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Clark+Kensington Stormy Waters / 38C-3 / #bbc9db Hex Color Code

#bbc9db Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #bbc9db is a light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #bbc9db is comprised of 73.33% red, 78.82% green and 85.88% blue. In the HSL color space #bbc9db has a hue of 214° (degrees), 31% saturation and 80% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 479.01 nm.

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#bbc9db linear gradient to complementary #d8cebe

  1. #bbc9db
  2. #c0cad6
  3. #c5cbd1
  4. #cacbcd
  5. #cfccc8
  6. #d4cdc3
  7. #d8cebe

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #95a3b4
  2. #a2afc1
  3. #aebcce
  4. #bbc9db
  5. #c8d6e8
  6. #d5e3f6
  7. #e2f1ff

Tints and Shades

#bbc9db to white

  1. #bbc9db
  2. #c6d2e1
  3. #d2dbe7
  4. #dde4ed
  5. #e8edf3
  6. #f4f6f9
  7. #ffffff

#bbc9db to black

  1. #bbc9db
  2. #99a4b3
  3. #78818c
  4. #595f67
  5. #3c4045
  6. #212325
  7. #000000

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  1. Taubmans

    1. ★ Twinberry Blossom / T10 40D-2
      #b8c8d9
      ΔE = 0.929 / LRV ≈ 56.5%
    2. ★ Blossom Lilac / T12 39.C7
      #bcc4d6
      ΔE = 2.211 / LRV ≈ 55.0%
  2. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Atwater
      #bcc7d8
      ΔE = 0.999 / LRV ≈ 56.5%
    2. ★ Douceur
      #becee2
      ΔE = 1.896 / LRV ≈ 60.6%
  3. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Snow Flurries X87R184E
      #bfcadc
      ΔE = 1.030 / LRV ≈ 58.5%
    2. Gentle Soul X86R194E
      #c3c9d8
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 58.3%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 83 3 240 / Pacific 55
      #bcc8dc
      ΔE = 1.075 / LRV ≈ 57.2%
    2. 85 4 230 / Coelin 50
      #b4c8e0
      ΔE = 2.559 / LRV ≈ 56.4%
  5. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Dusky Lilac / 48BB 56/162
      #b9c6d9
      ΔE = 1.125 / LRV ≈ 55.7%
    2. Pearl Violet / 44BB 62/134
      #c3cedd
      ΔE = 2.314 / LRV ≈ 61.0%
  6. Olympic

    1. ★ Twinberry Blossom B48-2
      #b9cbdd
      ΔE = 1.194 / LRV ≈ 58.2%
  7. Kansai Paint

    1. ★ Cool Purple
      #bdc7d8
      ΔE = 1.206 / LRV ≈ 56.6%
  8. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. ★ B32 Powder Blue
      #b6c8db
      ΔE = 1.239 / LRV ≈ 56.4%
  9. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5290
      #bdccdc
      ΔE = 1.318 / LRV ≈ 59.2%
    2. ★ 6056
      #b9c5da
      ΔE = 1.869 / LRV ≈ 55.3%
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Opal / PPG1166-3
      #bbc6d9
      ΔE = 1.325 / LRV ≈ 56.0%
    2. ★ Northern Exposure / PPG1165-3
      #bfc7d4
      ΔE = 2.289 / LRV ≈ 56.7%
  11. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Opal / PPG1166-3
      #bbc6d9
      ΔE = 1.325 / LRV ≈ 56.0%
    2. Faded Denim / 10BB 55/065
      #bdc5d1
      ΔE = 2.777 / LRV ≈ 55.4%
  12. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 537 C
      #bbc7d6
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
    2. ★ 544
      #b8ccde
      ΔE = 1.780 / LRV ≈ 58.6%
  13. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Blue Ice / 821
      #bbcce0
      ΔE = 1.341 / LRV ≈ 59.1%
    2. ★ Airway / 828
      #b5c6d8
      ΔE = 1.543 / LRV ≈ 55.2%
  14. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Well-worn Denim
      #b6c8d9
      ΔE = 1.441 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
    2. ★ Ice Capade
      #c3cdde
      ΔE = 2.037 / LRV ≈ 60.5%
  15. Sto

    1. ★ 34405
      #bacae0
      ΔE = 1.535 / LRV ≈ 58.1%
    2. 34406
      #c4d1e2
      ΔE = 2.955 / LRV ≈ 62.8%
  16. Chrysler

    1. ★ Glacier
      #c1cbdb
      ΔE = 1.547 / LRV ≈ 59.2%
  17. Resene

    1. ★ Pacify B83-017-252
      #bbc6d5
      ΔE = 1.568 / LRV ≈ 55.8%
    2. ★ Spindle B82-022-246
      #b3c4d8
      ΔE = 2.205 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
  18. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Blue Silk 30BB 63/097
      #bdccdb
      ΔE = 1.590 / LRV ≈ 59.1%
    2. ★ 4208 Lavaliere Stone 50BB 63/094
      #c1cbda
      ΔE = 1.694 / LRV ≈ 59.1%
  19. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Candela / A384
      #bac5d5
      ΔE = 1.622 / LRV ≈ 55.2%
    2. ★ Pale Lilac / A393
      #bfc8dc
      ΔE = 1.771 / LRV ≈ 57.6%
  20. Dupont

    1. ★ CAS938
      #b5c9dc
      ΔE = 1.639 / LRV ≈ 56.8%
  21. Tollens

    1. ★ T2011-5
      #b7c7dd
      ΔE = 1.692 / LRV ≈ 56.1%
  22. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Silent Blue / NP PB 1543 P
      #b9ccdd
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 58.7%
    2. ★ Cool Lilac / NP PB 1508 P
      #bfc7da
      ΔE = 1.870 / LRV ≈ 57.0%
  23. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-39-2 Violet Sky
      #c0c8d8
      ΔE = 1.720 / LRV ≈ 57.5%
    2. 3-38-2 Violet Vista
      #c1cad5
      ΔE = 2.785 / LRV ≈ 58.4%
  24. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 6193P Lilac Whisper
      #c2ccdd
      ΔE = 1.747 / LRV ≈ 59.9%
    2. 7205P Cool Lilac
      #becfe4
      ΔE = 2.368 / LRV ≈ 61.2%
  25. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.12.12
      #bbc7dd
      ΔE = 1.823 / LRV ≈ 56.6%
    2. ★ 60.09.12
      #bac7d4
      ΔE = 2.058 / LRV ≈ 56.0%
  26. Sikkens

    1. ★ U2.09.75
      #c1cce0
      ΔE = 1.850 / LRV ≈ 59.9%
    2. T0.12.73
      #b1c8dd
      ΔE = 2.576 / LRV ≈ 55.9%
  27. Duron

    1. ★ Icy
      #c1cce0
      ΔE = 1.850 / LRV ≈ 59.9%
    2. Wondrous Blue
      #bccce5
      ΔE = 2.827 / LRV ≈ 59.5%
  28. Behr

    1. ★ 8495 Purple Haze
      #b4c5d7
      ΔE = 1.858 / LRV ≈ 54.5%
    2. 620C-2 Lilac Bisque
      #c2c9df
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 58.6%
  29. Bristol

    1. ★ Lakes Entrance / P107-C2
      #c2cddf
      ΔE = 1.863 / LRV ≈ 60.5%
  30. Levis

    1. ★ Sereen
      #bec7d5
      ΔE = 1.886 / LRV ≈ 56.6%
    2. Clear Blue C20
      #b3cade
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 57.1%
  31. KILZ

    1. ★ Rain Reflection / B861
      #b4c6db
      ΔE = 1.896 / LRV ≈ 55.2%
    2. Silver Falls / B791
      #bbc3d5
      ΔE = 2.453 / LRV ≈ 54.4%
  32. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 2010-R70B
      #bec9d6
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 57.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 2010-R80B
      #b8c8d4
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
  33. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Chi / RLVM284
      #b8c4d8
      ΔE = 1.938 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
    2. ★ Pale Orchid / RLVM280
      #b9c5d3
      ΔE = 2.061 / LRV ≈ 54.9%
  34. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Blue Bayou / 0615
      #b8cde0
      ΔE = 2.091 / LRV ≈ 59.2%
    2. Pompeii Ruins / 0623
      #b8c8d4
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
  35. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0615
      #b8cde0
      ΔE = 2.091 / LRV ≈ 59.2%
    2. 0623
      #b8c8d4
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
  36. Tikkurila

    1. ★ H435
      #bccede
      ΔE = 2.124 / LRV ≈ 60.1%
  37. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Hoarfrost 28-3
      #bdc9e0
      ΔE = 2.131 / LRV ≈ 58.0%
    2. ★ Ice Dance 27-5
      #b6cbdb
      ΔE = 2.289 / LRV ≈ 57.8%
  38. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Constellation / 550-4
      #bbcddc
      ΔE = 2.138 / LRV ≈ 59.4%
    2. Northern Exposure / 447-3
      #c0c6d4
      ΔE = 2.547 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
  39. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10696
      #b9c8d5
      ΔE = 2.148 / LRV ≈ 56.4%
  40. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Quiet Refuge / KM3123-1
      #b2c7da
      ΔE = 2.201 / LRV ≈ 55.4%
    2. By the Bay / KM3107-1
      #bbcbe4
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 58.9%
  41. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Breezy Blue / 9155
      #c2cfe0
      ΔE = 2.247 / LRV ≈ 61.5%
    2. ★ Blue Saint / 9178
      #b8c7d4
      ΔE = 2.269 / LRV ≈ 55.8%
  42. CIL

    1. Finnish Blue
      #b5c9d8
      ΔE = 2.355 / LRV ≈ 56.6%
    2. Quiet Blue
      #c1d1e5
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 62.6%
  43. GM / General Motors

    1. Azure Blue
      #b7cddf
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 59.1%
    2. Silver Wing
      #c1ccd7
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 59.4%
  44. Clark+Kensington

    1. Dolphin Tail / 37B-2
      #bfcdda
      ΔE = 2.372 / LRV ≈ 59.8%
    2. Downtown / 38B-2
      #c3d0e0
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 62.1%
  45. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-39-3 Twilight Dusk
      #b6c3d8
      ΔE = 2.389 / LRV ≈ 53.9%
  46. Martha Stewart Living

    1. Lilac B15
      #b6c7df
      ΔE = 2.393 / LRV ≈ 56.1%
    2. Bluestar B14
      #b4cbdc
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 57.6%
  47. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 C 33 - Porcelain blue / Pompadour
      #bbcddb
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 59.3%
  48. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Wondrous Blue - 6807
      #b8cddd
      ΔE = 2.453 / LRV ≈ 59.1%
    2. Blissful Blue - 6527
      #b2c8d8
      ΔE = 2.717 / LRV ≈ 55.7%
  49. Dulux

    1. 10BB 57/115
      #b4c9d8
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 56.4%
    2. 30BB 63/097
      #c3d0df
      ΔE = 2.760 / LRV ≈ 62.0%
  50. Ford

    1. Light Silver Cloud
      #b8c7d3
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 55.7%
    2. Silver Diamond Fire
      #b8c3d0
      ΔE = 2.824 / LRV ≈ 53.8%
  51. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Violet Vista / 7226
      #bac3d8
      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 54.4%
    2. By The Bay / 7274
      #b8cfe4
      ΔE = 2.891 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  52. Rodda Paint

    1. Violet Vista 7226
      #bac3d8
      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 54.4%
    2. By The Bay 7274
      #b8cfe4
      ΔE = 2.891 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  53. General Paint

    1. Daunted / CL 2361W
      #c3cfdd
      ΔE = 2.676 / LRV ≈ 61.4%
    2. Waterdrop / CL 2371W
      #c2d1e2
      ΔE = 2.835 / LRV ≈ 62.6%
  54. Scib Paints

    1. Sail Away / 7298
      #b9cfe1
      ΔE = 2.711 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  55. Berger

    1. Sail Away / 7298
      #b9cfe1
      ΔE = 2.711 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  56. McCormick Paints

    1. Sail Away
      #b9cfe1
      ΔE = 2.711 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  57. Vista Paint

    1. Sail Away
      #b9cfe1
      ΔE = 2.711 / LRV ≈ 60.4%
  58. Albany Paint

    1. Cambourne
      #c6cddd
      ΔE = 2.754 / LRV ≈ 60.9%
  59. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Drenched Rain / 1336
      #c1d1e2
      ΔE = 2.818 / LRV ≈ 62.4%
  60. California Paints

    1. DE 5883 - Drenched Rain
      #c1d1e2
      ΔE = 2.818 / LRV ≈ 62.4%
    2. Electric Grid
      #b2cadb
      ΔE = 2.879 / LRV ≈ 56.8%
  61. TRUMATCH

    1. 34-f1
      #bfcfe6
      ΔE = 2.831 / LRV ≈ 61.4%
  62. Alcro

    1. Passad
      #bbc6d1
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 55.6%
  63. Crown Paint

    1. Blue Light
      #b2c8e0
      ΔE = 2.849 / LRV ≈ 56.2%
  64. Laura Ashley

    1. 3-5 Deep Sapphire
      #bfcfdc
      ΔE = 2.910 / LRV ≈ 60.9%
  65. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1510-R80B
      #c4c9d6
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 58.4%
    2. S 1020-R80B
      #b9cae4
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 58.2%

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#bbc9db HTML / CSS Code Examples

#bbc9db foreground

A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner
<p style="color: #bbc9db">…</p>

#bbc9db background

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle
<p style="background-color: #bbc9db">…</p>

#bbc9db shadow

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #bbc9db">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12306907
Binary
10111011, 11001001, 11011011
Hexadecimal
#bbc9db
LRV
≈ 57.5%
Closest short hex
#bcd ΔE = 1.322
RGB
rgb(187, 201, 219)
RGBA
rgba(187, 201, 219, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.308, g: 0.331, b: 0.361
RYB
red: 0.733%, yellow: 0.772%, blue: 0.859%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4470309 / 0xffbbc9db
HSL
hsl(214, 31%, 80%)
HSLA
hsla(214, 31%, 80%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 214° (213.750), saturation: 15% (0.146), value: 86% (0.859)
HSP
hue: 213.750, saturation: 14.612%, perceived brightness: 78.076%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 242.392, S: 33.714, L: 80.433
Cubehelix
H: -149.309, S: 0.268, L: 0.780
TSL
T: -1.854, S: 0.034, L: 0.780
CMYK
cyan: 15% (0.146), magenta: 8% (0.082), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 14% (0.141)
CMY
cyan: 27% (0.267), magenta: 21% (0.212), yellow: 14% (0.141)
XYZ
X: 54.163, Y: 57.452, Z: 75.240
xyY
x: 0.290, y: 0.307, Y: 57.452
CIELab
L: 80.433, a: -1.126, b: -10.554
CIELuv
L: 80.433, u: -8.437, v: -16.133
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 80.433, C: 10.614, H: 263.908
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 80.433, C: 18.206, H: 242.392
Hunter-Lab
L: 75.797, a: -5.091, b: -5.796
CIECAM02
J: 73.619, C: 16.576, h: 246.829, Q: 169.046, M: 14.496, s: 29.283, H: 304.444
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.122, jaune: -1.902, green: 0.836
LMS
L: 52.153, M: 59.874, S: 74.935
YCbCr
Y: 186.825, Cb: 137.974, Cr: 120.576
YCgCo
Y: 202.000, Cg: -1.000, Co: 38.750
YDbDr
Y: 198.866, Db: 30.294, Dr: 22.568
YPbPr
Y: 199.314, Pb: 10.610, Pr: -7.828
xvYCC
Y: 187.176, Cb: 137.320, Cr: 121.124
YIQ
Y: 198.866, I: -14.123, Q: 2.640
YUV
Y: 198.866, U: 9.910, V: -10.410
Munsell Color System
5PB 8/4 ΔE = 2.677
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 6.828

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