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#9FB0BD Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #9FB0BD Color?

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The color name of hex code #9FB0BD is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (159, 176, 189) which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:16 M:7 Y:0 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9FB0BD has a hue of 206°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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 #9FB0BD Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(159, 176, 189)
CMYK Values(16%, 7%, 0%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 16%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#604F42 [Umber]
Closest Pantone®536 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BDAC9F [Khaki (HTML/CSS)]
#9FB0BD Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Luma)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Hex #9FB0BD Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9FB0BD. Complementary color is BDAC9F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9FB0BD is #BDAC9F 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 #9FB0BD color is offered by #BDAC9F. 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 (9FB0BD, 9FA1BD and 9FBDBB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9FB0BD are #9FA1BD and #9FBDBB, called Cadet Grey and Opal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9FB0BD 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 (9FB0BD, BD9FA1 and BDBB9F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9FB0BD are #BD9FA1 (Tuscany) and #BDBB9F (Khaki (HTML/CSS)). 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 (9FB0BD, BD9FB0 and B0BD9F)

Triadic Palette

#9FB0BD triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BD9FB0 (Pastel Purple) and #B0BD9F (Laurel Green) along with #9FB0BD, 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 (9FB0BD, BD9FB0, BDAC9F and 9FBDAC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9FB0BD has #BD9FB0 (Pastel Purple), #BDAC9F (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) and #9FBDAC (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 (9FB0BD, BB9FBD, BDAC9F and A1BD9F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9FB0BD contains #BB9FBD (Pastel Purple), #BDAC9F (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) and #A1BD9F (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 #9FB0BD Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9FB0BD 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 9FB0BD Color


  • Transparent B2C0CAB2C0CA
  • Transparent BCC8D1BCC8D1
  • Transparent C5D0D7C5D0D7
  • Transparent CFD8DECFD8DE
  • Transparent D9DFE5D9DFE5
  • Transparent E2E7EBE2E7EB
  • Transparent ECEFF2ECEFF2
  • Transparent F5F7F8F5F7F8


  • Transparent 99A6B199A6B1
  • Transparent 96A2AB96A2AB
  • Transparent 939DA5939DA5
  • Transparent 90989F90989F
  • Transparent 8C93988C9398
  • Transparent 898E92898E92
  • Transparent 868A8C868A8C
  • Transparent 838586838586


  • Transparent 7F8D977F8D97
  • Transparent 6F7B846F7B84
  • Transparent 5F6A715F6A71
  • Transparent 50585F50585F
  • Transparent 40464C40464C
  • Transparent 303539303539
  • Transparent 202326202326
  • Transparent 101213101213

#9FB0BD 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.