#87ADDE Hex Code

Color Name: Light Cobalt Blue

What is hex #87ADDE Color?

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The color name of hex code #87ADDE is Light Cobalt Blue. The RGB values are (135, 173, 222) which means it is composed of 25% red, 33% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:39 M:22 Y:0 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #87ADDE has a hue of 214°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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 #87ADDE Color Codes

Color NameLight Cobalt Blue
RGB Values(135, 173, 222)
CMYK Values(39%, 22%, 0%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(214°, 39%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#785221 [Field Drab]
Closest Pantone®7451 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#DEB887 [Burlywood]
#87ADDE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Hex #87ADDE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 87ADDE. Complementary color is DEB887

Complementary Palette

The complement of #87ADDE is #DEB887 which is called Burlywood. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #87ADDE color is offered by #DEB887. 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 (87ADDE, 8D87DE and 87D9DE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #87ADDE are #8D87DE and #87D9DE, called Medium Purple and Middle Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #87ADDE 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 (87ADDE, DE8D87 and D9DE87)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #87ADDE are #DE8D87 (New York Pink) and #D9DE87 (Medium Spring Bud). 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 (87ADDE, DE87AD and ADDE87)

Triadic Palette

#87ADDE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DE87AD (Middle Purple) and #ADDE87 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #87ADDE, 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 (87ADDE, DE87AD, DEB887 and 87DEB8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #87ADDE has #DE87AD (Middle Purple), #DEB887 (Burlywood) and #87DEB8 (Pearl Aqua). 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 (87ADDE, DE87D9, DEB887 and 87DE8D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #87ADDE contains #DE87D9 (Orchid (Crayola)), #DEB887 (Burlywood) and #87DE8D (Light 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 #87ADDE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #87ADDE 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 87ADDE Color


  • Transparent 9FBDE59FBDE5
  • Transparent ABC6E8ABC6E8
  • Transparent B7CEEBB7CEEB
  • Transparent C3D6EFC3D6EF
  • Transparent CFDEF2CFDEF2
  • Transparent DBE6F5DBE6F5
  • Transparent E7EFF8E7EFF8
  • Transparent F3F7FCF3F7FC


  • Transparent 86A4CB86A4CB
  • Transparent 85A0C285A0C2
  • Transparent 849BB8849BB8
  • Transparent 8497AF8497AF
  • Transparent 8392A68392A6
  • Transparent 828E9C828E9C
  • Transparent 818993818993
  • Transparent 818589818589


  • Transparent 6C8AB26C8AB2
  • Transparent 5F799B5F799B
  • Transparent 516885516885
  • Transparent 44576F44576F
  • Transparent 364559364559
  • Transparent 293443293443
  • Transparent 1B232C1B232C
  • Transparent 0E11160E1116

#87ADDE Color Patterns

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