#85A1FA Hex Code

Color Name: French Sky Blue

What is hex #85A1FA Color?

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The color name of hex code #85A1FA is French Sky Blue. The RGB values are (133, 161, 250) which means it is composed of 24% red, 30% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:47 M:36 Y:0 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, #85A1FA has a hue of 226°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 #85A1FA Color Codes

Color NameFrench Sky Blue
RGB Values(133, 161, 250)
CMYK Values(47%, 36%, 0%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(226°, 47%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#9999FF
Inverse Color#7A5E05 [Bronze Yellow]
Closest Pantone®7451 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#FADE85 [Jasmine]
#85A1FA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Luma)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

Hex #85A1FA Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 85A1FA. Complementary color is FADE85

Complementary Palette

The complement of #85A1FA is #FADE85 which is called Jasmine. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #85A1FA color is offered by #FADE85. 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.

Analogous color palette with (85A1FA, A485FA and 85DCFA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #85A1FA are #A485FA and #85DCFA, called Lavender (Floral) and Pale Cyan, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #85A1FA 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.

85A1FA A485FA 85DCFA
Split Complementary color palette with (85A1FA, FAA485 and DCFA85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #85A1FA are #FAA485 (Vivid Tangerine) and #DCFA85 (Mindaro). 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 (85A1FA, FA85A1 and A1FA85)

Triadic Palette

#85A1FA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FA85A1 (Tickle Me Pink) and #A1FA85 (Pale Green) along with #85A1FA, 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.

85A1FA FA85A1 A1FA85
Tetradic color palette with (85A1FA, FA85A1, FADE85 and 85FADE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #85A1FA has #FA85A1 (Tickle Me Pink), #FADE85 (Jasmine) and #85FADE (Aquamarine). 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.

Square color palette with (85A1FA, FA85DC, FADE85 and 85FAA4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #85A1FA contains #FA85DC (Pale Magenta), #FADE85 (Jasmine) and #85FAA4 (Pale 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #85A1FA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #85A1FA 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.

85A0FA CE85FA FA85C2 FAAD85 E3FA85 85FA8B 85FAEF

Tints, Tones & Shades of 85A1FA Color


  • Transparent 9DB4FB9DB4FB
  • Transparent AABDFCAABDFC
  • Transparent B6C7FCB6C7FC
  • Transparent C2D0FDC2D0FD
  • Transparent CED9FDCED9FD
  • Transparent DAE3FEDAE3FE
  • Transparent E7ECFEE7ECFE
  • Transparent F3F6FFF3F6FF


  • Transparent 849AE2849AE2
  • Transparent 8497D58497D5
  • Transparent 8394C98394C9
  • Transparent 8391BD8391BD
  • Transparent 828DB1828DB1
  • Transparent 828AA5828AA5
  • Transparent 818798818798
  • Transparent 81838C81838C


  • Transparent 6A81C86A81C8
  • Transparent 5D71AF5D71AF
  • Transparent 506196506196
  • Transparent 43517D43517D
  • Transparent 354064354064
  • Transparent 28304B28304B
  • Transparent 1B20321B2032
  • Transparent 0D10190D1019

#85A1FA Color Patterns

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    #85A1FA Plaid Pattern

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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.