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Deep Sky Blue Color

HEX #00BFFF / RGB (0, 191, 255)

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What is Deep Sky Blue Color?

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Deep Sky Blue has the hex code #00BFFF. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 191, 255), which means it is composed of 0% red, 43% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:25 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Deep Sky Blue has a hue of 195°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Deep Sky Blue is a web color and lies exactly between azure and cyan in the RGB color wheel. The color can be used with its name, "DeepBlueSky", in HTML and CSS code instead of the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.
Other names: Capri

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Deep Sky Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#00BFFF
RGB Values(0, 191, 255)
CMYK Values(100%, 25%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#00CCFF
Inverse Color#FF4000 [Red-Orange (X11)]
Closest Pantone®306 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#FF4000 [Red-Orange (X11)]
Deep Sky Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Deep Sky Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 00BFFF. Complementary color is FF4000

Complementary Palette

The complement of Deep Sky Blue is Red-Orange (X11) with the hex code #FF4000. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #00BFFF color is offered by #FF4000. 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.

00BFFF FF4000
Analogous color palette with (00BFFF, 0040FF and 00FFC0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Deep Sky Blue (#00BFFF) are Blue (RYB) (#0040FF) and Sea Green (Crayola) (#00FFC0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Deep 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.

00BFFF 0040FF 00FFC0
Split Complementary color palette with (00BFFF, FF0040 and FFC000)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Deep Sky Blue (#00BFFF) are #FF0040 (Electric Crimson) and #FFC000 (Amber). 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.

00BFFF FF0040 FFC000
Triadic color palette with (00BFFF, FF00BF and BFFF00)

Triadic Palette

Deep Sky Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF00BF (Shocking Pink) and #BFFF00 (Bitter Lime) along with #00BFFF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (00BFFF, FF00BF, FF4000 and 00FF40)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Deep Sky Blue has four colors - #FF00BF (Shocking Pink), #FF4000 (Red-Orange (X11)) and #00FF40 (Malachite) in addition to the base color (#00BFFF). 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.

00BFFF FF00BF FF4000 00FF40
Square color palette with (00BFFF, C000FF, FF4000 and 40FF00)

Square Palette

Deep Sky Blue square color palette has #C000FF (Electric Purple), #FF4000 (Red-Orange (X11)) and #40FF00 (Harlequin). 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.

00BFFF C000FF FF4000 40FF00
Rainbow color

Deep Sky Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Deep 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.

00BFFF 1B00FF F600FF FF002E FFAD00 76FF00 00FF64

Tints, Tones & Shades of Deep Sky Blue Color


  • Transparent 33CCFF33CCFF
  • Transparent 4DD2FF4DD2FF
  • Transparent 66D9FF66D9FF
  • Transparent 80DFFF80DFFF
  • Transparent 99E5FF99E5FF
  • Transparent B3ECFFB3ECFF
  • Transparent CCF2FFCCF2FF
  • Transparent E6F9FFE6F9FF


  • Transparent 1AB2E61AB2E6
  • Transparent 26ACD926ACD9
  • Transparent 33A6CC33A6CC
  • Transparent 40A0C040A0C0
  • Transparent 4D99B34D99B3
  • Transparent 5A93A65A93A6
  • Transparent 668D99668D99
  • Transparent 73868D73868D


  • Transparent 0099CC0099CC
  • Transparent 0086B30086B3
  • Transparent 007399007399
  • Transparent 006080006080
  • Transparent 004C66004C66
  • Transparent 00394D00394D
  • Transparent 002633002633
  • Transparent 00131A00131A

Deep Sky Blue Color Patterns

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    Deep Sky Blue Gingham Checks

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    Deep Sky Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Deep Sky Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Sky Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Sky Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Sky Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Sky Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Sky Blue Plaid Pattern

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