RAL 5009

RAL Classic Azure blue

RAL Classic Azure blue RAL 5009 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Azure blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 5009. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 5009
Color name: Azure blue
Brand:RAL Classic

Azure blue for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Azure blue

Azure blue RAL 5009 has an LRV of 11.9% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 11.90% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are RAL Classic Azure blue undertones?

Blue is RAL Classic Azure blue undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#215F78

RGB code:

33, 95, 120

Is RAL Classic Azure blue RAL 5009 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 197° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 5009 Azure blue HSL code: 197, 57%, 30%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with RAL Classic Azure blue:

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

RAL Classic RAL 5009 Azure blue

Color comparison

Azure blue RAL 5009 vs RAL 630-4

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

RAL Classic  Azure blue RAL 5009 vs RAL Effect  RAL 630-4RAL Classic  Azure blue RAL 5009
LRV: 11.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.49%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Azure blue RAL 5009 vs RAL 630-3

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

RAL Classic  Azure blue RAL 5009 vs RAL Effect  RAL 630-3RAL Classic  Azure blue RAL 5009
LRV: 11.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.92%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#215F78copy color code
RGB Decimal33, 95, 120copy color code
RGB Percent12.94%, 37.25%, 47.06%copy color code
HSVHue: 197° Saturation: 72.5% Value: 47.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(197, 57, 30)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 72.5 Magenta: 20.83 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 52.94copy color code
YIQY: 79.312 I: -44.979 Q: -5.335copy color code
XYZX: 8.108 Y: 9.863 Z: 19.241copy color code
CIE LabL:37.595 a:-10.91 b:-19.826copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.595 u:-22.544 v:-25.953copy color code
Decimal2187128copy color code
Hunter lab31.405, -8.875, -14.341copy color code
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