#87C1C8 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Sky Blue

What is hex #87C1C8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #87C1C8 is Dark Sky Blue. The RGB values are (135, 193, 200) which means it is composed of 26% red, 37% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:33 M:4 Y:0 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, #87C1C8 has a hue of 186°, 33% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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 #87C1C8 Color Codes

Color NameDark Sky Blue
RGB Values(135, 193, 200)
CMYK Values(33%, 4%, 0%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(186°, 33%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#783E37 [Bole]
Closest Pantone®550 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#C88E87 [Rosy Brown]
#87C1C8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B0B0B0
Desaturated#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Hex #87C1C8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 87C1C8. Complementary color is C88E87

Complementary Palette

The complement of #87C1C8 is #C88E87 which is called Rosy Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #87C1C8 color is offered by #C88E87. 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 (87C1C8, 87A1C8 and 87C8AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #87C1C8 are #87A1C8 and #87C8AF, called Ceil and Eton Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #87C1C8 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 (87C1C8, C887A1 and C8AF87)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #87C1C8 are #C887A1 (Puce) and #C8AF87 (Light French Beige). 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 (87C1C8, C887C1 and C1C887)

Triadic Palette

#87C1C8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C887C1 (Pastel Violet) and #C1C887 (Sage) along with #87C1C8, 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 (87C1C8, C887C1, C88E87 and 87C88E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #87C1C8 has #C887C1 (Pastel Violet), #C88E87 (Rosy Brown) and #87C88E (Dark Sea 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 (87C1C8, AF87C8, C88E87 and A1C887)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #87C1C8 contains #AF87C8 (African Violet), #C88E87 (Rosy Brown) and #A1C887 (Dark Sea 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #87C1C8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #87C1C8 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.

#87C1C8 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 87C1C8

    Dark Sky Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 87C1C8

    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.