SW 6000

Sherwin Williams Snowfall

Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Snowfall paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6000. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6000
Color name:Snowfall
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Center, Cool Neutrals

LRV of Snowfall

Snowfall SW 6000 has an LRV of 73.03% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 Sherwin Williams Snowfall undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Snowfall 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

224, 222, 218

Is Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6000 Snowfall HSL code: 40, 9%, 87%

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 Sherwin Williams Snowfall:

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

Snowfall SW 6000 vs Eider White SW 7014

Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 vs. Sherwin Williams Eider White SW 7014: which one is the right choice for your home? Let's discover the difference.

Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 vs Sherwin Williams Eider White SW 7014Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000
LRV: 73.03%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Snowfall SW 6000 vs Original White SW 7077

Unsure whether to use Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 or Sherwin Williams Original White SW 7077 in your design? Let's compare the two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000 vs Sherwin Williams Original White SW 7077Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000
LRV: 73.03%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.55%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#e0dedacopy color code
RGB Decimal224, 222, 218copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 87.06%, 85.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 2.68% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 9, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.89 Yellow: 2.68 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 222.142 I: 2.477 Q: -0.822copy color code
XYZX: 69.514 Y: 73.152 Z: 76.768copy color code
CIE LabL:88.52 a:-0.033 b:2.2copy color code
Decimal14737114copy color code
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