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Cerulean Color

HEX #007BA7 / RGB (0, 123, 167)

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What is Cerulean Color?

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Cerulean has the hex code #007BA7. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 123, 167), which means it is composed of 0% red, 42% green and 58% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:26 Y:0 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cerulean has a hue of 196°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

Cerulean is a strong and dark blue or bluish-green color lying between traditional azure and teal. The name comes from the Latin word for sky and/or heavens. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, cerulean 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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Cerulean Color Codes

Hex Code#007BA7
RGB Values(0, 123, 167)
CMYK Values(100%, 26%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(196°, 100%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#FF8458 [Coral]
Closest Pantone®7690 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#A72C00 [Brown]
Cerulean Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#616161
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A3A3A3

Cerulean Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 007BA7. Complementary color is A72C00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cerulean is Brown with the hex code #A72C00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #007BA7 color is offered by #A72C00. 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.

007BA7 A72C00
Analogous color palette with (007BA7, 0028A7 and 00A780)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cerulean (#007BA7) are International Klein Blue (#0028A7) and Green (Munsell) (#00A780). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cerulean 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.

007BA7 0028A7 00A780
Split Complementary color palette with (007BA7, A70028 and A78000)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cerulean (#007BA7) are #A70028 (Alabama Crimson) and #A78000 (Gold). 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.

007BA7 A70028 A78000
Triadic color palette with (007BA7, A7007B and 7BA700)

Triadic Palette

Cerulean triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A7007B (Flirt) and #7BA700 (Apple Green) along with #007BA7 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

007BA7 A7007B 7BA700
Tetradic color palette with (007BA7, A7007B, A72C00 and 00A72C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cerulean has four colors - #A7007B (Flirt), #A72C00 (Brown) and #00A72C (Green (Pantone)) in addition to the base color (#007BA7). 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.

007BA7 A7007B A72C00 00A72C
Square color palette with (007BA7, 8000A7, A72C00 and 28A700)

Square Palette

Cerulean square color palette has #8000A7 (Violet (RYB)), #A72C00 (Brown) and #28A700 (Slimy 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.

007BA7 8000A7 A72C00 28A700
Rainbow color

Cerulean Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cerulean 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.

007AA7 1500A7 A400A7 A7001B A77400 4BA700 00A744

Tints, Tones & Shades of Cerulean Color


  • Transparent 3395B93395B9
  • Transparent 4DA3C14DA3C1
  • Transparent 66B0CA66B0CA
  • Transparent 80BDD380BDD3
  • Transparent 99CADC99CADC
  • Transparent B3D7E5B3D7E5
  • Transparent CCE5EDCCE5ED
  • Transparent E6F2F6E6F2F6


  • Transparent 1A7C9F1A7C9F
  • Transparent 267D9B267D9B
  • Transparent 337D97337D97
  • Transparent 407E94407E94
  • Transparent 4D7E904D7E90
  • Transparent 5A7F8C5A7F8C
  • Transparent 667F88667F88
  • Transparent 738084738084


  • Transparent 006286006286
  • Transparent 005675005675
  • Transparent 004A64004A64
  • Transparent 003E54003E54
  • Transparent 003143003143
  • Transparent 002532002532
  • Transparent 001921001921
  • Transparent 000C11000C11

Cerulean Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerulean Plaid Pattern

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