#85CBD8 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Sky Blue

What is hex #85CBD8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #85CBD8 is Dark Sky Blue. The RGB values are (133, 203, 216) which means it is composed of 24% red, 37% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:38 M:6 Y:0 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, #85CBD8 has a hue of 189°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Hex #85CBD8 Color Codes

Color NameDark Sky Blue
RGB Values(133, 203, 216)
CMYK Values(38%, 6%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 38%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#7A3427 [Garnet]
Closest Pantone®630 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D89285 [New York Pink]
#85CBD8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Luma)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Hex #85CBD8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 85CBD8. Complementary color is D89285

Complementary Palette

The complement of #85CBD8 is #D89285 which is called New York Pink. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #85CBD8 color is offered by #D89285. 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 (85CBD8, 85A2D8 and 85D8BC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #85CBD8 are #85A2D8 and #85D8BC, called Vista Blue and Pearl Aqua, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #85CBD8 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (85CBD8, D885A2 and D8BC85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #85CBD8 are #D885A2 (Shimmering Blush) and #D8BC85 (Burlywood). 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.

Triadic color palette with (85CBD8, D885CB and CBD885)

Triadic Palette

#85CBD8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D885CB (Deep Mauve) and #CBD885 (Medium Spring Bud) along with #85CBD8, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (85CBD8, D885CB, D89285 and 85D892)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #85CBD8 has #D885CB (Deep Mauve), #D89285 (New York Pink) and #85D892 (Light 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.

Square color palette with (85CBD8, BC85D8, D89285 and A2D885)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #85CBD8 contains #BC85D8 (Lavender (Floral)), #D89285 (New York Pink) and #A2D885 (Granny Smith 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #85CBD8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #85CBD8 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.

#85CBD8 Color Patterns

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    Dark Sky Blue Gingham Checks

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    Dark Sky Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Plaid Pattern

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.