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#87CEFA Hex Code

Color Name: Light Sky Blue

What is hex #87CEFA Color?

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The color name of hex code #87CEFA is Light Sky Blue. The RGB values are (135, 206, 250) which means it is composed of 23% red, 35% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:46 M:18 Y:0 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, #87CEFA has a hue of 203°, 46% 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 #87CEFA Color Codes

Color NameLight Sky Blue
RGB Values(135, 206, 250)
CMYK Values(46%, 18%, 0%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 46%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#783105 [Philippine Bronze]
Closest Pantone®2905 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#FAB387 [Macaroni And Cheese]
#87CEFA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Hex #87CEFA Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 87CEFA. Complementary color is FAB387

Complementary Palette

The complement of #87CEFA is #FAB387 which is called Macaroni And Cheese. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #87CEFA color is offered by #FAB387. 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 (87CEFA, 8795FA and 87FAED)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #87CEFA are #8795FA and #87FAED, called Light Cobalt Blue and Electric Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #87CEFA 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 (87CEFA, FA8795 and FAED87)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #87CEFA are #FA8795 (Tulip) and #FAED87 (Yellow (Crayola)). 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 (87CEFA, FA87CE and CEFA87)

Triadic Palette

#87CEFA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FA87CE (Princess Perfume) and #CEFA87 (Mindaro) along with #87CEFA, 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 (87CEFA, FA87CE, FAB387 and 87FAB3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #87CEFA has #FA87CE (Princess Perfume), #FAB387 (Macaroni And Cheese) and #87FAB3 (Teal Deer). 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 (87CEFA, ED87FA, FAB387 and 95FA87)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #87CEFA contains #ED87FA (Lavender Magenta), #FAB387 (Macaroni And Cheese) and #95FA87 (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 #87CEFA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #87CEFA 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 87CEFA Color


  • Transparent 9FD8FB9FD8FB
  • Transparent ABDDFCABDDFC
  • Transparent B7E2FCB7E2FC
  • Transparent C3E7FDC3E7FD
  • Transparent CFEBFDCFEBFD
  • Transparent DBF0FEDBF0FE
  • Transparent E7F5FEE7F5FE
  • Transparent F3FAFFF3FAFF


  • Transparent 86BEE286BEE2
  • Transparent 85B7D585B7D5
  • Transparent 84AFC984AFC9
  • Transparent 84A7BD84A7BD
  • Transparent 839FB1839FB1
  • Transparent 8297A58297A5
  • Transparent 819098819098
  • Transparent 81888C81888C


  • Transparent 6CA5C86CA5C8
  • Transparent 5F90AF5F90AF
  • Transparent 517C96517C96
  • Transparent 44677D44677D
  • Transparent 365264365264
  • Transparent 293E4B293E4B
  • Transparent 1B29321B2932
  • Transparent 0E15190E1519

#87CEFA 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.