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German Blue Color

HEX #049BE5 / RGB (4, 155, 229)

What is German Blue Color?

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German Blue has the hex code #049BE5. The equivalent RGB values are (4, 155, 229), which means it is composed of 1% red, 40% green and 59% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:98 M:32 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, German Blue has a hue of 200°, 98% 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.

German Blue color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, German Blue 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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German Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#049BE5
RGB Values(4, 155, 229)
CMYK Values(98%, 32%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 98%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#FB641A [Orange-Red]
Closest Pantone®2925 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#E54E04 [Persimmon]
German Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#818181
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#808080
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

German Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 049BE5. Complementary color is E54E04

Complementary Palette

The complement of German Blue is Persimmon with the hex code #E54E04. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #049BE5 color is offered by #E54E04. 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 (049BE5, 042BE5 and 04E5BF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of German Blue (#049BE5) are Bluebonnet (#042BE5) and Robin Egg Blue (#04E5BF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of German 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 (049BE5, E5042B and E5BF04)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of German Blue (#049BE5) are #E5042B (Medium Candy Apple Red) and #E5BF04 (Yellow (Munsell)). 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 (049BE5, E5049B and 9BE504)

Triadic Palette

German Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E5049B (Fashion Fuchsia) and #9BE504 (Vivid Lime Green) along with #049BE5 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 (049BE5, E5049B, E54E04 and 04E54E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of German Blue has four colors - #E5049B (Fashion Fuchsia), #E54E04 (Persimmon) and #04E54E (Malachite) in addition to the base color (#049BE5). 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 (049BE5, BF04E5, E54E04 and 2AE504)

Square Palette

German Blue square color palette has #BF04E5 (Vivid Mulberry), #E54E04 (Persimmon) and #2AE504 (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.

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Rainbow color

German Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our German 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 German Blue Color


  • Transparent 36AFEA36AFEA
  • Transparent 4FB9ED4FB9ED
  • Transparent 68C3EF68C3EF
  • Transparent 82CDF282CDF2
  • Transparent 9BD7F59BD7F5
  • Transparent B4E1F7B4E1F7
  • Transparent CDEBFACDEBFA
  • Transparent E6F5FCE6F5FC


  • Transparent 1D96D11D96D1
  • Transparent 2993C72993C7
  • Transparent 3690BD3690BD
  • Transparent 428EB3428EB3
  • Transparent 4E8BA84E8BA8
  • Transparent 5B889E5B889E
  • Transparent 678594678594
  • Transparent 74838A74838A


  • Transparent 037CB7037CB7
  • Transparent 036DA0036DA0
  • Transparent 025D89025D89
  • Transparent 024E73024E73
  • Transparent 023E5C023E5C
  • Transparent 012F45012F45
  • Transparent 011F2E011F2E
  • Transparent 001017001017

German Blue Color Patterns

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    German Blue Gingham Checks

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    German Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Blue Plaid Pattern

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