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Benjamin Moore Windy Sky: a complete color review

Looking for the perfect light blue paint color for your home? Let’s talk about Benjamin Moore Windy Sky and if it might be right for your home!

Light to mid-toned blues are very popular these days.

They work great with a variety of decor styles, including traditional, farmhouse, coastal, and modern, as well as a variety of finishes. This makes blue a great choice for many homes!

Like any paint color, there is a variety of light to mid-toned blues that vary in color depth and undertones. So let’s dive into one of those colors today: Windy Sky!

Benjamin Moore Windy Sky Paint Color Guide

Windy Sky, Benjamin Moore, 1639

Windy Sky is a crisp, airy, sky blue.

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Color Family

Windy Sky is in the blue family.

Light Reflectance Value


Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around.

This is on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.

With an LRV of 66, Windy Sky is considered a mid-toned paint color. It provides some color without being overly saturated.

RGB Colors

R: 201 G: 216 B: 216

RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color.

This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!

Hex Code


Benjamin Moore Windy Sky
BM Windy Sky


Windy Sky has very slight white undertones.

In south-facing rooms with more natural light, Windy Sky may appear a bit warmer and lighter.

In north-facing rooms without much natural light, Windy Sky may appear bluer, cooler, and a bit darker.

It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.

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Best uses

Windy Sky is a great choice for many spaces in the home, including:

  • Living rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Cabinets
  • Built-ins
  • Furniture

Similar Colors

  • Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze
  • Benjamin Moore Blue Haze
  • Benjamin Moore Summer Shower
  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue
  • Behr Offshore Mist
  • Sherwin Williams Little Boy Blu
  • Sherwin Williams Balmy

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Coordinating Colors

Windy Sky pairs well with several other colors, including dark blues, grays, greiges, greens, crisp whites, pinks, and muted reds.

Dark blues:

  • Hemlock
  • Province Blue
  • Jamestown Blue
  • Blue Echo
  • Bella Blue

Mid-toned cool grays:

  • Metropolitan
  • Half Moon Crest
  • Smoke Embers
  • Gray Horse
  • Silver Song

Gray / beige neutrals:

  • Revere Pewter
  • Wind’s Breath
  • Pashmina
  • Meditation
  • Brushed Aluminum

Trim Colors

Because Windy Sky is a cool paint color, I prefer to pair it with a bright white trim color.

Bright white trim colors:

Windy Sky color palette

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Benjamin Moore Windy Sky Palette

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Here are some common frequently asked questions about Windy Sky.

What are the undertones for BM Windy Sky?

Windy Sky has very slight white undertones.

What color is BM Windy Sky?

BM Windy Sky is a crisp mid-toned paint color with a hint of white.

What whites go with BM Windy Sky?

As a cool paint color, Windy Sky pairs well with bright whites such as BM Simply White, SW Extra White, or Behr Ultra Pure White.

What SW color is similar to BM Windy Sky?

SW Little Boy Blu and SW Balmy are both similar to BM Windy Sky. It’s always best to swatch colors in your home before committing.

Does BM Windy Sky go with grays?

Yes, BM Windy Sky looks great with grays. For a cool gray, try Metropolitan or Half Moon Crest. For more of a greige, try Revere Pewter or Wind’s Breath.

Is BM Windy Sky warm or cool?

BM Windy Sky is cool. It’s a crisp blue with a hint of white undertone.

Before you go…

So, you’ve found the perfect paint color, but here’s the thing – there’s another big decision you have to make: picking the right paint sheen. Seriously, the level of glossiness can totally change how your color looks on the walls and how long the paint lasts!

Check out our complete guide to understanding paint sheens.

Still not sure what paint color to choose?

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My Paint Color Formula ebook walks you through the painless process of expertly testing paint swatches to ensure you have the perfect color for your home.

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