#426A8C Hex Code

Color Name: Queen Blue

What is hex #426A8C Color?

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The color name of hex code #426A8C is Queen Blue. The RGB values are (66, 106, 140) which means it is composed of 21% red, 34% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:53 M:24 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #426A8C has a hue of 208°, 53% 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 #426A8C Color Codes

Color NameQueen Blue
RGB Values(66, 106, 140)
CMYK Values(53%, 24%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 53%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#BD9573 [Camel]
Closest Pantone®7698 C
Closest RAL5007 [Brilliant blue]
Complementary Color#8C6442 [Raw Umber]
#426A8C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#626262
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Hex #426A8C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 426A8C. Complementary color is 8C6442

Complementary Palette

The complement of #426A8C is #8C6442 which is called Raw Umber. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #426A8C color is offered by #8C6442. 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 (426A8C, 42458C and 428C89)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #426A8C are #42458C and #428C89, called Dark Slate Blue and Jelly Bean Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #426A8C 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 (426A8C, 8C4245 and 8C8942)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #426A8C are #8C4245 (Cordovan) and #8C8942 (Old Moss 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 (426A8C, 8C426A and 6A8C42)

Triadic Palette

#426A8C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C426A (Twilight Lavender) and #6A8C42 (Palm Leaf) along with #426A8C, 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 (426A8C, 8C426A, 8C6442 and 428C64)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #426A8C has #8C426A (Twilight Lavender), #8C6442 (Raw Umber) and #428C64 (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 (426A8C, 89428C, 8C6442 and 458C42)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #426A8C contains #89428C (Plum), #8C6442 (Raw Umber) and #458C42 (May 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 #426A8C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #426A8C 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 426A8C Color


  • Transparent 6888A36888A3
  • Transparent 7B97AF7B97AF
  • Transparent 8EA6BA8EA6BA
  • Transparent A1B5C6A1B5C6
  • Transparent B3C3D1B3C3D1
  • Transparent C6D2DDC6D2DD
  • Transparent D9E1E8D9E1E8
  • Transparent ECF0F4ECF0F4


  • Transparent 4E6E8A4E6E8A
  • Transparent 557188557188
  • Transparent 5B73875B7387
  • Transparent 617586617586
  • Transparent 677785677785
  • Transparent 6D79846D7984
  • Transparent 747C82747C82
  • Transparent 7A7E817A7E81


  • Transparent 355570355570
  • Transparent 2E4A622E4A62
  • Transparent 284054284054
  • Transparent 213546213546
  • Transparent 1A2A381A2A38
  • Transparent 14202A14202A
  • Transparent 0D151C0D151C
  • Transparent 070B0E070B0E

#426A8C Color Patterns

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