#0086B3 Hex Code

Color Name: Blue (NCS)

What is hex #0086B3 Color?

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The color name of hex code #0086B3 is Blue (NCS). The RGB values are (0, 134, 179) 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:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, #0086B3 has a hue of 195°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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 #0086B3 Color Codes

Color NameBlue (NCS)
RGB Values(0, 134, 179)
CMYK Values(100%, 25%, 0%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 100%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#FF794C [Coral]
Closest Pantone®7704 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#B32D00 [Rufous]
#0086B3 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Hex #0086B3 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0086B3. Complementary color is B32D00

Complementary Palette

The complement of #0086B3 is #B32D00 which is called Rufous. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0086B3 color is offered by #B32D00. 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 (0086B3, 002DB3 and 00B387)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #0086B3 are #002DB3 and #00B387, called UA Blue and Persian Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #0086B3 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 (0086B3, B3002D and B38700)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #0086B3 are #B3002D (Alabama Crimson) and #B38700 (Dark Goldenrod). 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 (0086B3, B30086 and 86B300)

Triadic Palette

#0086B3 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B30086 (Medium Violet-Red) and #86B300 (Apple Green) along with #0086B3, 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 (0086B3, B30086, B32D00 and 00B32D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #0086B3 has #B30086 (Medium Violet-Red), #B32D00 (Rufous) and #00B32D (Dark Pastel 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 (0086B3, 8700B3, B32D00 and 2DB300)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #0086B3 contains #8700B3 (Violet (RYB)), #B32D00 (Rufous) and #2DB300 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)). 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 #0086B3 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #0086B3 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.

#0086B3 Color Patterns

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    Blue (NCS) Gingham Checks

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    Blue (NCS) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) Leaves Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) Trellis Pattern

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    Blue (NCS) 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.