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#9cb8c6 Hex Color Code

#9cb8c6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #9cb8c6 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #9cb8c6 is comprised of 61.18% red, 72.16% green and 77.65% blue. In the HSL color space #9cb8c6 has a hue of 200° (degrees), 27% saturation and 69% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 484.16 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#9cb8c6 linear gradient to complementary #c5ac9d

  1. #9cb8c6
  2. #a4b6bf
  3. #acb4b8
  4. #b3b2b1
  5. #b9b0ab
  6. #bfaea4
  7. #c5ac9d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #7a96a3
  2. #85a1af
  3. #91acba
  4. #9cb8c6
  5. #a8c4d2
  6. #b3d0de
  7. #bfdcea

Tints and Shades

#9cb8c6 to white

  1. #9cb8c6
  2. #acc4cf
  3. #bdcfd9
  4. #cddbe2
  5. #dee7ec
  6. #eef3f5
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#9cb8c6 to black

  1. #9cb8c6
  2. #8097a2
  3. #65777f
  4. #4c585e
  5. #343b3f
  6. #1d2022
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Ford

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #9ab9c7
      ΔE = 0.735 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Pastel Academy Blue
      #9ec0d0
      ΔE = 2.932 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  2. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Waterproof
      #9bb6c3
      ΔE = 0.810 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. ★ Wild Blue Yonder
      #9bb7c2
      ΔE = 1.391 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
  3. Humbrol

    1. ★ 127 Us Ghost Grey
      #9cb6c3
      ΔE = 0.820 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
  4. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 9727
      #a0bac7
      ΔE = 0.996 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. V435
      #a0b3c2
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  5. Sikkens

    1. ★ R6.14.65
      #98b8c5
      ΔE = 1.207 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
    2. ★ S0.15.65
      #92b4c4
      ΔE = 2.283 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  6. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.09.15
      #9eb6c5
      ΔE = 1.283 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. ★ 66.09.15
      #9cb5c0
      ΔE = 1.600 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
  7. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 4-35-3 Windswept
      #9db5c3
      ΔE = 1.289 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. ★ 3-36-3 Blue Buff
      #a4bbca
      ΔE = 2.054 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  8. Peintures MF

    1. ★ CD360-2
      #9fb6c4
      ΔE = 1.297 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. ★ DD405-2
      #95b4c5
      ΔE = 2.024 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
  9. Dulux

    1. ★ 70BG 44/129
      #97b6c3
      ΔE = 1.355 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. ★ Amazon Beat 4
      #a0bbcd
      ΔE = 2.203 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
  10. Mylands of London

    1. ★ Vista Blue
      #9db5c1
      ΔE = 1.382 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  11. Glidden

    1. ★ Soft Rococo Blue / 70BG 44/129
      #99b6c7
      ΔE = 1.428 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. ★ Always Blue / PPG1156-3
      #a2bacb
      ΔE = 2.155 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  12. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 1245P Blue Steam
      #9cbbc7
      ΔE = 1.556 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. ★ 441
      #99b3c1
      ΔE = 1.776 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  13. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Respite - 6514
      #97b4c3
      ΔE = 1.571 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
    2. French Moire - 9056
      #9fbbc3
      ΔE = 2.827 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  14. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Blueberry Slush 27-28
      #a3b9c6
      ΔE = 1.584 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
    2. Pale Cadet 26-25
      #a2b9c1
      ΔE = 2.584 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  15. Caparol

    1. ★ 2422
      #98b4c4
      ΔE = 1.665 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. 81 5 214 / Aquamarin 40
      #98b8cc
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  16. Graham & Brown

    1. ★ Rules the Waves
      #9fbbc6
      ΔE = 1.668 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  17. Sto

    1. ★ 35334
      #9db4c0
      ΔE = 1.712 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. 35323
      #a2bbc3
      ΔE = 2.764 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
  18. Alcro

    1. ★ Storsjo
      #9cb8ca
      ΔE = 1.713 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  19. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7695 CP
      #94b6c5
      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
    2. ★ P 117-10 U
      #a0bccc
      ΔE = 1.742 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  20. Tollens

    1. ★ T2013-6
      #97b8c4
      ΔE = 1.733 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  21. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Daydream
      #a0b5c2
      ΔE = 1.766 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  22. 1829

    1. ★ Pompadour
      #9ab3c0
      ΔE = 1.810 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  23. Duron

    1. ★ Meditative
      #9eb4c2
      ΔE = 1.831 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
    2. ★ Powder Blue
      #9bb6c9
      ΔE = 2.293 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  24. Levis

    1. ★ Subtle Indigo
      #97b4c5
      ΔE = 1.913 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. Shady Blue C40
      #98b6cb
      ΔE = 2.927 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  25. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 5-4 Vintage Blue
      #a2bac4
      ΔE = 1.920 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. 41-4 Awning Stripe
      #a7bdca
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  26. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Grand Bay / 8273
      #9fb4c1
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. ★ Tropical Sea / 7416
      #93b6c3
      ΔE = 2.204 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  27. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7322-31 Lucky Star
      #97bacc
      ΔE = 1.970 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
    2. 7320-41 Impetuous Blue
      #93b8c4
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
  28. Colortrend

    1. ★ Grey Door
      #a2b7c1
      ΔE = 1.993 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. 0504
      #a1b3be
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  29. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Anchors Away / 887
      #9ebbcd
      ΔE = 1.994 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. Overcast Sky / 988
      #a7b8c4
      ΔE = 2.704 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  30. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5814 - Anchors Away
      #9ebbcd
      ΔE = 1.994 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. DE 5793 - Frozen Tundra
      #a3bfcb
      ΔE = 2.660 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
  31. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Sofia's Eyes / 36B-3
      #a2bdcc
      ΔE = 2.004 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Rippling Brook / 37C-4
      #9fbccf
      ΔE = 2.558 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  32. Audi

    1. ★ Liquidblau Metallic / LY5J, Q1
      #a2bbc5
      ΔE = 2.049 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  33. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Marlboro Blue / HC-153
      #96bac7
      ΔE = 2.066 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Sheer Romance / 837
      #9bb5c8
      ΔE = 2.494 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  34. Behr

    1. ★ 550E-3 Viking
      #a0becc
      ΔE = 2.120 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. Porch Swing EPFD-14
      #9bb8c1
      ΔE = 2.314 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  35. Focoltone

    1. ★ 1038
      #99bacd
      ΔE = 2.126 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. 4060
      #a3bfce
      ΔE = 2.623 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  36. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Always Blue / PPG1156-3
      #a2bacb
      ΔE = 2.155 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
    2. Heavenly Blue / PPG1159-3
      #a3bbcd
      ΔE = 2.678 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  37. New Look

    1. ★ Water Stones / E22-08
      #a0bacc
      ΔE = 2.157 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  38. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Jordan / 90BG 50/157
      #a0becb
      ΔE = 2.173 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ Teton Sky / 10BB 49/137
      #a6bbc8
      ΔE = 2.259 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  39. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Silver Lightning
      #97bbcd
      ΔE = 2.178 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. Silver Topaz
      #94b3bf
      ΔE = 2.466 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  40. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Captain's Walk 70BG 51/116
      #a1bdc8
      ΔE = 2.194 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. 4136 Nikko 10BB 48/117
      #a0b5c6
      ΔE = 2.562 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  41. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Tropical Sea / 7416
      #93b6c3
      ΔE = 2.204 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. Fast Breeze / 9226
      #9fbfcc
      ΔE = 2.557 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  42. Berger

    1. ★ Tropical Sea / 7416
      #93b6c3
      ΔE = 2.204 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. Dresden Falls / 7369
      #95bbcf
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  43. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5298
      #93b9c8
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
    2. 5345
      #a1b8c0
      ΔE = 2.532 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  44. Olympic

    1. ★ Crescendo D54-3
      #9bb6bf
      ΔE = 2.290 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. Pounding Surf D53-3
      #a5bdcb
      ΔE = 2.321 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  45. Teknos

    1. GBI049
      #93b8c5
      ΔE = 2.360 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
  46. Porter Paints

    1. Always Blue / 451-3
      #a1b9cb
      ΔE = 2.360 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
  47. Vista Paint

    1. Bali Blue
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. Dresden Falls
      #95bbcf
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  48. McCormick Paints

    1. Bali Blue
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  49. Kelly-Moore

    1. Dresden Falls / KM3156-1
      #9fbdcf
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
    2. Maracay Bay / KM3165-2
      #a3b8c0
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  50. Taubmans

    1. Blue Star / T12 44.D8
      #92b5c2
      ΔE = 2.427 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. Blue Bounty / T08 100-2
      #a5bdc6
      ΔE = 2.874 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  51. Bristol

    1. Blue Star / P117-C3
      #92b5c2
      ΔE = 2.427 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. Hush Blue / P114-C3
      #91b1c1
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 41.3%
  52. TRUMATCH

    1. 27-e3
      #98bbc6
      ΔE = 2.484 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  53. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Grand Bay / 8273
      #a5bac3
      ΔE = 2.528 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  54. Rodda Paint

    1. Grand Bay 8273
      #a5bac3
      ΔE = 2.528 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  55. Valspar Paint

    1. Blue Vault
      #96b9cd
      ΔE = 2.529 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Cincinnatian Hotel Ashley Atrium
      #a7bdca
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  56. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / 5339 B
      #a1b8c0
      ΔE = 2.532 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  57. Chrysler

    1. Sterling Blue
      #a6b9c2
      ΔE = 2.678 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. Ice Blue
      #a2b3be
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  58. Diamond Vogel

    1. Indian Tears / 0504
      #a1b3be
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
    2. Chicago Skyline / 0631
      #9bb0bd
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  59. Coronado Paint

    1. 7369 - Dresden Falls
      #91baca
      ΔE = 2.820 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. 8273 - Grand Bay
      #9ab1bb
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  60. KILZ

    1. Baroque / D741
      #95bdcd
      ΔE = 2.838 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
  61. AMC

    1. Ice Blue
      #a2b3be
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  62. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-34-3 Sorcerer
      #a5bbc3
      ΔE = 2.899 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  63. Dulux Australia

    1. Vanilla Ice / A348
      #a4c0ce
      ΔE = 2.928 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  64. General Paint

    1. Blue Bound / CL 2272W
      #a8becb
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  65. CIL

    1. Lunenburg
      #9bb0bd
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 41.7%

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#9cb8c6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#9cb8c6 foreground

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #9cb8c6">…</p>

#9cb8c6 background

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #9cb8c6">…</p>

#9cb8c6 shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #9cb8c6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10270918
Binary
10011100, 10111000, 11000110
Hexadecimal
#9cb8c6
LRV
≈ 45.4%
Closest short hex
#9bc ΔE = 1.656
RGB
rgb(156, 184, 198)
RGBA
rgba(156, 184, 198, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.290, g: 0.342, b: 0.368
RYB
red: 61.176%, yellow: 67.765%, blue: 77.647%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6506298 / 0xff9cb8c6
HSL
hsl(200, 27%, 69%)
HSLA
hsla(200, 27%, 69%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 200° (200.000), saturation: 21% (0.212), value: 78% (0.776)
HSP
hue: 200.000, saturation: 21.212%, perceived brightness: 69.732%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 223.898, S: 29.215, L: 73.171
Cubehelix
H: -166.073, S: 0.282, L: 0.695
TSL
T: -1.907, S: 0.059, L: 0.695
CMYK
cyan: 21% (0.212), magenta: 7% (0.071), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 22% (0.224)
CMY
cyan: 39% (0.388), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 22% (0.224)
XYZ
X: 41.041, Y: 45.425, Z: 60.021
xyY
x: 0.280, y: 0.310, Y: 45.425
CIELab
L: 73.171, a: -6.440, b: -10.245
CIELuv
L: 73.171, u: -15.158, v: -14.586
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 73.171, C: 12.100, H: 237.847
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 73.171, C: 21.036, H: 223.898
Hunter-Lab
L: 67.398, a: -9.251, b: -5.622
CIECAM02
J: 64.439, C: 20.008, h: 227.160, Q: 158.156, M: 17.496, s: 33.261, H: 287.923
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.116, jaune: -1.787, green: 1.663
LMS
L: 39.842, M: 48.598, S: 59.765
YCbCr
Y: 168.232, Cb: 138.290, Cr: 114.714
YCgCo
Y: 180.500, Cg: 3.500, Co: 28.500
YDbDr
Y: 177.224, Db: 31.262, Dr: 40.362
YPbPr
Y: 179.044, Pb: 10.220, Pr: -14.644
xvYCC
Y: 169.767, Cb: 136.978, Cr: 115.136
YIQ
Y: 177.224, I: -21.178, Q: -1.565
YUV
Y: 177.224, U: 10.225, V: -18.620
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/4 ΔE = 1.785
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 8.634

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