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#9BBEA9 Hex Code

Color Name: Cambridge Blue

What is hex #9BBEA9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9BBEA9 is Cambridge Blue. The RGB values are (155, 190, 169) which means it is composed of 30% red, 37% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:0 Y:11 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9BBEA9 has a hue of 144°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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 #9BBEA9 Color Codes

Color NameCambridge Blue
RGB Values(155, 190, 169)
CMYK Values(18%, 0%, 11%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(144°, 18%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC99
Inverse Color#644156 [Eggplant]
Closest Pantone®558 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BE9BB0 [Pastel Purple]
#9BBEA9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Hex #9BBEA9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9BBEA9. Complementary color is BE9BB0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9BBEA9 is #BE9BB0 which is called Pastel Purple. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9BBEA9 color is offered by #BE9BB0. 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 (9BBEA9, 9BBEBB and 9FBE9B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9BBEA9 are #9BBEBB and #9FBE9B, called Opal and Laurel Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9BBEA9 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 (9BBEA9, BB9BBE and BE9B9F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9BBEA9 are #BB9BBE (Pastel Purple) and #BE9B9F (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 (9BBEA9, A99BBE and BEA99B)

Triadic Palette

#9BBEA9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A99BBE (Pastel Purple) and #BEA99B (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) along with #9BBEA9, 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 (9BBEA9, A99BBE, BE9BB0 and B0BE9B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9BBEA9 has #A99BBE (Pastel Purple), #BE9BB0 (Pastel Purple) and #B0BE9B (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 (9BBEA9, 9B9FBE, BE9BB0 and BEBB9B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9BBEA9 contains #9B9FBE (Cadet Grey), #BE9BB0 (Pastel Purple) and #BEBB9B (Khaki (HTML/CSS)). 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 #9BBEA9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9BBEA9 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of 9BBEA9 Color


  • Transparent AFCBBAAFCBBA
  • Transparent B9D2C3B9D2C3
  • Transparent C3D8CBC3D8CB
  • Transparent CDDFD4CDDFD4
  • Transparent D7E5DDD7E5DD
  • Transparent E1ECE5E1ECE5
  • Transparent EBF2EEEBF2EE
  • Transparent F5F9F6F5F9F6


  • Transparent 96B2A196B2A1
  • Transparent 93AB9D93AB9D
  • Transparent 90A59990A599
  • Transparent 8E9F958E9F95
  • Transparent 8B99908B9990
  • Transparent 88938C88938C
  • Transparent 858C88858C88
  • Transparent 838684838684


  • Transparent 7C98877C9887
  • Transparent 6D85766D8576
  • Transparent 5D72655D7265
  • Transparent 4E5F554E5F55
  • Transparent 3E4C443E4C44
  • Transparent 2F39332F3933
  • Transparent 1F26221F2622
  • Transparent 101311101311

#9BBEA9 Color Patterns

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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.