#85E6FF Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cyan

What is hex #85E6FF Color?

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The color name of hex code #85E6FF is Pale Cyan. The RGB values are (133, 230, 255) which means it is composed of 22% red, 37% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:48 M:10 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #85E6FF has a hue of 192°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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 #85E6FF Color Codes

Color NamePale Cyan
RGB Values(133, 230, 255)
CMYK Values(48%, 10%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(192°, 48%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#99FFFF
Inverse Color#7A1900 [Kenyan Copper]
Closest Pantone®636 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#FF9E85 [Vivid Tangerine]
#85E6FF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CECECE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Luma)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E3E3E3

Hex #85E6FF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 85E6FF. Complementary color is FF9E85

Complementary Palette

The complement of #85E6FF is #FF9E85 which is called Vivid Tangerine. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #85E6FF color is offered by #FF9E85. 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 (85E6FF, 85A9FF and 85FFDB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #85E6FF are #85A9FF and #85FFDB, called French Sky Blue and Aquamarine, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #85E6FF 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 (85E6FF, FF85A9 and FFDB85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #85E6FF are #FF85A9 (Tickle Me Pink) and #FFDB85 (Jasmine). 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 (85E6FF, FF85E6 and E6FF85)

Triadic Palette

#85E6FF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF85E6 (Pale Magenta) and #E6FF85 (Mindaro) along with #85E6FF, 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 (85E6FF, FF85E6, FF9E85 and 85FF9E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #85E6FF has #FF85E6 (Pale Magenta), #FF9E85 (Vivid Tangerine) and #85FF9E (Mint 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 (85E6FF, DB85FF, FF9E85 and A9FF85)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #85E6FF contains #DB85FF (Heliotrope), #FF9E85 (Vivid Tangerine) and #A9FF85 (Mint 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 #85E6FF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #85E6FF 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 85E6FF Color


  • Transparent 9DEBFF9DEBFF
  • Transparent AAEEFFAAEEFF
  • Transparent B6F0FFB6F0FF
  • Transparent C2F3FFC2F3FF
  • Transparent CEF5FFCEF5FF
  • Transparent DAF8FFDAF8FF
  • Transparent E7FAFFE7FAFF
  • Transparent F3FDFFF3FDFF


  • Transparent 84D2E684D2E6
  • Transparent 84C7D984C7D9
  • Transparent 83BDCC83BDCC
  • Transparent 83B3C083B3C0
  • Transparent 82A9B382A9B3
  • Transparent 829FA6829FA6
  • Transparent 819499819499
  • Transparent 818A8D818A8D


  • Transparent 6AB8CC6AB8CC
  • Transparent 5DA1B35DA1B3
  • Transparent 508A99508A99
  • Transparent 437380437380
  • Transparent 355C66355C66
  • Transparent 28454D28454D
  • Transparent 1B2E331B2E33
  • Transparent 0D171A0D171A

#85E6FF Color Patterns

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