#3AB2E8 Hex Code

Color Name: Picton Blue

What is hex #3AB2E8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #3AB2E8 is Picton Blue. The RGB values are (58, 178, 232) which means it is composed of 12% red, 38% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:75 M:23 Y:0 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3AB2E8 has a hue of 199°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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 #3AB2E8 Color Codes

Color NamePicton Blue
RGB Values(58, 178, 232)
CMYK Values(75%, 23%, 0%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(199°, 75%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#3399FF
Inverse Color#C54D17 [Sinopia]
Closest Pantone®298 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#E8703A [Chinese Orange]
#3AB2E8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Hex #3AB2E8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3AB2E8. Complementary color is E8703A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3AB2E8 is #E8703A which is called Chinese Orange. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3AB2E8 color is offered by #E8703A. 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.

3AB2E8 E8703A
Analogous color palette with (3AB2E8, 3A5BE8 and 3AE8C7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3AB2E8 are #3A5BE8 and #3AE8C7, called Royal Blue and Turquoise, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3AB2E8 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.

3AB2E8 3A5BE8 3AE8C7
Split Complementary color palette with (3AB2E8, E83A5B and E8C73A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3AB2E8 are #E83A5B (Paradise Pink) and #E8C73A (Sandstorm). 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.

3AB2E8 E83A5B E8C73A
Triadic color palette with (3AB2E8, E83AB2 and B2E83A)

Triadic Palette

#3AB2E8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E83AB2 (Frostbite) and #B2E83A (Green Lizard) along with #3AB2E8, 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 (3AB2E8, E83AB2, E8703A and 3AE870)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3AB2E8 has #E83AB2 (Frostbite), #E8703A (Chinese Orange) and #3AE870 (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.

3AB2E8 E83AB2 E8703A 3AE870
Square color palette with (3AB2E8, C73AE8, E8703A and 5BE83A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3AB2E8 contains #C73AE8 (Steel Pink), #E8703A (Chinese Orange) and #5BE83A (Harlequin 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.

3AB2E8 C73AE8 E8703A 5BE83A
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Hex #3AB2E8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3AB2E8 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 3AB2E8 Color


  • Transparent 61C1ED61C1ED
  • Transparent 75C9EF75C9EF
  • Transparent 89D1F189D1F1
  • Transparent 9DD9F49DD9F4
  • Transparent B0E0F6B0E0F6
  • Transparent C4E8F8C4E8F8
  • Transparent D8F0FAD8F0FA
  • Transparent EBF7FDEBF7FD


  • Transparent 48A8D348A8D3
  • Transparent 4FA3C94FA3C9
  • Transparent 569EBE569EBE
  • Transparent 5D99B45D99B4
  • Transparent 6494AA6494AA
  • Transparent 6B8F9F6B8F9F
  • Transparent 728A95728A95
  • Transparent 79858A79858A


  • Transparent 2E8EBA2E8EBA
  • Transparent 297DA2297DA2
  • Transparent 236B8B236B8B
  • Transparent 1D59741D5974
  • Transparent 17475D17475D
  • Transparent 113546113546
  • Transparent 0C242E0C242E
  • Transparent 061217061217

#3AB2E8 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.