Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon

Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rainy Afternoon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1575. 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.

Official color page:Rainy Afternoon 1575
Color code:1575
Color name:Rainy Afternoon
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Rainy Afternoon

Rainy Afternoon 1575 has an LRV of 15.2% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

What are Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

100, 107, 97

Is Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 102° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1575 Rainy Afternoon HSL code: 102, 5%, 40%

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.

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 Rainy Afternoon:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Rainy Afternoon 1575 vs Caldwell Green HC-124

Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 or Benjamin Moore Caldwell Green HC-124: which one will work better in your home? Explore the key differences.

Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 vs Benjamin Moore Caldwell Green HC-124Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575
LRV: 15.2%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 16.27%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Rainy Afternoon 1575 vs Overcoat CC-544

Two gorgeous paint colors, Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 and Benjamin Moore Overcoat CC-544, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575 vs Benjamin Moore Overcoat CC-544Benjamin Moore Rainy Afternoon 1575
LRV: 15.2%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.23%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#646B61copy color code
RGB Decimal100, 107, 97copy color code
RGB Percent39.22%, 41.96%, 38.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 102° Saturation: 9.35% Value: 41.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(102, 5, 40)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.54 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 9.35 Key: 58.04copy color code
YIQY: 103.767 I: -0.958 Q: -4.593copy color code
XYZX: 12.67 Y: 14.088 Z: 13.358copy color code
CIE LabL:44.358 a:-4.747 b:4.689copy color code
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