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#0048FF Hex Code

Color Name: Blue (RYB)

What is hex #0048FF Color?

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The color name of hex code #0048FF is Blue (RYB). The RGB values are (0, 72, 255) which means it is composed of 0% red, 22% green and 78% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:72 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #0048FF has a hue of 223°, 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.

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Hex #0048FF Color Codes

Color NameBlue (RYB)
RGB Values(0, 72, 255)
CMYK Values(100%, 72%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(223°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#0033FF
Inverse Color#FFB700 [Selective Yellow]
Closest Pantone®285 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#FFB700 [Selective Yellow]
#0048FF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#474747
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

Hex #0048FF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0048FF. Complementary color is FFB700

Complementary Palette

The complement of #0048FF is #FFB700 which is called Selective Yellow. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0048FF color is offered by #FFB700. 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.

0048FF FFB700
Analogous color palette with (0048FF, 3800FF and 00C8FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #0048FF are #3800FF and #00C8FF, called Electric Ultramarine and Vivid Sky Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #0048FF 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.

0048FF 3800FF 00C8FF
Split Complementary color palette with (0048FF, FF3800 and C8FF00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #0048FF are #FF3800 (Coquelicot) and #C8FF00 (Electric Lime). 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.

0048FF FF3800 C8FF00
Triadic color palette with (0048FF, FF0048 and 48FF00)

Triadic Palette

#0048FF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF0048 (Folly) and #48FF00 (Chlorophyll Green) along with #0048FF, 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.

0048FF FF0048 48FF00
Tetradic color palette with (0048FF, FF0048, FFB700 and 00FFB7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #0048FF has #FF0048 (Folly), #FFB700 (Selective Yellow) and #00FFB7 (Sea Green (Crayola)). 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.

0048FF FF0048 FFB700 00FFB7
Square color palette with (0048FF, FF00C8, FFB700 and 00FF38)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #0048FF contains #FF00C8 (Shocking Pink), #FFB700 (Selective Yellow) and #00FF38 (Malachite). 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.

0048FF FF00C8 FFB700 00FF38
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Hex #0048FF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #0048FF 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.

0048FF 9200FF FF0091 FF4900 DAFF00 00FF01 00FFDB

Tints, Tones & Shades of 0048FF Color


  • Transparent 336DFF336DFF
  • Transparent 4D7FFF4D7FFF
  • Transparent 6691FF6691FF
  • Transparent 80A4FF80A4FF
  • Transparent 99B6FF99B6FF
  • Transparent B3C8FFB3C8FF
  • Transparent CCDAFFCCDAFF
  • Transparent E6EDFFE6EDFF


  • Transparent 1A53E61A53E6
  • Transparent 2659D92659D9
  • Transparent 335ECC335ECC
  • Transparent 4064C04064C0
  • Transparent 4D6AB34D6AB3
  • Transparent 5A6FA65A6FA6
  • Transparent 667599667599
  • Transparent 737A8D737A8D


  • Transparent 003ACC003ACC
  • Transparent 0032B30032B3
  • Transparent 002B99002B99
  • Transparent 002480002480
  • Transparent 001D66001D66
  • Transparent 00164D00164D
  • Transparent 000E33000E33
  • Transparent 00071A00071A

#0048FF Color Patterns

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    #0048FF Houndstooth Pattern

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    #0048FF Trellis Pattern

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    #0048FF 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.