#0099CC Hex Code

Color Name: Rich Electric Blue

What is hex #0099CC Color?

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The color name of hex code #0099CC is Rich Electric Blue. The RGB values are (0, 153, 204) 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:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #0099CC has a hue of 195°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 #0099CC Color Codes

Color NameRich Electric Blue
RGB Values(0, 153, 204)
CMYK Values(100%, 25%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 100%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#FF6633 [Smashed Pumpkin]
Closest Pantone®801 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#CC3300 [Mahogany]
#0099CC Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Desaturated#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#717171
Weighted Average (Luma)#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Hex #0099CC Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0099CC. Complementary color is CC3300

Complementary Palette

The complement of #0099CC is #CC3300 which is called Mahogany. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0099CC color is offered by #CC3300. 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 (0099CC, 0033CC and 00CC99)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #0099CC are #0033CC and #00CC99, called Absolute Zero (Crayola) and Caribbean Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #0099CC 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 (0099CC, CC0033 and CC9900)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #0099CC are #CC0033 (Vivid Crimson) and #CC9900 (Chinese Gold). 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 (0099CC, CC0099 and 99CC00)

Triadic Palette

#0099CC triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CC0099 (Medium Violet-Red) and #99CC00 (Sheen Green) along with #0099CC, 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 (0099CC, CC0099, CC3300 and 00CC33)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #0099CC has #CC0099 (Medium Violet-Red), #CC3300 (Mahogany) and #00CC33 (Vivid Malachite). 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 (0099CC, 9900CC, CC3300 and 33CC00)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #0099CC contains #9900CC (Dark Violet), #CC3300 (Mahogany) and #33CC00 (Harlequin 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 #0099CC Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #0099CC 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.

#0099CC Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 0099CC

    Rich Electric Blue 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.