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#539BDB Hex Code

Color Name: Carolina Blue

What is hex #539BDB Color?

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The color name of hex code #539BDB is Carolina Blue. The RGB values are (83, 155, 219) which means it is composed of 18% red, 34% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:62 M:29 Y:0 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, #539BDB has a hue of 208°, 62% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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 #539BDB Color Codes

Color NameCarolina Blue
RGB Values(83, 155, 219)
CMYK Values(62%, 29%, 0%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 62%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#6699CC
Inverse Color#AC6424 [Dirty Brown]
Closest Pantone®7688 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#DB9353 [Persian Orange]
#539BDB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#909090
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Hex #539BDB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 539BDB. Complementary color is DB9353

Complementary Palette

The complement of #539BDB is #DB9353 which is called Persian Orange. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #539BDB color is offered by #DB9353. 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 (539BDB, 5357DB and 53DBD7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #539BDB are #5357DB and #53DBD7, called Majorelle Blue and Medium Turquoise, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #539BDB 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 (539BDB, DB5357 and DBD753)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #539BDB are #DB5357 (Dark Terra Cotta) and #DBD753 (Maximum Green Yellow). 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 (539BDB, DB539B and 9BDB53)

Triadic Palette

#539BDB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DB539B (Raspberry Pink) and #9BDB53 (Kiwi) along with #539BDB, 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 (539BDB, DB539B, DB9353 and 53DB93)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #539BDB has #DB539B (Raspberry Pink), #DB9353 (Persian Orange) and #53DB93 (Very Light Malachite 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 (539BDB, D753DB, DB9353 and 57DB53)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #539BDB contains #D753DB (Orchid), #DB9353 (Persian Orange) and #57DB53 (UFO 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 #539BDB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #539BDB 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 539BDB Color


  • Transparent 75AFE275AFE2
  • Transparent 87B9E687B9E6
  • Transparent 98C3E998C3E9
  • Transparent A9CDEDA9CDED
  • Transparent BAD7F1BAD7F1
  • Transparent CBE1F4CBE1F4
  • Transparent DDEBF8DDEBF8
  • Transparent EEF5FBEEF5FB


  • Transparent 5C96C95C96C9
  • Transparent 6193C06193C0
  • Transparent 6590B76590B7
  • Transparent 6A8EAE6A8EAE
  • Transparent 6E8BA46E8BA4
  • Transparent 73889B73889B
  • Transparent 778592778592
  • Transparent 7C83897C8389


  • Transparent 427CAF427CAF
  • Transparent 3A6D993A6D99
  • Transparent 325D83325D83
  • Transparent 2A4E6E2A4E6E
  • Transparent 213E58213E58
  • Transparent 192F42192F42
  • Transparent 111F2C111F2C
  • Transparent 081016081016

#539BDB Color Patterns

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#539BDB Color Interior Ideas

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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.