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Blue Skies Color

HEX #1273CE / RGB (18, 115, 206)

Clouds in the sky

What is Blue Skies Color?

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Blue Skies has the hex code #1273CE. The equivalent RGB values are (18, 115, 206), which means it is composed of 5% red, 34% green and 61% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:91 M:44 Y:0 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Blue Skies has a hue of 209°, 91% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

Derived from Sky Blue color, our Blue Skies color is a saturated blue, darker and bolder. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Blue Skies can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Blue Skies Color Codes

Hex Code#1273CE
RGB Values(18, 115, 206)
CMYK Values(91%, 44%, 0%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(209°, 91%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#0066CC
Inverse Color#ED8C31 [Cadmium Orange]
Closest Pantone®285 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#CE6D12 [Chocolate (Web)]
Blue Skies Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#717171
Weighted Average (Most Common)#606060
Weighted Average (Luma)#656565
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A3A3A3

Blue Skies Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1273CE. Complementary color is CE6D12

Complementary Palette

The complement of Blue Skies is Chocolate (Web) with the hex code #CE6D12. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1273CE color is offered by #CE6D12. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (1273CE, 1215CE and 12CECB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Blue Skies (#1273CE) are Medium Blue (#1215CE) and Robin Egg Blue (#12CECB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Blue Skies 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (1273CE, CE1215 and CECB12)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Blue Skies (#1273CE) are #CE1215 (Lava) and #CECB12 (Bitter Lemon). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (1273CE, CE1273 and 73CE12)

Triadic Palette

Blue Skies triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CE1273 (Dogwood Rose) and #73CE12 (Alien Armpit) along with #1273CE create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (1273CE, CE1273, CE6D12 and 12CE6D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Blue Skies has four colors - #CE1273 (Dogwood Rose), #CE6D12 (Chocolate (Web)) and #12CE6D (Malachite) in addition to the base color (#1273CE). 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.

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Square color palette with (1273CE, CB12CE, CE6D12 and 15CE12)

Square Palette

Blue Skies square color palette has #CB12CE (Deep Magenta), #CE6D12 (Chocolate (Web)) and #15CE12 (Vivid Malachite). 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.

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Rainbow color

Blue Skies Color Rainbow Palette

Our Blue Skies 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Blue Skies Color


  • Transparent 418FD8418FD8
  • Transparent 599DDD599DDD
  • Transparent 71ABE271ABE2
  • Transparent 89B9E789B9E7
  • Transparent A0C7EBA0C7EB
  • Transparent B8D5F0B8D5F0
  • Transparent D0E3F5D0E3F5
  • Transparent E7F1FAE7F1FA


  • Transparent 2876BE2876BE
  • Transparent 3377B73377B7
  • Transparent 3E78AF3E78AF
  • Transparent 497AA7497AA7
  • Transparent 547B9F547B9F
  • Transparent 5F7C975F7C97
  • Transparent 6A7D906A7D90
  • Transparent 757F88757F88


  • Transparent 0E5CA50E5CA5
  • Transparent 0D51900D5190
  • Transparent 0B457C0B457C
  • Transparent 093A67093A67
  • Transparent 072E52072E52
  • Transparent 05233E05233E
  • Transparent 041729041729
  • Transparent 020C15020C15

Blue Skies Color Patterns

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    Blue Skies Gingham Checks

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    Blue Skies Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Blue Skies Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blue Skies Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blue Skies Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blue Skies Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blue Skies Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blue Skies Plaid Pattern

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