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#979fb4 Hex Color Code

#979fb4 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979fb4 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979fb4 is comprised of 59.22% red, 62.35% green and 70.59% blue. In the HSL color space #979fb4 has a hue of 223° (degrees), 16% saturation and 65% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.58 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#979fb4 linear gradient to complementary #b1ac9a

  1. #979fb4
  2. #9ca1b0
  3. #a0a3ab
  4. #a5a5a7
  5. #a9a8a3
  6. #adaa9e
  7. #b1ac9a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #798195
  2. #838b9f
  3. #8d95aa
  4. #979fb4
  5. #a1a9be
  6. #abb4c9
  7. #b6bed4

Tints and Shades

#979fb4 to white

  1. #979fb4
  2. #a8aec0
  3. #b9becd
  4. #caced9
  5. #dcdee6
  6. #edeef2
  7. #ffffff

#979fb4 to black

  1. #979fb4
  2. #7c8393
  3. #626774
  4. #4a4d56
  5. #32343a
  6. #1c1d20
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 0.374 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. ★ Vol de nuit
      #98a1b4
      ΔE = 1.065 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  2. Dulux

    1. ★ Imperial Mauve 2
      #979fb2
      ΔE = 0.748 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. ★ 70BB 35/108
      #999fb2
      ΔE = 0.871 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  3. Sto

    1. ★ 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 0.748 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ 34421
      #98a2b6
      ΔE = 1.222 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  4. Ford

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 0.772 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. ★ Light Denim
      #989eb0
      ΔE = 1.202 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  5. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-40-4 Far Away
      #959eb5
      ΔE = 0.849 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. ★ 4-39-4 Violet Illusion
      #8f9bb3
      ΔE = 2.253 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  6. CIL

    1. ★ Approaching Night
      #9a9fb2
      ΔE = 1.076 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. Pier Pointe
      #9da6b8
      ΔE = 2.763 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
  7. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Aviation / KM955-M
      #9aa2b7
      ΔE = 1.128 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  8. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Vesper Violet - 6542
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 1.164 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  9. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Everlasting Lavender
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 1.164 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Coldwater
      #97a6ba
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  10. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 15-3912 TCX
      #9a9eb3
      ΔE = 1.198 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. ★ 2107 CP
      #9ea3b7
      ΔE = 1.931 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  11. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Luster Blue / 7193
      #9a9db1
      ΔE = 1.543 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. ★ Barrymore / 7192
      #9b9db1
      ΔE = 1.820 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  12. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Blue Tip / NP N 1969 T
      #939eb0
      ΔE = 1.718 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
    2. ★ Faded Lilac / NP PB 1472 T
      #9b9cb1
      ΔE = 2.193 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3020-R70B
      #93a1b7
      ΔE = 1.725 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 1.899 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  14. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Dreamy / 1425
      #9ba2ba
      ΔE = 1.746 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
  15. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 313
      #969cad
      ΔE = 1.845 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
    2. ★ 5194T Purple Haze
      #92a0ba
      ΔE = 2.258 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  16. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.09.18
      #929aaf
      ΔE = 1.888 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  17. Caparol

    1. ★ 4442
      #9ca4b8
      ΔE = 1.891 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
    2. 2453
      #94a4b8
      ΔE = 2.740 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  18. Behr

    1. ★ 590F-4 Cloudberry
      #91a0b7
      ΔE = 1.986 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. 620D-4 Veranda Iris
      #989eba
      ΔE = 2.745 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Twilight Fever
      #929ab1
      ΔE = 1.987 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Peri Wink R182C
      #9197ad
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
  20. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-e5
      #959bb4
      ΔE = 2.110 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  21. Resene

    1. ★ Smokescreen B72-025-256
      #93a2b7
      ΔE = 2.114 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. ★ Rock Blue B72-025-255
      #93a2ba
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  22. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Pier Pointe 50BB 39/104
      #95a1b2
      ΔE = 2.151 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. 4227 Approaching Night 70BB 35/108
      #9198ac
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  23. KILZ

    1. ★ Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 2.164 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. ★ Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.202 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  24. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 1415 Lavender Pebble
      #979aad
      ΔE = 2.211 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  25. Glidden

    1. Byzantine Blue / 50BB 32/117
      #9399b0
      ΔE = 2.312 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Enchanted Evening Blue / 10BB 34/103
      #909eaf
      ΔE = 2.745 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  26. Sikkens

    1. U0.10.60
      #9aa4b5
      ΔE = 2.379 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  27. Coronado Paint

    1. 7193 - Luster Blue
      #a0a2b5
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.877 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  28. General Paint

    1. Baalbek / CL 2404M
      #a0a0b3
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  29. Levis

    1. Shady Purple A30
      #9ca5b6
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  30. Devoe Paint

    1. Bangor Blue / 50BB 33/164
      #8d9ab0
      ΔE = 2.645 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  31. Taubmans

    1. Streets Of Venice / T12 40.E10
      #96a1b0
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Smokey Tone / T12 41.E10
      #959ba9
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  32. Clark+Kensington

    1. Silver Rose / 40A-3
      #a0a0b6
      ΔE = 2.677 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  33. Berger

    1. Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  34. Vista Paint

    1. Purpley Puff
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  35. Scib Paints

    1. Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  36. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Geneva Blue 28-8
      #8e9bb5
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  37. California Paints

    1. DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.868 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  38. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.868 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  39. Albany Paint

    1. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 2.869 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  40. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.877 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  41. Earthpaint

    1. 4-38-3 Pluto
      #9ca6b7
      ΔE = 2.943 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  42. Tollens

    1. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.962 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  43. Bristol

    1. Smokey Tone / P229-N5
      #959ba9
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 32.7%

#979fb4 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979fb4 foreground

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.

Albrecht Durer
<p style="color: #979fb4">…</p>

#979fb4 background

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="background-color: #979fb4">…</p>

#979fb4 shadow

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979fb4">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936820
Binary
10010111, 10011111, 10110100
Hexadecimal
#979fb4
LRV
≈ 34.7%
Closest short hex
#99a ΔE = 3.308
RGB
rgb(151, 159, 180)
RGBA
rgba(151, 159, 180, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.308, g: 0.324, b: 0.367
RYB
red: 0.592%, yellow: 0.617%, blue: 0.706%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6840396 / 0xff979fb4
HSL
hsl(223, 16%, 65%)
HSLA
hsla(223, 16%, 65%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 223° (223.448), saturation: 16% (0.161), value: 71% (0.706)
HSP
hue: 223.448, saturation: 16.111%, perceived brightness: 62.439%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.190, S: 20.547, L: 65.491
Cubehelix
H: -138.351, S: 0.188, L: 0.623
TSL
T: -2.248, S: 0.036, L: 0.624
CMYK
cyan: 16% (0.161), magenta: 12% (0.117), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 29% (0.294)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 38% (0.376), yellow: 29% (0.294)
XYZ
X: 33.397, Y: 34.670, Z: 48.104
xyY
x: 0.287, y: 0.298, Y: 34.670
CIELab
L: 65.491, a: 1.570, b: -11.822
CIELuv
L: 65.491, u: -5.439, v: -18.003
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.491, C: 11.926, H: 277.564
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.491, C: 18.807, H: 253.190
Hunter-Lab
L: 58.882, a: -1.800, b: -7.220
CIECAM02
J: 55.903, C: 17.006, h: 259.770, Q: 147.308, M: 14.872, s: 31.774, H: 310.966
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.141, jaune: -2.118, green: 0.413
LMS
L: 31.556, M: 35.648, S: 47.877
YCbCr
Y: 152.583, Cb: 138.403, Cr: 122.997
YCgCo
Y: 162.250, Cg: -3.250, Co: 30.500
YDbDr
Y: 159.002, Db: 31.593, Dr: 15.221
YPbPr
Y: 158.808, Pb: 11.420, Pr: -4.966
xvYCC
Y: 152.388, Cb: 138.032, Cr: 123.638
YIQ
Y: 159.002, I: -11.512, Q: 4.842
YUV
Y: 159.002, U: 10.335, V: -7.020
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/4 ΔE = 1.698
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 11.927

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