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Chinese Blue Color

HEX #446CCF / RGB (68, 108, 207)

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What is Chinese Blue Color?

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Chinese Blue has the hex code #446CCF. The equivalent RGB values are (68, 108, 207), which means it is composed of 18% red, 28% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:67 M:48 Y:0 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Chinese Blue has a hue of 223°, 67% 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.

Closely related in chemical composition to Chinese Purple, the bright blue color is because of barium copper silicates. The color is named after the Han Dynasty of China.

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Chinese Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#446CCF
RGB Values(68, 108, 207)
CMYK Values(67%, 48%, 0%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(223°, 67%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#3366CC
Inverse Color#BB9330 [University Of California Gold]
Closest Pantone®2726 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#CFA744 [American Gold]
Chinese Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Luma)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Chinese Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 446CCF. Complementary color is CFA744

Complementary Palette

The complement of Chinese Blue is American Gold with the hex code #CFA744. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #446CCF color is offered by #CFA744. 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.

446CCF CFA744
Analogous color palette with (446CCF, 6244CF and 44B2CF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Chinese Blue (#446CCF) are Iris (#6244CF) and Maximum Blue (#44B2CF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Chinese 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.

446CCF 6244CF 44B2CF
Split Complementary color palette with (446CCF, CF6244 and B2CF44)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Chinese Blue (#446CCF) are #CF6244 (Dark Coral) and #B2CF44 (Android Green). 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.

446CCF CF6244 B2CF44
Triadic color palette with (446CCF, CF446C and 6CCF44)

Triadic Palette

Chinese Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CF446C (Ruber) and #6CCF44 (Apple) along with #446CCF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

446CCF CF446C 6CCF44
Tetradic color palette with (446CCF, CF446C, CFA744 and 44CFA7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Chinese Blue has four colors - #CF446C (Ruber), #CFA744 (American Gold) and #44CFA7 (Eucalyptus) in addition to the base color (#446CCF). 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.

446CCF CF446C CFA744 44CFA7
Square color palette with (446CCF, CF44B2, CFA744 and 44CF62)

Square Palette

Chinese Blue square color palette has #CF44B2 (Deep Fuchsia), #CFA744 (American Gold) and #44CF62 (UFO 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.

446CCF CF44B2 CFA744 44CF62
Rainbow color

Chinese Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Chinese 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Chinese Blue Color


  • Transparent 6989D96989D9
  • Transparent 7C98DD7C98DD
  • Transparent 8FA7E28FA7E2
  • Transparent A2B6E7A2B6E7
  • Transparent B4C4ECB4C4EC
  • Transparent C7D3F1C7D3F1
  • Transparent DAE2F5DAE2F5
  • Transparent ECF0FAECF0FA


  • Transparent 5070BF5070BF
  • Transparent 5672B75672B7
  • Transparent 5C74AF5C74AF
  • Transparent 6276A86276A8
  • Transparent 6878A06878A0
  • Transparent 6E7A986E7A98
  • Transparent 747C90747C90
  • Transparent 7A7E887A7E88


  • Transparent 3656A63656A6
  • Transparent 304C91304C91
  • Transparent 29417C29417C
  • Transparent 223668223668
  • Transparent 1B2B531B2B53
  • Transparent 14203E14203E
  • Transparent 0E16290E1629
  • Transparent 070B15070B15

Chinese Blue Color Patterns

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    Chinese Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Chinese Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Chinese Blue Plaid Pattern

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