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#238ACA Hex Code

Color Name: Cyan Cornflower Blue

What is hex #238ACA Color?

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The color name of hex code #238ACA is Cyan Cornflower Blue. The RGB values are (35, 138, 202) which means it is composed of 9% red, 37% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:83 M:32 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, #238ACA has a hue of 203°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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 #238ACA Color Codes

Color NameCyan Cornflower Blue
RGB Values(35, 138, 202)
CMYK Values(83%, 32%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 83%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#DC7535 [Bronze]
Closest Pantone®7689 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#CA6323 [Chocolate (Web)]
#238ACA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#727272
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #238ACA Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 238ACA. Complementary color is CA6323

Complementary Palette

The complement of #238ACA is #CA6323 which is called Chocolate (Web). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #238ACA color is offered by #CA6323. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (238ACA, 2337CA and 23CAB7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #238ACA are #2337CA and #23CAB7, called Persian Blue and Maximum Blue Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #238ACA 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (238ACA, CA2337 and CAB723)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #238ACA are #CA2337 (Cardinal) and #CAB723 (American 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.

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Triadic color palette with (238ACA, CA238A and 8ACA23)

Triadic Palette

#238ACA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CA238A (Royal Fuchsia) and #8ACA23 (Dark Lemon Lime) along with #238ACA, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (238ACA, CA238A, CA6323 and 23CA63)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #238ACA has #CA238A (Royal Fuchsia), #CA6323 (Chocolate (Web)) and #23CA63 (UFO 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.

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Square color palette with (238ACA, B723CA, CA6323 and 37CA23)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #238ACA contains #B723CA (Steel Pink), #CA6323 (Chocolate (Web)) and #37CA23 (Lime 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.

238ACA B723CA CA6323 37CA23
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Hex #238ACA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #238ACA 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.

238ACA 4B23CA CA23BA CA232B CAAB23 5ACA23 23CA7B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 238ACA Color


  • Transparent 4FA1D54FA1D5
  • Transparent 65ADDA65ADDA
  • Transparent 7BB9DF7BB9DF
  • Transparent 91C5E591C5E5
  • Transparent A7D0EAA7D0EA
  • Transparent BDDCEFBDDCEF
  • Transparent D3E8F4D3E8F4
  • Transparent E9F3FAE9F3FA


  • Transparent 3688BB3688BB
  • Transparent 3F87B43F87B4
  • Transparent 4886AC4886AC
  • Transparent 5285A55285A5
  • Transparent 5B849E5B849E
  • Transparent 648396648396
  • Transparent 6D828F6D828F
  • Transparent 778187778187


  • Transparent 1C6EA21C6EA2
  • Transparent 19618D19618D
  • Transparent 155379155379
  • Transparent 124565124565
  • Transparent 0E37510E3751
  • Transparent 0B293D0B293D
  • Transparent 071C28071C28
  • Transparent 040E14040E14

#238ACA Color Patterns

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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.