#8DB6D4 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Sky Blue

What is hex #8DB6D4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8DB6D4 is Dark Sky Blue. The RGB values are (141, 182, 212) which means it is composed of 26% red, 34% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:34 M:14 Y:0 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8DB6D4 has a hue of 205°, 33% saturation and a brightness value of 83%.
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 #8DB6D4 Color Codes

Color NameDark Sky Blue
RGB Values(141, 182, 212)
CMYK Values(34%, 14%, 0%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 33%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#72492B [Brown-Nose]
Closest Pantone®550 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D4AB8D [Tan]
#8DB6D4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Desaturated#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Hex #8DB6D4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8DB6D4. Complementary color is D4AB8D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8DB6D4 is #D4AB8D 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 #8DB6D4 color is offered by #D4AB8D. 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 (8DB6D4, 8D93D4 and 8DD4CF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8DB6D4 are #8D93D4 and #8DD4CF, called Ceil and Middle Blue Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8DB6D4 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 (8DB6D4, D48D93 and D4CF8D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8DB6D4 are #D48D93 (Shimmering Blush) and #D4CF8D (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 (8DB6D4, D48DB6 and B6D48D)

Triadic Palette

#8DB6D4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D48DB6 (Middle Purple) and #B6D48D (Medium Spring Bud) along with #8DB6D4, 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 (8DB6D4, D48DB6, D4AB8D and 8DD4AB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8DB6D4 has #D48DB6 (Middle Purple), #D4AB8D (Tan) and #8DD4AB (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 (8DB6D4, CF8DD4, D4AB8D and 93D48D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8DB6D4 contains #CF8DD4 (Light Grayish Magenta), #D4AB8D (Tan) and #93D48D (Eton Blue). 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 #8DB6D4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8DB6D4 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.

#8DB6D4 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 8DB6D4

    Dark Sky Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 8DB6D4

    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.