 10.141, H: 280.959
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 64.493, C: 15.588, H: 256.188
Hunter-Lab
L: 57.803, a: -1.444, b: -5.474
CIECAM02
J: 54.847, C: 14.534, h: 263.101, Q: 145.910, M: 12.710, s: 29.514, H: 312.714
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.133, jaune: -1.809, green: 0.274
LMS
L: 30.742, M: 34.271, S: 44.592
YCbCr
Y: 150.483, Cb: 136.642, Cr: 124.527
YCoCg
Y: 159.250, Cg: -3.250, Co: 32.000
YDbDr
Y: 156.557, Db: 26.244, Dr: 10.571
YPbPr
Y: 156.231, Pb: 9.575, Pr: -3.328
xvYCC
Y: 150.175, Cb: 136.411, Cr: 125.077
YIQ
Y: 156.557, I: -8.761, Q: 4.543
YUV
Y: 156.557, U: 8.585, V: -4.875
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/4 ΔE = 2.038
Brand Color
Wii ΔE = 10.220

Random Colors

Red

Green

Blue