Dark Sky Blue Color

HEX #0BA8E6 / RGB (11, 168, 230)

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What is Dark Sky Blue Color?

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Dark Sky Blue has the hex code #0BA8E6. The equivalent RGB values are (11, 168, 230), which means it is composed of 3% red, 41% green and 56% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:95 M:27 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Sky Blue has a hue of 197°, 95% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Dark Sky Blue is not included in the web colors list and can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB and/or HSL values. The CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximates having been calculated from the hexadecimal code through known formulae.

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Dark Sky Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0BA8E6
RGB Values(11, 168, 230)
CMYK Values(95%, 27%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(197°, 95%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#0099FF
Inverse Color#F45719 [Giants Orange]
Closest Pantone®2995 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#E6490B [Persimmon]
Dark Sky Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#808080
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Dark Sky Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0BA8E6. Complementary color is E6490B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Sky Blue is Persimmon with the hex code #E6490B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0BA8E6 color is offered by #E6490B. 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.

0BA8E6 E6490B
Analogous color palette with (0BA8E6, 0B3BE6 and 0BE6B7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Sky Blue (#0BA8E6) are Palatinate Blue (#0B3BE6) and Sea Green (Crayola) (#0BE6B7). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Sky 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.

0BA8E6 0B3BE6 0BE6B7
Split Complementary color palette with (0BA8E6, E60B3B and E6B70B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Sky Blue (#0BA8E6) are #E60B3B (Crimson) and #E6B70B (Mustard Yellow). 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.

0BA8E6 E60B3B E6B70B
Triadic color palette with (0BA8E6, E60BA8 and A8E60B)

Triadic Palette

Dark Sky Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E60BA8 (Fashion Fuchsia) and #A8E60B (Vivid Lime Green) along with #0BA8E6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

0BA8E6 E60BA8 A8E60B
Tetradic color palette with (0BA8E6, E60BA8, E6490B and 0BE649)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Sky Blue has four colors - #E60BA8 (Fashion Fuchsia), #E6490B (Persimmon) and #0BE649 (Malachite) in addition to the base color (#0BA8E6). 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.

0BA8E6 E60BA8 E6490B 0BE649
Square color palette with (0BA8E6, B70BE6, E6490B and 3BE60B)

Square Palette

Dark Sky Blue square color palette has #B70BE6 (Vivid Mulberry), #E6490B (Persimmon) and #3BE60B (Neon 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.

0BA8E6 B70BE6 E6490B 3BE60B
Rainbow color

Dark Sky Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Sky 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.

0BA8E6 2A0BE6 E50BE6 E60B2B E6A70B 69E60B 0BE668

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Sky Blue Color


  • Transparent 3CB9EB3CB9EB
  • Transparent 54C2EE54C2EE
  • Transparent 6DCBF06DCBF0
  • Transparent 85D4F385D4F3
  • Transparent 9DDCF59DDCF5
  • Transparent B6E5F8B6E5F8
  • Transparent CEEEFACEEEFA
  • Transparent E7F6FDE7F6FD


  • Transparent 22A0D222A0D2
  • Transparent 2E9CC72E9CC7
  • Transparent 3A98BD3A98BD
  • Transparent 4694B34694B3
  • Transparent 5190A95190A9
  • Transparent 5D8C9F5D8C9F
  • Transparent 698894698894
  • Transparent 74848A74848A


  • Transparent 0986B80986B8
  • Transparent 0876A10876A1
  • Transparent 07658A07658A
  • Transparent 065473065473
  • Transparent 04435C04435C
  • Transparent 033245033245
  • Transparent 02222E02222E
  • Transparent 011117011117

Dark Sky Blue Color Patterns

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    Dark Sky Blue Gingham Checks

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    Dark Sky Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Sky Blue Plaid Pattern

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