#006080 Hex Code

Color Name: Blue Sapphire

What is hex #006080 Color?

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The color name of hex code #006080 is Blue Sapphire. The RGB values are (0, 96, 128) 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:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, #006080 has a hue of 195°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Hex #006080 Color Codes

Color NameBlue Sapphire
RGB Values(0, 96, 128)
CMYK Values(100%, 25%, 0%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 100%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#FF9F7F [Light Salmon]
Closest Pantone®7707 C
Closest RAL5017 [Traffic blue]
Complementary Color#802000 [Kenyan Copper]
#006080 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#474747
Weighted Average (Luma)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#919191

Hex #006080 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 006080. Complementary color is 802000

Complementary Palette

The complement of #006080 is #802000 which is called Kenyan Copper. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #006080 color is offered by #802000. 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.

Analogous color palette with (006080, 002080 and 008060)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #006080 are #002080 and #008060, called Resolution Blue and Spanish Viridian, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #006080 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (006080, 800020 and 806000)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #006080 are #800020 (Burgundy) and #806000 (Bronze 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.

Triadic color palette with (006080, 800060 and 608000)

Triadic Palette

#006080 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #800060 (French Plum) and #608000 (Avocado) along with #006080, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (006080, 800060, 802000 and 008020)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #006080 has #800060 (French Plum), #802000 (Kenyan Copper) and #008020 (La Salle Green). 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.

Square color palette with (006080, 600080, 802000 and 208000)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #006080 contains #600080 (Metallic Violet), #802000 (Kenyan Copper) and #208000 (India 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #006080 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #006080 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.

#006080 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 006080

    Blue Sapphire plaid pattern

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.