#3F5188 Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Blue

What is hex #3F5188 Color?

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The color name of hex code #3F5188 is Chinese Blue. The RGB values are (63, 81, 136) which means it is composed of 23% red, 29% green and 49% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:54 M:40 Y:0 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3F5188 has a hue of 225°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 #3F5188 Color Codes

Color NameChinese Blue
RGB Values(63, 81, 136)
CMYK Values(54%, 40%, 0%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(225°, 54%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#C0AE77 [Misty Moss]
Closest Pantone®7673 C
Closest RAL5007 [Brilliant blue]
Complementary Color#88763F [Old Moss Green]
#3F5188 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#525252
Weighted Average (Luma)#515151
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Hex #3F5188 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3F5188. Complementary color is 88763F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3F5188 is #88763F 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 #3F5188 color is offered by #88763F. 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 (3F5188, 523F88 and 3F7688)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3F5188 are #523F88 and #3F7688, called Dark Slate Blue and Jelly Bean Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3F5188 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 (3F5188, 88523F and 76883F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3F5188 are #88523F (Milk Chocolate) and #76883F (Palm Leaf). 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 (3F5188, 883F51 and 51883F)

Triadic Palette

#3F5188 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #883F51 (Deep Ruby) and #51883F (May Green) along with #3F5188, 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 (3F5188, 883F51, 88763F and 3F8876)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3F5188 has #883F51 (Deep Ruby), #88763F (Old Moss Green) and #3F8876 (Deep Aquamarine). 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 (3F5188, 883F76, 88763F and 3F8852)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3F5188 contains #883F76 (Twilight Lavender), #88763F (Old Moss Green) and #3F8852 (Amazon). 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 #3F5188 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3F5188 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 3F5188 Color


  • Transparent 6574A06574A0
  • Transparent 7985AC7985AC
  • Transparent 8C97B88C97B8
  • Transparent 9FA8C49FA8C4
  • Transparent B2B9CFB2B9CF
  • Transparent C5CBDBC5CBDB
  • Transparent D9DCE7D9DCE7
  • Transparent ECEEF3ECEEF3


  • Transparent 4C5A864C5A86
  • Transparent 535F86535F86
  • Transparent 596485596485
  • Transparent 606984606984
  • Transparent 666D83666D83
  • Transparent 6D72826D7282
  • Transparent 737782737782
  • Transparent 7A7B817A7B81


  • Transparent 32416D32416D
  • Transparent 2C395F2C395F
  • Transparent 263152263152
  • Transparent 202944202944
  • Transparent 192036192036
  • Transparent 131829131829
  • Transparent 0D101B0D101B
  • Transparent 06080E06080E

#3F5188 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.