#398E9D Hex Code

Color Name: Jelly Bean Blue

What is hex #398E9D Color?

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The color name of hex code #398E9D is Jelly Bean Blue. The RGB values are (57, 142, 157) which means it is composed of 16% red, 40% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:64 M:10 Y:0 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, #398E9D has a hue of 189°, 64% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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 #398E9D Color Codes

Color NameJelly Bean Blue
RGB Values(57, 142, 157)
CMYK Values(64%, 10%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 64%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#C67162 [Fuzzy Wuzzy]
Closest Pantone®2235 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#9D4839 [Chestnut]
#398E9D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Desaturated#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B4B4B4

Hex #398E9D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 398E9D. Complementary color is 9D4839

Complementary Palette

The complement of #398E9D is #9D4839 which is called Chestnut. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #398E9D color is offered by #9D4839. 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 (398E9D, 395C9D and 399D7A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #398E9D are #395C9D and #399D7A, called Chinese Blue and Illuminating Emerald, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #398E9D 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 (398E9D, 9D395C and 9D7A39)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #398E9D are #9D395C (Quinacridone Magenta) and #9D7A39 (Metallic Sunburst). 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 (398E9D, 9D398E and 8E9D39)

Triadic Palette

#398E9D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9D398E (Violet (Crayola)) and #8E9D39 (Palm Leaf) along with #398E9D, 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 (398E9D, 9D398E, 9D4839 and 399D48)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #398E9D has #9D398E (Violet (Crayola)), #9D4839 (Chestnut) and #399D48 (May 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 (398E9D, 7A399D, 9D4839 and 5C9D39)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #398E9D contains #7A399D (Cadmium Violet), #9D4839 (Chestnut) and #5C9D39 (Maximum 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 #398E9D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #398E9D 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.

#398E9D Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 398E9D

    Jelly Bean 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.