#8AACD1 Hex Code

Color Name: Ceil

What is hex #8AACD1 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8AACD1 is Ceil. The RGB values are (138, 172, 209) which means it is composed of 27% red, 33% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:34 M:18 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8AACD1 has a hue of 211°, 34% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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 #8AACD1 Color Codes

Color NameCeil
RGB Values(138, 172, 209)
CMYK Values(34%, 18%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(211°, 34%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#75532E [Coffee]
Closest Pantone®7681 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D1AF8A [Tan]
#8AACD1 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Hex #8AACD1 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8AACD1. Complementary color is D1AF8A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8AACD1 is #D1AF8A which is called Tan. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8AACD1 color is offered by #D1AF8A. 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 (8AACD1, 8C8AD1 and 8AD0D1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8AACD1 are #8C8AD1 and #8AD0D1, called Ube and Middle Blue Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8AACD1 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 (8AACD1, D18C8A and D0D18A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8AACD1 are #D18C8A (Shimmering Blush) and #D0D18A (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.

Triadic color palette with (8AACD1, D18AAC and ACD18A)

Triadic Palette

#8AACD1 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D18AAC (Middle Purple) and #ACD18A (Granny Smith Apple) along with #8AACD1, 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 (8AACD1, D18AAC, D1AF8A and 8AD1AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8AACD1 has #D18AAC (Middle Purple), #D1AF8A (Tan) and #8AD1AF (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 (8AACD1, D18AD0, D1AF8A and 8AD18C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8AACD1 contains #D18AD0 (Light Grayish Magenta), #D1AF8A (Tan) and #8AD18C (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 #8AACD1 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8AACD1 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.

Shades of Ceil Color


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#8AACD1 Color Patterns

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    Ceil Gingham Checks

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    Ceil Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Ceil Polka Dots Pattern

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    Ceil Honeycomb Pattern

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    Ceil Leaves Pattern

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    Ceil Houndstooth Pattern

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    Ceil Trellis Pattern

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    Ceil Plaid Pattern

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