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#87CEEB Hex Code

Color Name: Sky Blue

What is hex #87CEEB Color?

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The color name of hex code #87CEEB is Sky Blue. The RGB values are (135, 206, 235) which means it is composed of 23% red, 36% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:43 M:12 Y:0 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, #87CEEB has a hue of 197°, 43% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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 #87CEEB Color Codes

Color NameSky Blue
RGB Values(135, 206, 235)
CMYK Values(43%, 12%, 0%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(197°, 43%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#783114 [Smokey Topaz]
Closest Pantone®636 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#EBA487 [Tumbleweed]
#87CEEB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Luma)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Hex #87CEEB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 87CEEB. Complementary color is EBA487

Complementary Palette

The complement of #87CEEB is #EBA487 which is called Tumbleweed. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #87CEEB color is offered by #EBA487. 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 (87CEEB, 879CEB and 87EBD6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #87CEEB are #879CEB and #87EBD6, called Light Cobalt Blue and Pale Robin Egg Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #87CEEB 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 (87CEEB, EB879C and EBD687)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #87CEEB are #EB879C (Ruddy Pink) and #EBD687 (Flax). 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 (87CEEB, EB87CE and CEEB87)

Triadic Palette

#87CEEB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #EB87CE (Princess Perfume) and #CEEB87 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #87CEEB, 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 (87CEEB, EB87CE, EBA487 and 87EBA4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #87CEEB has #EB87CE (Princess Perfume), #EBA487 (Tumbleweed) and #87EBA4 (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 (87CEEB, D687EB, EBA487 and 9CEB87)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #87CEEB contains #D687EB (Bright Lilac), #EBA487 (Tumbleweed) and #9CEB87 (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 #87CEEB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #87CEEB 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 87CEEB Color


  • Transparent 9FD8EF9FD8EF
  • Transparent ABDDF1ABDDF1
  • Transparent B7E2F3B7E2F3
  • Transparent C3E7F5C3E7F5
  • Transparent CFEBF7CFEBF7
  • Transparent DBF0F9DBF0F9
  • Transparent E7F5FBE7F5FB
  • Transparent F3FAFDF3FAFD


  • Transparent 86BED686BED6
  • Transparent 85B7CB85B7CB
  • Transparent 84AFC084AFC0
  • Transparent 84A7B684A7B6
  • Transparent 839FAB839FAB
  • Transparent 8297A08297A0
  • Transparent 819095819095
  • Transparent 81888B81888B


  • Transparent 6CA5BC6CA5BC
  • Transparent 5F90A55F90A5
  • Transparent 517C8D517C8D
  • Transparent 446776446776
  • Transparent 36525E36525E
  • Transparent 293E47293E47
  • Transparent 1B292F1B292F
  • Transparent 0E15180E1518

#87CEEB 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.