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#9ca6bd Hex Color Code

#9ca6bd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #9ca6bd is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #9ca6bd is comprised of 61.18% red, 65.1% green and 74.12% blue. In the HSL color space #9ca6bd has a hue of 222° (degrees), 20% saturation and 68% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.32 nm.

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#9ca6bd linear gradient to complementary #bab49f

  1. #9ca6bd
  2. #a2a8b8
  3. #a7abb3
  4. #acadae
  5. #b1afa9
  6. #b6b2a4
  7. #bab49f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #7d879d
  2. #8791a7
  3. #919bb2
  4. #9ca6bd
  5. #a7b1c8
  6. #b1bbd3
  7. #bcc6de

Tints and Shades

#9ca6bd to white

  1. #9ca6bd
  2. #acb4c8
  3. #bcc3d3
  4. #cdd2de
  5. #dde1e9
  6. #eef0f4
  7. #ffffff

#9ca6bd to black

  1. #9ca6bd
  2. #80889b
  3. #656b7a
  4. #4c505a
  5. #34363d
  6. #1d1e21
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Glidden

    1. ★ Contemplative Blue / 30BB 39/122
      #9ba6bd
      ΔE = 0.294 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. ★ Frosted Blueberry / 50BB 39/146
      #9ca6c2
      ΔE = 1.802 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  2. ICI Paints

    1. ★ New Age Blue 70BB 43/127
      #a0a8bf
      ΔE = 1.061 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
    2. ★ 4228 Fairy Dust 70BB 44/144
      #9fa8c2
      ΔE = 1.469 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  3. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-e4
      #9fa6bf
      ΔE = 1.252 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  4. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  5. Berger

    1. ★ Purpley Puff / 7232
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  6. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Purpley Puff
      #9ea6b9
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  7. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Norfolk Gray
      #9ba9bf
      ΔE = 1.505 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. Blue
      #91a5bd
      ΔE = 2.884 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  8. Duron

    1. ★ Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 1.584 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  9. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 1.584 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. 7232 - Purpley Puff
      #98a4b4
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  10. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Aviation / KM955-M
      #9aa2b7
      ΔE = 1.622 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  11. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Palace Walls R183D
      #9da4b7
      ΔE = 1.642 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  12. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Wisteria Blossom
      #96a4be
      ΔE = 1.675 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
    2. ★ Coldwater
      #97a6ba
      ΔE = 2.053 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 1.735 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R70B
      #93a1b7
      ΔE = 2.529 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  14. Taubmans

    1. ★ Appaloosa Grey / T144-5
      #9ea4b7
      ΔE = 1.745 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Easter Egg / T10 39E-1
      #97abc2
      ΔE = 2.995 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  15. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Ceremonial Blue / 50BB 39/188
      #97a7c1
      ΔE = 1.758 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  16. CIL

    1. ★ Pier Pointe
      #9da6b8
      ΔE = 1.771 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. Approaching Night
      #9a9fb2
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  17. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10454
      #9ca7c3
      ΔE = 1.810 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  18. Sto

    1. ★ 34421
      #98a2b6
      ΔE = 1.910 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 2.926 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  19. Levis

    1. ★ Shady Purple A30
      #9ca5b6
      ΔE = 2.179 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  20. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 4-38-3 Pluto
      #9ca6b7
      ΔE = 2.193 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  21. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6112
      #97a9c2
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. 6111
      #a0adc5
      ΔE = 2.554 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  22. Caparol

    1. ★ 75 3 240 / Pacific 20
      #98a8bc
      ΔE = 2.265 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
    2. 2453
      #94a4b8
      ΔE = 2.578 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  23. Resene

    1. ★ Rock Blue B72-025-255
      #93a2ba
      ΔE = 2.283 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
    2. Smokescreen B72-025-256
      #93a2b7
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  24. Behr

    1. ★ Hydrangea Blossom ICC-55
      #9ba6b7
      ΔE = 2.294 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. 590F-4 Cloudberry
      #91a0b7
      ΔE = 2.964 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  25. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Lilac Time / PPG1168-4
      #a4abbf
      ΔE = 2.362 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  26. Porter Paints

    1. Lilac Time / 446-4
      #a4abbf
      ΔE = 2.362 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  27. Sikkens

    1. U0.10.60
      #9aa4b5
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  28. Tollens

    1. T2008-2
      #96a6c3
      ΔE = 2.424 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.921 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  29. Benjamin Moore

    1. Harlequin Blue / 830
      #94a7bf
      ΔE = 2.432 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  30. Peintures MF

    1. Pierre de la liberté
      #97a1b4
      ΔE = 2.449 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  31. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 2.575 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  32. General Paint

    1. Dusk / CL 2363M
      #93a6bd
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
    2. Purpura / CL 2414M
      #a5aac5
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  33. Ford

    1. Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 2.616 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  34. Pantone / PMS

    1. P 111-10 C
      #93a7c0
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
    2. P 108-2 U
      #939fb7
      ΔE = 2.811 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  35. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Solitude - 6535
      #99a7b8
      ΔE = 2.749 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. Vesper Violet - 6542
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 2.822 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  36. Beckers

    1. Storm 761 / S 2612-B08G
      #a6a9c2
      ΔE = 2.816 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
  37. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 5194T Purple Haze
      #92a0ba
      ΔE = 2.822 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  38. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Blue Star 28-7
      #a2aec5
      ΔE = 2.887 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  39. Dulux

    1. 70BB 35/108
      #999fb2
      ΔE = 2.937 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Imperial Mauve 2
      #979fb2
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  40. Brighto Paints

    1. 4-40-4 Far Away
      #959eb5
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 34.2%

#9ca6bd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#9ca6bd foreground

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="color: #9ca6bd">…</p>

#9ca6bd background

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="background-color: #9ca6bd">…</p>

#9ca6bd shadow

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #9ca6bd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10266301
Binary
10011100, 10100110, 10111101
Hexadecimal
#9ca6bd
LRV
≈ 38.0%
Closest short hex
#9ab ΔE = 3.582
RGB
rgb(156, 166, 189)
RGBA
rgba(156, 166, 189, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.305, g: 0.325, b: 0.370
RYB
red: 0.612%, yellow: 0.642%, blue: 0.741%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6510915 / 0xff9ca6bd
HSL
hsl(222, 20%, 68%)
HSLA
hsla(222, 20%, 68%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 222° (221.818), saturation: 17% (0.175), value: 74% (0.741)
HSP
hue: 221.818, saturation: 17.460%, perceived brightness: 65.060%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 251.733, S: 24.573, L: 68.031
Cubehelix
H: -140.103, S: 0.218, L: 0.649
TSL
T: -2.179, S: 0.039, L: 0.650
CMYK
cyan: 17% (0.175), magenta: 12% (0.122), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 26% (0.259)
CMY
cyan: 39% (0.388), magenta: 35% (0.349), yellow: 26% (0.259)
XYZ
X: 36.530, Y: 38.014, Z: 53.547
xyY
x: 0.285, y: 0.297, Y: 38.014
CIELab
L: 68.031, a: 1.327, b: -12.985
CIELuv
L: 68.031, u: -6.569, v: -19.900
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.031, C: 13.053, H: 275.836
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.031, C: 20.956, H: 251.733
Hunter-Lab
L: 61.655, a: -2.139, b: -8.334
CIECAM02
J: 58.757, C: 18.529, h: 258.049, Q: 151.022, M: 16.203, s: 32.755, H: 310.075
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.144, jaune: -2.315, green: 0.509
LMS
L: 34.404, M: 39.153, S: 53.285
YCbCr
Y: 158.278, Cb: 139.577, Cr: 121.977
YCgCo
Y: 169.250, Cg: -3.250, Co: 30.750
YDbDr
Y: 165.632, Db: 35.159, Dr: 18.321
YPbPr
Y: 165.526, Pb: 12.650, Pr: -6.058
xvYCC
Y: 158.158, Cb: 139.112, Cr: 122.678
YIQ
Y: 165.632, I: -13.346, Q: 5.042
YUV
Y: 165.632, U: 11.501, V: -8.450
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/4 ΔE = 4.071
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 11.731

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