#3333FF Hex Code

Color Name: Palatinate Blue

What is hex #3333FF Color?

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The color name of hex code #3333FF is Palatinate Blue. The RGB values are (51, 51, 255) which means it is composed of 14% red, 14% green and 71% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:80 M:80 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3333FF has a hue of 240°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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 #3333FF Color Codes

Color NamePalatinate Blue
RGB Values(51, 51, 255)
CMYK Values(80%, 80%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 80%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#3333FF
Inverse Color#CCCC00 [Bitter Lemon]
Closest Pantone®2726 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#FFFF33 [Electric Yellow]
#3333FF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Hex #3333FF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3333FF. Complementary color is FFFF33

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3333FF is #FFFF33 which is called Electric Yellow. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3333FF color is offered by #FFFF33. 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 (3333FF, 9933FF and 3399FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3333FF are #9933FF and #3399FF, called Purple (X11) and Brilliant Azure, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3333FF 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 (3333FF, FF9933 and 99FF33)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3333FF are #FF9933 (Deep Saffron) and #99FF33 (French Lime). 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 (3333FF, FF3333 and 33FF33)

Triadic Palette

#3333FF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF3333 (Deep Carmine Pink) and #33FF33 (Neon Green) along with #3333FF, 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 (3333FF, FF3333, FFFF33 and 33FFFF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3333FF has #FF3333 (Deep Carmine Pink), #FFFF33 (Electric Yellow) and #33FFFF (Fluorescent Blue). 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 (3333FF, FF3399, FFFF33 and 33FF99)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3333FF contains #FF3399 (French Fuchsia), #FFFF33 (Electric Yellow) and #33FF99 (Eucalyptus). 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 #3333FF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3333FF 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 Palatinate Blue Color


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#3333FF Color Patterns

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    Palatinate Blue Gingham Checks

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    Palatinate Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Palatinate Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Palatinate Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Palatinate Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Palatinate Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Palatinate Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Palatinate 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.