Behr Overcast

Behr Overcast PPU26-21 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Overcast paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU26-21. 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:PPU26-21
Color name:Overcast

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What are Behr Overcast undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

133, 138, 142

Is Behr Overcast PPU26-21 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 207° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU26-21 Overcast HSL code: 207, 4%, 54%

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 Grey 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

Overcast PPU26-21 vs Old Amethyst MQ5-03

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Overcast PPU26-21 vs Box Office N550-5

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Color codes

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HEX#858a8ecopy color code
RGB Decimal133, 138, 142copy color code
RGB Percent52.16%, 54.12%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 207° Saturation: 6.34% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(207, 4, 54)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.34 Magenta: 2.82 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 136.961 I: -4.265 Q: 0.187copy color code
XYZX: 23.642 Y: 25.116 Z: 29.186copy color code
CIE LabL:57.189 a:-1.016 b:-2.767copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.189 u:-2.994 v:-3.772copy color code
Decimal8751758copy color code
Hunter lab50.116, -3.495, 0.553copy color code
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