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#4B98A6 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue

What is hex #4B98A6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4B98A6 is Cadet Blue. The RGB values are (75, 152, 166) which means it is composed of 19% red, 39% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:55 M:8 Y:0 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4B98A6 has a hue of 189°, 55% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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 #4B98A6 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue
RGB Values(75, 152, 166)
CMYK Values(55%, 8%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 55%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#B46759 [Electric Brown]
Closest Pantone®2234 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#A6594B [Redwood]
#4B98A6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Weighted Average (Most Common)#828282
Weighted Average (Luma)#898989
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BBBBBB

Hex #4B98A6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4B98A6. Complementary color is A6594B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4B98A6 is #A6594B which is called Redwood. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4B98A6 color is offered by #A6594B. 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 (4B98A6, 4B6BA6 and 4BA687)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4B98A6 are #4B6BA6 and #4BA687, called Blue Yonder and Mint, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4B98A6 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 (4B98A6, A64B6B and A6874B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4B98A6 are #A64B6B (China Rose) and #A6874B (Bronze (Metallic)). 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 (4B98A6, A64B98 and 98A64B)

Triadic Palette

#4B98A6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A64B98 (Purpureus) and #98A64B (Moss Green) along with #4B98A6, 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 (4B98A6, A64B98, A6594B and 4BA659)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4B98A6 has #A64B98 (Purpureus), #A6594B (Redwood) and #4BA659 (Middle 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 (4B98A6, 874BA6, A6594B and 6BA64B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4B98A6 contains #874BA6 (Royal Purple), #A6594B (Redwood) and #6BA64B (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 #4B98A6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4B98A6 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 4B98A6 Color


  • Transparent 6FADB86FADB8
  • Transparent 81B7C181B7C1
  • Transparent 93C1CA93C1CA
  • Transparent A5CCD3A5CCD3
  • Transparent B7D6DBB7D6DB
  • Transparent C9E0E4C9E0E4
  • Transparent DBEAEDDBEAED
  • Transparent EDF5F6EDF5F6


  • Transparent 56939E56939E
  • Transparent 5B919B5B919B
  • Transparent 608E97608E97
  • Transparent 668C93668C93
  • Transparent 6B8A8F6B8A8F
  • Transparent 70878B70878B
  • Transparent 758588758588
  • Transparent 7B82847B8284


  • Transparent 3C7A853C7A85
  • Transparent 356A74356A74
  • Transparent 2D5B642D5B64
  • Transparent 264C53264C53
  • Transparent 1E3D421E3D42
  • Transparent 172E32172E32
  • Transparent 0F1E210F1E21
  • Transparent 080F11080F11

#4B98A6 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.