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#A0B6BB Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #A0B6BB Color?

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The color name of hex code #A0B6BB is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (160, 182, 187) which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:14 M:3 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A0B6BB has a hue of 191°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #A0B6BB Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(160, 182, 187)
CMYK Values(14%, 3%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(191°, 14%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5F4944 [Rose Ebony]
Closest Pantone®7542 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BBA5A0 [Tuscany]
#A0B6BB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Hex #A0B6BB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A0B6BB. Complementary color is BBA5A0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A0B6BB is #BBA5A0 which is called Tuscany. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A0B6BB color is offered by #BBA5A0. 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 (A0B6BB, A0A9BB and A0BBB3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A0B6BB are #A0A9BB and #A0BBB3, called Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Cambridge Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A0B6BB 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 (A0B6BB, BBA0A9 and BBB3A0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A0B6BB are #BBA0A9 (Pastel Purple) and #BBB3A0 (Silver Pink). 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 (A0B6BB, BBA0B6 and B6BBA0)

Triadic Palette

#A0B6BB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BBA0B6 (Pastel Purple) and #B6BBA0 (Laurel Green) along with #A0B6BB, 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 (A0B6BB, BBA0B6, BBA5A0 and A0BBA5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A0B6BB has #BBA0B6 (Pastel Purple), #BBA5A0 (Tuscany) and #A0BBA5 (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 (A0B6BB, B3A0BB, BBA5A0 and A9BBA0)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A0B6BB contains #B3A0BB (Pastel Purple), #BBA5A0 (Tuscany) and #A9BBA0 (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 #A0B6BB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A0B6BB 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 A0B6BB Color


  • Transparent B3C5C9B3C5C9
  • Transparent BDCCCFBDCCCF
  • Transparent C6D3D6C6D3D6
  • Transparent D0DBDDD0DBDD
  • Transparent D9E2E4D9E2E4
  • Transparent E3E9EBE3E9EB
  • Transparent ECF0F1ECF0F1
  • Transparent F6F8F8F6F8F8


  • Transparent 9AABAF9AABAF
  • Transparent 96A6A996A6A9
  • Transparent 93A0A393A0A3
  • Transparent 909B9E909B9E
  • Transparent 8D96988D9698
  • Transparent 8A90928A9092
  • Transparent 868B8C868B8C
  • Transparent 838586838586


  • Transparent 809296809296
  • Transparent 707F83707F83
  • Transparent 606D70606D70
  • Transparent 505B5E505B5E
  • Transparent 40494B40494B
  • Transparent 303738303738
  • Transparent 202425202425
  • Transparent 101213101213

#A0B6BB 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.