Behr Nor'Wester

Behr Nor'Wester N470-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Nor'Wester paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N470-4. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N470-4
Color name:Nor'Wester

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What are Behr Nor'Wester undertones?

Blue is Behr Nor'Wester 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

153, 169, 173

Is Behr Nor'Wester N470-4 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 192° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N470-4 Nor'Wester HSL code: 192, 11%, 64%

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 Grey 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

Nor'Wester N470-4 vs Meditative SW 6227

Behr Nor'Wester N470-4 vs Sherwin Williams Meditative SW 6227Behr Nor'Wester N470-4
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 38.27%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Nor'Wester N470-4 vs Supernova N510-4

Behr Nor'Wester N470-4 vs Behr Supernova N510-4Behr Nor'Wester N470-4
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#99a9adcopy color code
RGB Decimal153, 169, 173copy color code
RGB Percent60.00%, 66.27%, 67.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 192° Saturation: 11.56% Value: 67.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(192, 11, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.56 Magenta: 2.31 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 32.16copy color code
YIQY: 164.672 I: -10.82 Q: -2.14copy color code
XYZX: 34.865 Y: 38.165 Z: 45.053copy color code
CIE LabL:68.142 a:-4.758 b:-3.962copy color code
CIE LuvL:68.142 u:-8.869 v:-5.077copy color code
Decimal10070445copy color code
Hunter lab61.778, -7.371, 0.005copy color code