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#538DA8 Hex Code

Color Name: Rackley

What is hex #538DA8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #538DA8 is Rackley. The RGB values are (83, 141, 168) which means it is composed of 21% red, 36% green and 43% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:51 M:16 Y:0 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, #538DA8 has a hue of 199°, 51% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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 #538DA8 Color Codes

Color NameRackley
RGB Values(83, 141, 168)
CMYK Values(51%, 16%, 0%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(199°, 51%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#AC7257 [Brown Sugar]
Closest Pantone®7697 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#A86E53 [Brown Sugar]
#538DA8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Luma)#838383
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Hex #538DA8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 538DA8. Complementary color is A86E53

Complementary Palette

The complement of #538DA8 is #A86E53 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 #538DA8 color is offered by #A86E53. 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 (538DA8, 5363A8 and 53A899)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #538DA8 are #5363A8 and #53A899, called Liberty and Polished Pine, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #538DA8 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 (538DA8, A85363 and A89953)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #538DA8 are #A85363 (Deep Puce) and #A89953 (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 (538DA8, A8538D and 8DA853)

Triadic Palette

#538DA8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A8538D (Rose Quartz Pink) and #8DA853 (Moss Green) along with #538DA8, 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 (538DA8, A8538D, A86E53 and 53A86E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #538DA8 has #A8538D (Rose Quartz Pink), #A86E53 (Brown Sugar) and #53A86E (Forest Green (Crayola)). 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 (538DA8, 9953A8, A86E53 and 63A853)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #538DA8 contains #9953A8 (Purpureus), #A86E53 (Brown Sugar) and #63A853 (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 #538DA8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #538DA8 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 538DA8 Color


  • Transparent 75A4B975A4B9
  • Transparent 87AFC287AFC2
  • Transparent 98BBCB98BBCB
  • Transparent A9C6D4A9C6D4
  • Transparent BAD1DCBAD1DC
  • Transparent CBDDE5CBDDE5
  • Transparent DDE8EEDDE8EE
  • Transparent EEF4F6EEF4F6


  • Transparent 5C8AA05C8AA0
  • Transparent 61899C61899C
  • Transparent 658898658898
  • Transparent 6A87946A8794
  • Transparent 6E85906E8590
  • Transparent 73848C73848C
  • Transparent 778388778388
  • Transparent 7C81847C8184


  • Transparent 427186427186
  • Transparent 3A63763A6376
  • Transparent 325565325565
  • Transparent 2A47542A4754
  • Transparent 213843213843
  • Transparent 192A32192A32
  • Transparent 111C22111C22
  • Transparent 080E11080E11

#538DA8 Color Patterns

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