Baby Blue

HEX #89CFF0 / RGB (137, 207, 240)

Baby boy

What is Baby Blue Color?

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Baby Blue has the hex code #89CFF0. The equivalent RGB values are (137, 207, 240), which means it is composed of 23% red, 35% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:43 M:14 Y:0 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Baby Blue has a hue of 199°, 43% saturation and a brightness value of 94%.
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.

Baby Blue is a light pastel tone of azure color. The color is now associated with baby boys though it was once popular as a color of baby girls.

For HTML, CSS and other web applications, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Baby Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#89CFF0
RGB Values(137, 207, 240)
CMYK Values(43%, 14%, 0%, 6%)
HSV/HSB Values(199°, 43%, 94%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#76300F [Smokey Topaz]
Closest Pantone®636 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#F0AA89 [Tumbleweed]
Baby Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Baby Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 89CFF0. Complementary color is F0AA89

Complementary Palette

The complement of Baby Blue is Tumbleweed with the hex code #F0AA89. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #89CFF0 color is offered by #F0AA89. 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.

Analogous color palette with (89CFF0, 899CF0 and 89F0DE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Baby Blue (#89CFF0) are Light Cobalt Blue (#899CF0) and Aquamarine (#89F0DE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Baby Blue 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (89CFF0, F0899C and F0DE89)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Baby Blue (#89CFF0) are #F0899C (Pink Sherbet) and #F0DE89 (Buff). 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.

Triadic color palette with (89CFF0, F089CF and CFF089)

Triadic Palette

Baby Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F089CF (Princess Perfume) and #CFF089 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #89CFF0 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (89CFF0, F089CF, F0AA89 and 89F0AA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Baby Blue has four colors - #F089CF (Princess Perfume), #F0AA89 (Tumbleweed) and #89F0AA (Teal Deer) in addition to the base color (#89CFF0). 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.

Square color palette with (89CFF0, DE89F0, F0AA89 and 9CF089)

Square Palette

Baby Blue square color palette has #DE89F0 (Bright Lilac), #F0AA89 (Tumbleweed) and #9CF089 (Light 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.

Rainbow color

Baby Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Baby Blue 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Baby Blue Color


  • Transparent A1D9F3#A1D9F3
  • Transparent ACDDF5#ACDDF5
  • Transparent B8E2F6#B8E2F6
  • Transparent C4E7F8#C4E7F8
  • Transparent D0ECF9#D0ECF9
  • Transparent DCF1FB#DCF1FB
  • Transparent E7F5FC#E7F5FC
  • Transparent F3FAFE#F3FAFE


  • Transparent 87BFDA#87BFDA
  • Transparent 86B7CE#86B7CE
  • Transparent 85AFC3#85AFC3
  • Transparent 85A8B8#85A8B8
  • Transparent 84A0AD#84A0AD
  • Transparent 8398A2#8398A2
  • Transparent 829096#829096
  • Transparent 81888B#81888B


  • Transparent 6EA6C0#6EA6C0
  • Transparent 6091A8#6091A8
  • Transparent 527C90#527C90
  • Transparent 456878#456878
  • Transparent 375360#375360
  • Transparent 293E48#293E48
  • Transparent 1B2930#1B2930
  • Transparent 0E1518#0E1518

Baby Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Baby Blue Plaid Pattern

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