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Azure (Traditional) Color

HEX #0080FF / RGB (0, 128, 255)

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What is Azure (Traditional) Color?

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Azure (Traditional) has the hex code #0080FF. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 128, 255), which means it is composed of 0% red, 33% green and 67% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:50 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Azure (Traditional) has a hue of 210°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Azure is the blue color of the sky on a clear day. Based on the RGB wheel it is located at 210° with the hexadecimal code #0080FF. This means the color lies midway between cyan (#00FFFF) and blue (#0000FF). Additional hues of azure can lie between 195° to 225°. The name comes from lapis lazuli, a mineral with a strong blue color. The name also applies to another mineral, azurite, and the pigment derived from it.

The X11 color list, on which the web (HTML) color list is based, has azure as #F0FFFF - RGB (240, 255, 255) and HSB/HSB (180°, 6%, 100%). This makes it a extreme light tint of cyan. Using the color name "azure" in HTML and CSS will result in this hue.

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Azure (Traditional) Color Codes

Hex Code#0080FF
RGB Values(0, 128, 255)
CMYK Values(100%, 50%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#0099FF
Inverse Color#FF7F00 [Orange (Color Wheel)]
Closest Pantone®2925 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#FF7F00 [Orange (Color Wheel)]
Azure (Traditional) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#686868
Weighted Average (Luma)#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Azure (Traditional) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0080FF. Complementary color is FF7F00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Azure (Traditional) is Orange (Color Wheel) with the hex code #FF7F00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0080FF color is offered by #FF7F00. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

0080FF FF7F00
Analogous color palette with (0080FF, 0000FF and 00FFFF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Azure (Traditional) (#0080FF) are Blue (#0000FF) and Aqua (#00FFFF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Azure (Traditional) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

0080FF 0000FF 00FFFF
Split Complementary color palette with (0080FF, FF0000 and FFFF00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Azure (Traditional) (#0080FF) are #FF0000 (Red) and #FFFF00 (Yellow). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

0080FF FF0000 FFFF00
Triadic color palette with (0080FF, FF0080 and 80FF00)

Triadic Palette

Azure (Traditional) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF0080 (Bright Pink) and #80FF00 (Chartreuse (Web)) along with #0080FF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

0080FF FF0080 80FF00
Tetradic color palette with (0080FF, FF0080, FF7F00 and 00FF7F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Azure (Traditional) has four colors - #FF0080 (Bright Pink), #FF7F00 (Orange (Color Wheel)) and #00FF7F (Guppie Green) in addition to the base color (#0080FF). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

0080FF FF0080 FF7F00 00FF7F
Square color palette with (0080FF, FF00FF, FF7F00 and 01FF00)

Square Palette

Azure (Traditional) square color palette has #FF00FF (Fuchsia), #FF7F00 (Orange (Color Wheel)) and #01FF00 (Electric Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

0080FF FF00FF FF7F00 01FF00
Rainbow color

Azure (Traditional) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Azure (Traditional) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

0080FF 5B00FF FF00C8 FF1200 FFED00 37FF00 00FFA4

Tints, Tones & Shades of Azure (Traditional) Color


  • Transparent 3399FF3399FF
  • Transparent 4DA6FF4DA6FF
  • Transparent 66B3FF66B3FF
  • Transparent 80C0FF80C0FF
  • Transparent 99CCFF99CCFF
  • Transparent B3D9FFB3D9FF
  • Transparent CCE6FFCCE6FF
  • Transparent E6F2FFE6F2FF


  • Transparent 1A80E61A80E6
  • Transparent 2680D92680D9
  • Transparent 3380CC3380CC
  • Transparent 4080C04080C0
  • Transparent 4D80B34D80B3
  • Transparent 5A80A65A80A6
  • Transparent 668099668099
  • Transparent 73808D73808D


  • Transparent 0066CC0066CC
  • Transparent 005AB3005AB3
  • Transparent 004D99004D99
  • Transparent 004080004080
  • Transparent 003366003366
  • Transparent 00264D00264D
  • Transparent 001A33001A33
  • Transparent 000D1A000D1A

Azure (Traditional) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Azure (Traditional) Plaid Pattern

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