#33A6CC Hex Code

Color Name: Moonstone

What is hex #33A6CC Color?

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The color name of hex code #33A6CC is Moonstone. The RGB values are (51, 166, 204) which means it is composed of 12% red, 39% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:75 M:19 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #33A6CC has a hue of 195°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 #33A6CC Color Codes

Color NameMoonstone
RGB Values(51, 166, 204)
CMYK Values(75%, 19%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 75%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#CC5933 [Medium Vermilion]
Closest Pantone®631 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#CC5933 [Medium Vermilion]
#33A6CC Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#888888
Weighted Average (Luma)#909090
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Hex #33A6CC Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 33A6CC. Complementary color is CC5933

Complementary Palette

The complement of #33A6CC is #CC5933 which is called Medium Vermilion. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #33A6CC color is offered by #CC5933. 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 (33A6CC, 335ACC and 33CCA6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #33A6CC are #335ACC and #33CCA6, called Cerulean Blue and Eucalyptus, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #33A6CC 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 (33A6CC, CC335A and CCA633)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #33A6CC are #CC335A (Dingy Dungeon) and #CCA633 (Satin Sheen 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.

Triadic color palette with (33A6CC, CC33A6 and A6CC33)

Triadic Palette

#33A6CC triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CC33A6 (Byzantine) and #A6CC33 (Android Green) along with #33A6CC, 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 (33A6CC, CC33A6, CC5933 and 33CC59)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #33A6CC has #CC33A6 (Byzantine), #CC5933 (Medium Vermilion) and #33CC59 (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.

Square color palette with (33A6CC, A633CC, CC5933 and 5ACC33)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #33A6CC contains #A633CC (Dark Orchid), #CC5933 (Medium Vermilion) and #5ACC33 (Green (RYB)). 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 #33A6CC Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #33A6CC 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.

#33A6CC Color Patterns

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    Moonstone Gingham Checks

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    Moonstone Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Moonstone Polka Dots Pattern

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    Moonstone Honeycomb Pattern

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    Moonstone Leaves Pattern

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    Moonstone Houndstooth Pattern

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    Moonstone Trellis Pattern

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    Moonstone 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.