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#A3CAE2 Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cerulean

What is hex #A3CAE2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A3CAE2 is Pale Cerulean. The RGB values are (163, 202, 226) which means it is composed of 28% red, 34% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:28 M:11 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A3CAE2 has a hue of 203°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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 #A3CAE2 Color Codes

Color NamePale Cerulean
RGB Values(163, 202, 226)
CMYK Values(28%, 11%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 28%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5C351D [Liver (Dogs)]
Closest Pantone®543 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#E2BBA3 [Dark Vanilla]
#A3CAE2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Hex #A3CAE2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A3CAE2. Complementary color is E2BBA3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A3CAE2 is #E2BBA3 which is called Dark Vanilla. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A3CAE2 color is offered by #E2BBA3. 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 (A3CAE2, A3ABE2 and A3E2DB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A3CAE2 are #A3ABE2 and #A3E2DB, called Maximum Blue Purple and Crystal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A3CAE2 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 (A3CAE2, E2A3AB and E2DBA3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A3CAE2 are #E2A3AB (Pastel Pink) and #E2DBA3 (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 (A3CAE2, E2A3CA and CAE2A3)

Triadic Palette

#A3CAE2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E2A3CA (Kobi) and #CAE2A3 (Menthol) along with #A3CAE2, 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 (A3CAE2, E2A3CA, E2BBA3 and A3E2BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A3CAE2 has #E2A3CA (Kobi), #E2BBA3 (Dark Vanilla) and #A3E2BB (Sea Foam Green). 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 (A3CAE2, DBA3E2, E2BBA3 and ABE2A3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A3CAE2 contains #DBA3E2 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #E2BBA3 (Dark Vanilla) and #ABE2A3 (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 #A3CAE2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A3CAE2 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.

A3CAE2 B2A3E2 E2A3DC E2A3A6 E2D6A3 B8E2A3 A3E2C4

Tints, Tones & Shades of A3CAE2 Color


  • Transparent B5D5E8B5D5E8
  • Transparent BFDAEBBFDAEB
  • Transparent C8DFEEC8DFEE
  • Transparent D1E5F1D1E5F1
  • Transparent DAEAF3DAEAF3
  • Transparent E3EFF6E3EFF6
  • Transparent EDF4F9EDF4F9
  • Transparent F6FAFCF6FAFC


  • Transparent 9CBBCE9CBBCE
  • Transparent 99B4C599B4C5
  • Transparent 95ACBB95ACBB
  • Transparent 92A5B192A5B1
  • Transparent 8E9EA78E9EA7
  • Transparent 8B969D8B969D
  • Transparent 878F94878F94
  • Transparent 84878A84878A


  • Transparent 82A2B582A2B5
  • Transparent 728D9E728D9E
  • Transparent 627988627988
  • Transparent 526571526571
  • Transparent 41515A41515A
  • Transparent 313D44313D44
  • Transparent 21282D21282D
  • Transparent 101417101417

#A3CAE2 Color Patterns

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    #A3CAE2 Houndstooth Pattern

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