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Colour Temperature Tables - Here's 2 tables which list the rough colour temperatures of various light sources.
The following tables show rough colour temperatures of several lighting sources. The higher the figure the bluer the light is. For more information on colour temperature, take a look at these three articles:
- Colour Temperature Explanation
- Colour Temperature On An LCD Monitor
- Set The Right Light Source Colour Temperature
Colour Temperature (Sunlight) Colour Temperature (Artificial Light)
|Clear sky||12000K||Fluorescent light: daylight||6500K|
|Shade on a clear day||8000K||Fluorescent light: day white||5000k|
|Cloudy sky||6500K||Fluorescent light: white||4200K|
|Average noon sunlight||5300K||Fluorescent light: warm white||3500K|
|Two hours after sunrise||4500K||Fluorescent light: soft white||3000K|
|One hour after sunrise||3500K||Incandescent light||3000K|
|Sunrise & sunset||2000K||Candlelight||2000K|
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