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#38318C Hex Code

Color Name: Cosmic Cobalt

What is hex #38318C Color?

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The color name of hex code #38318C is Cosmic Cobalt. The RGB values are (56, 49, 140) which means it is composed of 23% red, 20% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:60 M:65 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #38318C has a hue of 245°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 #38318C Color Codes

Color NameCosmic Cobalt
RGB Values(56, 49, 140)
CMYK Values(60%, 65%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(245°, 65%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#333399
Inverse Color#C7CE73 [Chinese Green]
Closest Pantone®7672 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#858C31 [Old Moss Green]
#38318C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

Hex #38318C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 38318C. Complementary color is 858C31

Complementary Palette

The complement of #38318C is #858C31 which is called Old Moss Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #38318C color is offered by #858C31. 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 (38318C, 66318C and 31588C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #38318C are #66318C and #31588C, called Eminence and B'dazzled Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #38318C 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 (38318C, 8C6631 and 588C31)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #38318C are #8C6631 (Coyote Brown) and #588C31 (Maximum 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.

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Triadic color palette with (38318C, 8C3831 and 318C38)

Triadic Palette

#38318C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C3831 (Burnt Umber) and #318C38 (Japanese Laurel) along with #38318C, 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 (38318C, 8C3831, 858C31 and 31858C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #38318C has #8C3831 (Burnt Umber), #858C31 (Old Moss Green) and #31858C (Celadon 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 (38318C, 8C3158, 858C31 and 318C66)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #38318C contains #8C3158 (Quinacridone Magenta), #858C31 (Old Moss Green) and #318C66 (Sea 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.

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Hex #38318C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #38318C 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 38318C Color


  • Transparent 605AA3605AA3
  • Transparent 746FAF746FAF
  • Transparent 8883BA8883BA
  • Transparent 9C98C69C98C6
  • Transparent AFADD1AFADD1
  • Transparent C3C1DDC3C1DD
  • Transparent D7D6E8D7D6E8
  • Transparent EBEAF4EBEAF4


  • Transparent 46418A46418A
  • Transparent 4E49884E4988
  • Transparent 555187555187
  • Transparent 5C59865C5986
  • Transparent 636085636085
  • Transparent 6A68846A6884
  • Transparent 727082727082
  • Transparent 797881797881


  • Transparent 2D27702D2770
  • Transparent 272262272262
  • Transparent 221D54221D54
  • Transparent 1C19461C1946
  • Transparent 161438161438
  • Transparent 110F2A110F2A
  • Transparent 0B0A1C0B0A1C
  • Transparent 06050E06050E

#38318C 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.