#165686 Hex Code

Color Name: Blue Sapphire

What is hex #165686 Color?

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The color name of hex code #165686 is Blue Sapphire. The RGB values are (22, 86, 134) which means it is composed of 9% red, 36% green and 55% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:84 M:36 Y:0 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, #165686 has a hue of 206°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 #165686 Color Codes

Color NameBlue Sapphire
RGB Values(22, 86, 134)
CMYK Values(84%, 36%, 0%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 84%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#E9A979 [Middle Yellow Red]
Closest Pantone®7700 C
Closest RAL5019 [Capri blue]
Complementary Color#864616 [Saddle Brown]
#165686 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#515151
Weighted Average (Most Common)#484848
Weighted Average (Luma)#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8F8F8F

Hex #165686 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 165686. Complementary color is 864616

Complementary Palette

The complement of #165686 is #864616 which is called Saddle Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #165686 color is offered by #864616. 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 (165686, 161E86 and 16867E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #165686 are #161E86 and #16867E, called Indigo Dye and Metallic Seaweed, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #165686 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 (165686, 86161E and 867E16)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #165686 are #86161E (Falu Red) and #867E16 (Bistre Brown). 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 (165686, 861656 and 568616)

Triadic Palette

#165686 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #861656 (French Plum) and #568616 (Avocado) along with #165686, 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 (165686, 861656, 864616 and 168646)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #165686 has #861656 (French Plum), #864616 (Saddle Brown) and #168646 (Salem). 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 (165686, 7E1686, 864616 and 1E8616)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #165686 contains #7E1686 (Patriarch), #864616 (Saddle Brown) and #1E8616 (Verse 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 #165686 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #165686 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.

#165686 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire gingham checks pattern

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    Blue Sapphire vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 165686

    Blue Sapphire trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 165686

    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.