#99C3B8 Hex Code

Color Name: Cambridge Blue

What is hex #99C3B8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #99C3B8 is Cambridge Blue. The RGB values are (153, 195, 184) which means it is composed of 29% red, 37% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:0 Y:6 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, #99C3B8 has a hue of 164°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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 #99C3B8 Color Codes

Color NameCambridge Blue
RGB Values(153, 195, 184)
CMYK Values(22%, 0%, 6%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(164°, 22%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#663C47 [Deep Tuscan Red]
Closest Pantone®5503 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#C399A4 [Tuscany]
#99C3B8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Luma)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Hex #99C3B8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 99C3B8. Complementary color is C399A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of #99C3B8 is #C399A4 which is called Tuscany. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #99C3B8 color is offered by #C399A4. 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 (99C3B8, 99B9C3 and 99C3A3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #99C3B8 are #99B9C3 and #99C3A3, called Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Eton Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #99C3B8 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 (99C3B8, C399B9 and C3A399)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #99C3B8 are #C399B9 (Pastel Purple) and #C3A399 (Tuscany). 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 (99C3B8, B899C3 and C3B899)

Triadic Palette

#99C3B8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B899C3 (Pastel Purple) and #C3B899 (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) along with #99C3B8, 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 (99C3B8, B899C3, C399A4 and A4C399)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #99C3B8 has #B899C3 (Pastel Purple), #C399A4 (Tuscany) and #A4C399 (Laurel 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 (99C3B8, A399C3, C399A4 and B9C399)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #99C3B8 contains #A399C3 (Blue Bell), #C399A4 (Tuscany) and #B9C399 (Laurel 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 #99C3B8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #99C3B8 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.

#99C3B8 Color Patterns

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    Cambridge Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cambridge Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cambridge 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.