Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt 323

Official color page:Lightning Bolt 323
Color code:323
Color name:Lightning Bolt
Brand:Benjamin Moore

The pale and soothing color of Benjamin Moore 323 Lightning Bolt exudes a sense of tranquility and serenity. This soft neutral shade serves as an excellent backdrop against deeper hues such as navy blue or forest green. The gentle quality of Benjamin Moore 323 complements well with warm earth tones like terracotta or sandy beige. For a harmonious and balanced look, consider pairing this color with accents in shades of dusty rose or muted lavender. In any space, Benjamin Moore 323 Lightning Bolt adds a touch of understated elegance and sophistication.

What are Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

250, 241, 197

Is Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt 323 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 50° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

323 Lightning Bolt HSL code: 50, 84%, 88%

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.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Color comparison

Lightning Bolt 323 vs Lemon Sorbet 2019-60

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt 323 vs Benjamin Moore Lemon Sorbet 2019-60Open Lightning Bolt 323
LRV: 82.82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.35%
White color
Temperature: warm

Lightning Bolt 323 vs Falling Star 351

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Lightning Bolt 323 vs Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351Open Lightning Bolt 323
LRV: 82.82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.83%
White color
Temperature: warm