#9BCBD2 Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cerulean

What is hex #9BCBD2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9BCBD2 is Pale Cerulean. The RGB values are (155, 203, 210) which means it is composed of 27% red, 36% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:26 M:3 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9BCBD2 has a hue of 188°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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 #9BCBD2 Color Codes

Color NamePale Cerulean
RGB Values(155, 203, 210)
CMYK Values(26%, 3%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(188°, 26%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#64342D [Van Dyke Brown]
Closest Pantone®551 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#D2A29B [Parrot Pink]
#9BCBD2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BDBDBD
Desaturated#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Luma)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Hex #9BCBD2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9BCBD2. Complementary color is D2A29B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9BCBD2 is #D2A29B which is called Parrot Pink. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9BCBD2 color is offered by #D2A29B. 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 (9BCBD2, 9BB0D2 and 9BD2BE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9BCBD2 are #9BB0D2 and #9BD2BE, called Wild Blue Yonder and Turquoise Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9BCBD2 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 (9BCBD2, D29BB0 and D2BE9B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9BCBD2 are #D29BB0 (Parrot Pink) and #D2BE9B (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.

Triadic color palette with (9BCBD2, D29BCB and CBD29B)

Triadic Palette

#9BCBD2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D29BCB (Light Medium Orchid) and #CBD29B (Medium Spring Bud) along with #9BCBD2, 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 (9BCBD2, D29BCB, D2A29B and 9BD2A2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9BCBD2 has #D29BCB (Light Medium Orchid), #D2A29B (Parrot Pink) and #9BD2A2 (Eton 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 (9BCBD2, BE9BD2, D2A29B and B0D29B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9BCBD2 contains #BE9BD2 (Lenurple), #D2A29B (Parrot Pink) and #B0D29B (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #9BCBD2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9BCBD2 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.

#9BCBD2 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 9BCBD2

    Pale Cerulean 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.