Behr Adirondack Blue

Behr Adirondack Blue N480-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Adirondack Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N480-5. 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:N480-5
Color name:Adirondack Blue

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What are Behr Adirondack Blue undertones?

Blue is Behr Adirondack 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

116, 133, 143

Is Behr Adirondack Blue N480-5 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 202° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N480-5 Adirondack Blue HSL code: 202, 11%, 51%

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.

Color comparison

Adirondack Blue N480-5 vs Tranquil Pond PPU15-07

Behr Adirondack Blue N480-5 vs Behr Tranquil Pond PPU15-07Behr Adirondack Blue N480-5
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Temperature: cold
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Adirondack Blue N480-5 vs Winter In Paris MQ6-03

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Color codes

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HEX#74858fcopy color code
RGB Decimal116, 133, 143copy color code
RGB Percent45.49%, 52.16%, 56.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 18.88% Value: 56.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 11, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 18.88 Magenta: 6.99 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 43.92copy color code
YIQY: 129.057 I: -13.344 Q: -0.484copy color code
XYZX: 20.546 Y: 22.471 Z: 29.234copy color code
CIE LabL:54.523 a:-3.9 b:-7.433copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.523 u:-9.414 v:-10.056copy color code
Decimal7636367copy color code
Hunter lab47.403, -5.587, -3.382copy color code
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