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#5F9EA0 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue

What is hex #5F9EA0 Color?

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The color name of hex code #5F9EA0 is Cadet Blue. The RGB values are (95, 158, 160) which means it is composed of 23% red, 38% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:41 M:1 Y:0 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, #5F9EA0 has a hue of 182°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 63%.
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 #5F9EA0 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue
RGB Values(95, 158, 160)
CMYK Values(41%, 1%, 0%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(182°, 41%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#A0615F [Copper Rose]
Closest Pantone®7696 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#A0615F [Copper Rose]
#5F9EA0 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#919191
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Hex #5F9EA0 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5F9EA0. Complementary color is A0615F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #5F9EA0 is #A0615F which is called Copper Rose. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5F9EA0 color is offered by #A0615F. 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.

5F9EA0 A0615F
Analogous color palette with (5F9EA0, 5F7EA0 and 5FA082)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #5F9EA0 are #5F7EA0 and #5FA082, called Rackley and Shiny Shamrock, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #5F9EA0 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.

5F9EA0 5F7EA0 5FA082
Split Complementary color palette with (5F9EA0, A05F7E and A0825F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #5F9EA0 are #A05F7E (Rose Dust) and #A0825F (Café Au Lait). 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.

5F9EA0 A05F7E A0825F
Triadic color palette with (5F9EA0, A05F9E and 9EA05F)

Triadic Palette

#5F9EA0 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A05F9E (Purpureus) and #9EA05F (Moss Green) along with #5F9EA0, 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 (5F9EA0, A05F9E, A0615F and 5FA061)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #5F9EA0 has #A05F9E (Purpureus), #A0615F (Copper Rose) and #5FA061 (Russian 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.

5F9EA0 A05F9E A0615F 5FA061
Square color palette with (5F9EA0, 825FA0, A0615F and 7EA05F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #5F9EA0 contains #825FA0 (French Lilac), #A0615F (Copper Rose) and #7EA05F (Moss 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.

5F9EA0 825FA0 A0615F 7EA05F
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Hex #5F9EA0 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #5F9EA0 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 5F9EA0 Color


  • Transparent 7FB1B37FB1B3
  • Transparent 8FBBBD8FBBBD
  • Transparent 9FC5C69FC5C6
  • Transparent AFCFD0AFCFD0
  • Transparent BFD8D9BFD8D9
  • Transparent CFE2E3CFE2E3
  • Transparent DFECECDFECEC
  • Transparent EFF5F6EFF5F6


  • Transparent 66989A66989A
  • Transparent 699596699596
  • Transparent 6C92936C9293
  • Transparent 708F90708F90
  • Transparent 738C8D738C8D
  • Transparent 76898A76898A
  • Transparent 798686798686
  • Transparent 7D83837D8383


  • Transparent 4C7E804C7E80
  • Transparent 436F70436F70
  • Transparent 395F60395F60
  • Transparent 304F50304F50
  • Transparent 263F40263F40
  • Transparent 1D2F301D2F30
  • Transparent 132020132020
  • Transparent 0A10100A1010

#5F9EA0 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.