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Cyan Blue Color

HEX #15A3C7 / RGB (21, 163, 199)

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What is Cyan Blue Color?

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Cyan Blue is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 16-4529 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Cyan Blue color hex code is #15A3C7 and the RGB equivalent is (21, 163, 199). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Cyan Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#15A3C7
RGB Values(21, 163, 199)
CMYK Values(89%, 18%, 0%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(192°, 89%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#EA5C38 [Orange Soda]
Pantone®16-4529 TCX
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#C73915 [Sinopia]
Cyan Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Luma)#878787
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Cyan Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 15A3C7. Complementary color is C73915

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cyan Blue is Sinopia with the hex code #C73915. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #15A3C7 color is offered by #C73915. 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 (15A3C7, 154AC7 and 15C792)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cyan Blue (#15A3C7) are New Car (#154AC7) and Caribbean Green (#15C792). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cyan 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (15A3C7, C7154A and C79215)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cyan Blue (#15A3C7) are #C7154A (Pictorial Carmine) and #C79215 (Gold Foil). 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 (15A3C7, C715A3 and A3C715)

Triadic Palette

Cyan Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C715A3 (Royal Fuchsia) and #A3C715 (Limerick) along with #15A3C7 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 (15A3C7, C715A3, C73915 and 15C739)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cyan Blue has four colors - #C715A3 (Royal Fuchsia), #C73915 (Sinopia) and #15C739 (Dark Pastel Green) in addition to the base color (#15A3C7). 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 (15A3C7, 9215C7, C73915 and 4AC715)

Square Palette

Cyan Blue square color palette has #9215C7 (French Violet), #C73915 (Sinopia) and #4AC715 (Harlequin 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.

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Rainbow color

Cyan Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cyan 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 Cyan Blue Color


  • Transparent 44B5D244B5D2
  • Transparent 5BBFD85BBFD8
  • Transparent 73C8DD73C8DD
  • Transparent 8AD1E38AD1E3
  • Transparent A1DAE9A1DAE9
  • Transparent B9E3EEB9E3EE
  • Transparent D0EDF4D0EDF4
  • Transparent E8F6F9E8F6F9


  • Transparent 2A9CB92A9CB9
  • Transparent 3599B23599B2
  • Transparent 4095AB4095AB
  • Transparent 4B92A44B92A4
  • Transparent 558E9C558E9C
  • Transparent 608B95608B95
  • Transparent 6B878E6B878E
  • Transparent 758487758487


  • Transparent 11829F11829F
  • Transparent 0F728B0F728B
  • Transparent 0D62770D6277
  • Transparent 0B52640B5264
  • Transparent 084150084150
  • Transparent 06313C06313C
  • Transparent 042128042128
  • Transparent 021014021014

Cyan Blue Color Patterns

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    Cyan Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cyan Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cyan Blue Plaid Pattern

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