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#2C5AC4 Hex Code

Color Name: Cerulean Blue

What is hex #2C5AC4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #2C5AC4 is Cerulean Blue. The RGB values are (44, 90, 196) which means it is composed of 13% red, 27% green and 59% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:78 M:54 Y:0 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2C5AC4 has a hue of 222°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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 #2C5AC4 Color Codes

Color NameCerulean Blue
RGB Values(44, 90, 196)
CMYK Values(78%, 54%, 0%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(222°, 78%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#3366CC
Inverse Color#D3A53B [American Gold]
Closest Pantone®7455 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#C4962C [Satin Sheen Gold]
#2C5AC4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#585858
Weighted Average (Luma)#585858
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#999999

Hex #2C5AC4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2C5AC4. Complementary color is C4962C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2C5AC4 is #C4962C which is called Satin Sheen Gold. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2C5AC4 color is offered by #C4962C. 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.

2C5AC4 C4962C
Analogous color palette with (2C5AC4, 4A2CC4 and 2CA6C4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2C5AC4 are #4A2CC4 and #2CA6C4, called Ocean Blue and Moonstone, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2C5AC4 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.

2C5AC4 4A2CC4 2CA6C4
Split Complementary color palette with (2C5AC4, C44A2C and A6C42C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2C5AC4 are #C44A2C (Dark Pastel Red) and #A6C42C (Android Green). 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.

2C5AC4 C44A2C A6C42C
Triadic color palette with (2C5AC4, C42C5A and 5AC42C)

Triadic Palette

#2C5AC4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C42C5A (Dingy Dungeon) and #5AC42C (Green (RYB)) along with #2C5AC4, 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.

2C5AC4 C42C5A 5AC42C
Tetradic color palette with (2C5AC4, C42C5A, C4962C and 2CC496)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2C5AC4 has #C42C5A (Dingy Dungeon), #C4962C (Satin Sheen Gold) and #2CC496 (Mountain Meadow). 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.

2C5AC4 C42C5A C4962C 2CC496
Square color palette with (2C5AC4, C42CA6, C4962C and 2CC44A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2C5AC4 contains #C42CA6 (Byzantine), #C4962C (Satin Sheen Gold) and #2CC44A (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.

2C5AC4 C42CA6 C4962C 2CC44A
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Hex #2C5AC4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2C5AC4 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 2C5AC4 Color


  • Transparent 567BD0567BD0
  • Transparent 6B8CD66B8CD6
  • Transparent 809CDC809CDC
  • Transparent 96ADE296ADE2
  • Transparent ABBDE7ABBDE7
  • Transparent C0CEEDC0CEED
  • Transparent D5DEF3D5DEF3
  • Transparent EAEFF9EAEFF9


  • Transparent 3D62B63D62B6
  • Transparent 4565B04565B0
  • Transparent 4E69A94E69A9
  • Transparent 566DA2566DA2
  • Transparent 5E719B5E719B
  • Transparent 677594677594
  • Transparent 6F788E6F788E
  • Transparent 787C87787C87


  • Transparent 23489D23489D
  • Transparent 1F3F891F3F89
  • Transparent 1A36761A3676
  • Transparent 162D62162D62
  • Transparent 12244E12244E
  • Transparent 0D1B3B0D1B3B
  • Transparent 091227091227
  • Transparent 040914040914

#2C5AC4 Color Patterns

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    #2C5AC4 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #2C5AC4 Plaid Pattern

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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.