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#00008B Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Blue

What is hex #00008B Color?

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The color name of hex code #00008B is Dark Blue. The RGB values are (0, 0, 139) which means it is composed of 0% red, 0% green and 100% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:100 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #00008B has a hue of 240°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

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Hex #00008B Color Codes

Color NameDark Blue
RGB Values(0, 0, 139)
CMYK Values(100%, 100%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 100%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#000099
Inverse Color#FFFF74 [Laser Lemon]
Closest Pantone®2738 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#8B8B00 [Olive]
#00008B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#0F0F0F
Weighted Average (Luma)#0A0A0A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#363636

Hex #00008B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 00008B. Complementary color is 8B8B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of #00008B is #8B8B00 which is called Olive. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #00008B color is offered by #8B8B00. 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.

00008B 8B8B00
Analogous color palette with (00008B, 46008B and 00468B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #00008B are #46008B and #00468B, called Indigo and Midnight Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #00008B with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

00008B 46008B 00468B
Split Complementary color palette with (00008B, 8B4600 and 468B00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #00008B are #8B4600 (Dark Bronze) and #468B00 (Avocado). 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.

00008B 8B4600 468B00
Triadic color palette with (00008B, 8B0000 and 008B00)

Triadic Palette

#00008B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B0000 (Dark Red) and #008B00 (Islamic Green) along with #00008B, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

00008B 8B0000 008B00
Tetradic color palette with (00008B, 8B0000, 8B8B00 and 008B8B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #00008B has #8B0000 (Dark Red), #8B8B00 (Olive) and #008B8B (Dark Cyan). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

00008B 8B0000 8B8B00 008B8B
Square color palette with (00008B, 8B0046, 8B8B00 and 008B46)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #00008B contains #8B0046 (Rose Garnet), #8B8B00 (Olive) and #008B46 (Philippine 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.

00008B 8B0046 8B8B00 008B46
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Hex #00008B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #00008B rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

00008B 77008B 8B0028 8B4F00 4F8B00 008B28 00778B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 00008B Color


  • Transparent 3333A23333A2
  • Transparent 4D4DAE4D4DAE
  • Transparent 6666B96666B9
  • Transparent 8080C58080C5
  • Transparent 9999D19999D1
  • Transparent B3B3DCB3B3DC
  • Transparent CCCCE8CCCCE8
  • Transparent E6E6F3E6E6F3


  • Transparent 1A1A891A1A89
  • Transparent 262688262688
  • Transparent 333387333387
  • Transparent 404086404086
  • Transparent 4D4D844D4D84
  • Transparent 5A5A835A5A83
  • Transparent 666682666682
  • Transparent 737381737381


  • Transparent 00006F00006F
  • Transparent 000061000061
  • Transparent 000053000053
  • Transparent 000046000046
  • Transparent 000038000038
  • Transparent 00002A00002A
  • Transparent 00001C00001C
  • Transparent 00000E00000E

#00008B Color Patterns

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    #00008B Honeycomb Pattern

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    #00008B Leaves Pattern

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    #00008B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #00008B Trellis Pattern

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    #00008B Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.