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#9BB9D9 Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cerulean

What is hex #9BB9D9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9BB9D9 is Pale Cerulean. The RGB values are (155, 185, 217) which means it is composed of 28% red, 33% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:15 Y:0 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9BB9D9 has a hue of 211°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

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Hex #9BB9D9 Color Codes

Color NamePale Cerulean
RGB Values(155, 185, 217)
CMYK Values(29%, 15%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(211°, 29%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#644626 [Van Dyke Brown]
Closest Pantone®644 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D9BB9B [Dark Vanilla]
#9BB9D9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Hex #9BB9D9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9BB9D9. Complementary color is D9BB9B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9BB9D9 is #D9BB9B which is called Dark Vanilla. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9BB9D9 color is offered by #D9BB9B. 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 (9BB9D9, 9C9BD9 and 9BD8D9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9BB9D9 are #9C9BD9 and #9BD8D9, called Blue Bell and Pale Robin Egg Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9BB9D9 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.

9BB9D9 9C9BD9 9BD8D9
Split Complementary color palette with (9BB9D9, D99C9B and D8D99B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9BB9D9 are #D99C9B (Parrot Pink) and #D8D99B (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.

9BB9D9 D99C9B D8D99B
Triadic color palette with (9BB9D9, D99BB9 and B9D99B)

Triadic Palette

#9BB9D9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D99BB9 (Kobi) and #B9D99B (Granny Smith Apple) along with #9BB9D9, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (9BB9D9, D99BB9, D9BB9B and 9BD9BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9BB9D9 has #D99BB9 (Kobi), #D9BB9B (Dark Vanilla) and #9BD9BB (Turquoise 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 (9BB9D9, D99BD8, D9BB9B and 9BD99C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9BB9D9 contains #D99BD8 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #D9BB9B (Dark Vanilla) and #9BD99C (Granny Smith Apple). 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.

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Rainbow color

Hex #9BB9D9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9BB9D9 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 9BB9D9 Color


  • Transparent AFC7E1AFC7E1
  • Transparent B9CEE4B9CEE4
  • Transparent C3D5E8C3D5E8
  • Transparent CDDCECCDDCEC
  • Transparent D7E3F0D7E3F0
  • Transparent E1EAF4E1EAF4
  • Transparent EBF1F7EBF1F7
  • Transparent F5F8FBF5F8FB


  • Transparent 96AEC796AEC7
  • Transparent 93A8BE93A8BE
  • Transparent 90A2B590A2B5
  • Transparent 8E9DAD8E9DAD
  • Transparent 8B97A48B97A4
  • Transparent 88919B88919B
  • Transparent 858B92858B92
  • Transparent 838689838689


  • Transparent 7C94AE7C94AE
  • Transparent 6D82986D8298
  • Transparent 5D6F825D6F82
  • Transparent 4E5D6D4E5D6D
  • Transparent 3E4A573E4A57
  • Transparent 2F38412F3841
  • Transparent 1F252B1F252B
  • Transparent 101316101316

#9BB9D9 Color Patterns

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    #9BB9D9 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #9BB9D9 Plaid Pattern

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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.