#8DB9D0 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Sky Blue

What is hex #8DB9D0 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8DB9D0 is Dark Sky Blue. The RGB values are (141, 185, 208) which means it is composed of 26% red, 35% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:32 M:11 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8DB9D0 has a hue of 201°, 32% 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 #8DB9D0 Color Codes

Color NameDark Sky Blue
RGB Values(141, 185, 208)
CMYK Values(32%, 11%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 32%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#72462F [Coffee]
Closest Pantone®550 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D0A48D [Tumbleweed]
#8DB9D0 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Hex #8DB9D0 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8DB9D0. Complementary color is D0A48D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8DB9D0 is #D0A48D 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 #8DB9D0 color is offered by #D0A48D. 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 (8DB9D0, 8D98D0 and 8DD0C6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8DB9D0 are #8D98D0 and #8DD0C6, called Ceil and Middle Blue Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8DB9D0 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 (8DB9D0, D08D98 and D0C68D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8DB9D0 are #D08D98 (Puce) and #D0C68D (Tan). 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 (8DB9D0, D08DB9 and B9D08D)

Triadic Palette

#8DB9D0 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D08DB9 (Middle Purple) and #B9D08D (Medium Spring Bud) along with #8DB9D0, 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 (8DB9D0, D08DB9, D0A48D and 8DD0A4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8DB9D0 has #D08DB9 (Middle Purple), #D0A48D (Tumbleweed) and #8DD0A4 (Eton Blue). 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 (8DB9D0, C68DD0, D0A48D and 98D08D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8DB9D0 contains #C68DD0 (Light Grayish Magenta), #D0A48D (Tumbleweed) and #98D08D (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 #8DB9D0 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8DB9D0 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 Dark Sky Blue Color


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#8DB9D0 Color Patterns

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    Dark Sky Blue Gingham Checks

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    Dark Sky Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dark Sky Blue Trellis Pattern

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    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.