#9FAFC5 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #9FAFC5 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9FAFC5 is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (159, 175, 197) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:11 Y:0 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9FAFC5 has a hue of 215°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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 #9FAFC5 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(159, 175, 197)
CMYK Values(19%, 11%, 0%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(215°, 19%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#60503A [Olive Drab Camouflage]
Closest Pantone®536 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C5B59F [Khaki (HTML/CSS)]
#9FAFC5 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Hex #9FAFC5 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9FAFC5. Complementary color is C5B59F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9FAFC5 is #C5B59F which is called Khaki (HTML/CSS). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9FAFC5 color is offered by #C5B59F. 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 (9FAFC5, A29FC5 and 9FC2C5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9FAFC5 are #A29FC5 and #9FC2C5, called Blue Bell and Opal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9FAFC5 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (9FAFC5, C5A29F and C2C59F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9FAFC5 are #C5A29F (Tuscany) and #C2C59F (Dark Vanilla). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (9FAFC5, C59FAF and AFC59F)

Triadic Palette

#9FAFC5 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C59FAF (Silver Pink) and #AFC59F (Laurel Green) along with #9FAFC5, 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 (9FAFC5, C59FAF, C5B59F and 9FC5B5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9FAFC5 has #C59FAF (Silver Pink), #C5B59F (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) and #9FC5B5 (Cambridge 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 (9FAFC5, C59FC2, C5B59F and 9FC5A2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9FAFC5 contains #C59FC2 (Lilac), #C5B59F (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) and #9FC5A2 (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.

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Hex #9FAFC5 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9FAFC5 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 9FAFC5 Color


  • Transparent B2BFD1B2BFD1
  • Transparent BCC7D6BCC7D6
  • Transparent C5CFDCC5CFDC
  • Transparent CFD7E2CFD7E2
  • Transparent D9DFE8D9DFE8
  • Transparent E2E7EEE2E7EE
  • Transparent ECEFF3ECEFF3
  • Transparent F5F7F9F5F7F9


  • Transparent 99A6B799A6B7
  • Transparent 96A1B096A1B0
  • Transparent 939CA9939CA9
  • Transparent 9098A39098A3
  • Transparent 8C939C8C939C
  • Transparent 898E95898E95
  • Transparent 86898E86898E
  • Transparent 838587838587


  • Transparent 7F8C9E7F8C9E
  • Transparent 6F7B8A6F7B8A
  • Transparent 5F69765F6976
  • Transparent 505863505863
  • Transparent 40464F40464F
  • Transparent 30353B30353B
  • Transparent 202327202327
  • Transparent 101214101214

#9FAFC5 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.