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#A0B8E6 Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cerulean

What is hex #A0B8E6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A0B8E6 is Pale Cerulean. The RGB values are (160, 184, 230) which means it is composed of 28% red, 32% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:30 M:20 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A0B8E6 has a hue of 219°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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 #A0B8E6 Color Codes

Color NamePale Cerulean
RGB Values(160, 184, 230)
CMYK Values(30%, 20%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 30%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#5F4719 [Pullman Brown (UPS Brown)]
Closest Pantone®2716 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#E6CEA0 [Desert Sand]
#A0B8E6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BFBFBF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Hex #A0B8E6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A0B8E6. Complementary color is E6CEA0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A0B8E6 is #E6CEA0 which is called Desert Sand. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A0B8E6 color is offered by #E6CEA0. 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 (A0B8E6, ABA0E6 and A0DBE6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A0B8E6 are #ABA0E6 and #A0DBE6, called Maximum Blue Purple and Non-Photo Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A0B8E6 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 (A0B8E6, E6ABA0 and DBE6A0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A0B8E6 are #E6ABA0 (Pastel Pink) and #DBE6A0 (Pale Goldenrod). 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 (A0B8E6, E6A0B8 and B8E6A0)

Triadic Palette

#A0B8E6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E6A0B8 (Amaranth Pink) and #B8E6A0 (Granny Smith Apple) along with #A0B8E6, 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.

A0B8E6 E6A0B8 B8E6A0
Tetradic color palette with (A0B8E6, E6A0B8, E6CEA0 and A0E6CE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A0B8E6 has #E6A0B8 (Amaranth Pink), #E6CEA0 (Desert Sand) and #A0E6CE (Pale Robin Egg 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 (A0B8E6, E6A0DB, E6CEA0 and A0E6AB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A0B8E6 contains #E6A0DB (Light Orchid), #E6CEA0 (Desert Sand) and #A0E6AB (Teal Deer). 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 #A0B8E6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A0B8E6 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.

A0B9E6 C4A0E6 E6A0CD E6B0A0 E1E6A0 A5E6A0 A0E6D8

Tints, Tones & Shades of A0B8E6 Color


  • Transparent B3C6EBB3C6EB
  • Transparent BDCDEEBDCDEE
  • Transparent C6D4F0C6D4F0
  • Transparent D0DCF3D0DCF3
  • Transparent D9E3F5D9E3F5
  • Transparent E3EAF8E3EAF8
  • Transparent ECF1FAECF1FA
  • Transparent F6F8FDF6F8FD


  • Transparent 9AADD29AADD2
  • Transparent 96A7C796A7C7
  • Transparent 93A2BD93A2BD
  • Transparent 909CB3909CB3
  • Transparent 8D96A98D96A9
  • Transparent 8A919F8A919F
  • Transparent 868B94868B94
  • Transparent 83868A83868A


  • Transparent 8093B88093B8
  • Transparent 7081A17081A1
  • Transparent 606E8A606E8A
  • Transparent 505C73505C73
  • Transparent 404A5C404A5C
  • Transparent 303745303745
  • Transparent 20252E20252E
  • Transparent 101217101217

#A0B8E6 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.