Behr Thundercloud

Behr Thundercloud S520-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Thundercloud paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful S520-5. 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:S520-5
Color name:Thundercloud

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What are Behr Thundercloud undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

112, 134, 157

Is Behr Thundercloud S520-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

S520-5 Thundercloud HSL code: 211, 19%, 53%

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

Thundercloud S520-5 vs Smoky Azurite SW 9148

Behr Thundercloud S520-5 vs Sherwin Williams Smoky Azurite SW 9148Behr Thundercloud S520-5
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.09%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Thundercloud S520-5 vs Searching Blue SW 6536

Behr Thundercloud S520-5 vs Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536Behr Thundercloud S520-5
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 20.61%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#70869dcopy color code
RGB Decimal112, 134, 157copy color code
RGB Percent43.92%, 52.55%, 61.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 211° Saturation: 28.66% Value: 61.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(211, 19, 53)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 28.66 Magenta: 14.65 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.43copy color code
YIQY: 130.044 I: -20.501 Q: 2.504copy color code
XYZX: 21.291 Y: 22.928 Z: 35.193copy color code
CIE LabL:54.999 a:-2.368 b:-14.844copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.999 u:-12.118 v:-21.467copy color code
Decimal7374493copy color code
Hunter lab47.884, -4.429, -10.058copy color code
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