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#4682B4 Hex Code

Color Name: Steel Blue

What is hex #4682B4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4682B4 is Steel Blue. The RGB values are (70, 130, 180) which means it is composed of 18% red, 34% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:61 M:28 Y:0 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4682B4 has a hue of 207°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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 #4682B4 Color Codes

Color NameSteel Blue
RGB Values(70, 130, 180)
CMYK Values(61%, 28%, 0%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(207°, 61%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#B97D4B [Deer]
Closest Pantone®7697 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#B47846 [Brown Sugar]
#4682B4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #4682B4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4682B4. Complementary color is B47846

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4682B4 is #B47846 which is called Brown Sugar. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4682B4 color is offered by #B47846. 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 (4682B4, 464BB4 and 46B4AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4682B4 are #464BB4 and #46B4AF, called Ocean Blue and Verdigris, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4682B4 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 (4682B4, B4464B and B4AF46)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4682B4 are #B4464B (Deep Chestnut) and #B4AF46 (Brass). 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 (4682B4, B44682 and 82B446)

Triadic Palette

#4682B4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B44682 (Mystic Maroon) and #82B446 (Bud Green) along with #4682B4, 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 (4682B4, B44682, B47846 and 46B478)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4682B4 has #B44682 (Mystic Maroon), #B47846 (Brown Sugar) and #46B478 (Medium Sea 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 (4682B4, AF46B4, B47846 and 4BB446)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4682B4 contains #AF46B4 (Purple Plum), #B47846 (Brown Sugar) and #4BB446 (Apple). 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 #4682B4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4682B4 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 4682B4 Color


  • Transparent 6B9BC36B9BC3
  • Transparent 7EA8CB7EA8CB
  • Transparent 90B4D290B4D2
  • Transparent A3C1DAA3C1DA
  • Transparent B5CDE1B5CDE1
  • Transparent C8DAE9C8DAE9
  • Transparent DAE6F0DAE6F0
  • Transparent EDF3F8EDF3F8


  • Transparent 5282AA5282AA
  • Transparent 5781A45781A4
  • Transparent 5D819F5D819F
  • Transparent 63819A63819A
  • Transparent 698195698195
  • Transparent 6F81906F8190
  • Transparent 74808A74808A
  • Transparent 7A80857A8085


  • Transparent 386890386890
  • Transparent 315B7E315B7E
  • Transparent 2A4E6C2A4E6C
  • Transparent 23415A23415A
  • Transparent 1C34481C3448
  • Transparent 152736152736
  • Transparent 0E1A240E1A24
  • Transparent 070D12070D12

#4682B4 Color Patterns

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    #4682B4 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #4682B4 Plaid Pattern

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