#2F5ACF Hex Code

Color Name: Cerulean Blue

What is hex #2F5ACF Color?

Cerulean Blue (Hex code: 2F5ACF) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #2F5ACF is Cerulean Blue. The RGB values are (47, 90, 207) which means it is composed of 14% red, 26% green and 60% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:77 M:57 Y:0 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2F5ACF has a hue of 224°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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 #2F5ACF Color Codes

Color NameCerulean Blue
RGB Values(47, 90, 207)
CMYK Values(77%, 57%, 0%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(224°, 77%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#3366CC
Inverse Color#D0A530 [Satin Sheen Gold]
Closest Pantone®2726 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#CFA42F [Satin Sheen Gold]
#2F5ACF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#737373
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Hex #2F5ACF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2F5ACF. Complementary color is CFA42F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2F5ACF is #CFA42F 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 #2F5ACF color is offered by #CFA42F. 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 (2F5ACF, 542FCF and 2FAACF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2F5ACF are #542FCF and #2FAACF, called Iris and Ball Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2F5ACF 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 (2F5ACF, CF542F and AACF2F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2F5ACF are #CF542F (Medium Vermilion) and #AACF2F (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.

Triadic color palette with (2F5ACF, CF2F5A and 5ACF2F)

Triadic Palette

#2F5ACF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CF2F5A (Dingy Dungeon) and #5ACF2F (Harlequin Green) along with #2F5ACF, 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 (2F5ACF, CF2F5A, CFA42F and 2FCFA4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2F5ACF has #CF2F5A (Dingy Dungeon), #CFA42F (Satin Sheen Gold) and #2FCFA4 (Eucalyptus). 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 (2F5ACF, CF2FAA, CFA42F and 2FCF54)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2F5ACF contains #CF2FAA (Byzantine), #CFA42F (Satin Sheen Gold) and #2FCF54 (UFO 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 #2F5ACF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2F5ACF 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.

Shades of Cerulean Blue Color


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  • Transperent acbdecACBDEC
  • Transperent c1cef1C1CEF1
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  • Transperent 6071a06071A0
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  • Transperent 707890707890
  • Transperent 787c88787C88


  • Transperent 2648a62648A6
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  • Transperent 1c367c1C367C
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  • Transperent 132453132453
  • Transperent 0e1b3e0E1B3E
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  • Transperent 050915050915

#2F5ACF Color Patterns

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    Cerulean Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cerulean Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cerulean Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cerulean Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cerulean Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cerulean Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cerulean Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cerulean 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.