Search Colors

#A5B1C8 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #A5B1C8 Color?

Cadet Blue (Crayola) (Hex code: A5B1C8) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #A5B1C8 is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (165, 177, 200) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:12 Y:0 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A5B1C8 has a hue of 219°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

Download Cadet Blue (Crayola) Solid Color Background

Hex #A5B1C8 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(165, 177, 200)
CMYK Values(18%, 12%, 0%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 18%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#5A4E37 [Olive Drab Camouflage]
Closest Pantone®536 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C8BCA5 [Dark Vanilla]
#A5B1C8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Hex #A5B1C8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A5B1C8. Complementary color is C8BCA5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A5B1C8 is #C8BCA5 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 #A5B1C8 color is offered by #C8BCA5. 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 (A5B1C8, ABA5C8 and A5C3C8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A5B1C8 are #ABA5C8 and #A5C3C8, called Blue Bell and Pastel Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A5B1C8 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.

A5B1C8 ABA5C8 A5C3C8
Split Complementary color palette with (A5B1C8, C8ABA5 and C3C8A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A5B1C8 are #C8ABA5 (Silver Pink) and #C3C8A5 (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.

A5B1C8 C8ABA5 C3C8A5
Triadic color palette with (A5B1C8, C8A5B1 and B1C8A5)

Triadic Palette

#A5B1C8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C8A5B1 (Silver Pink) and #B1C8A5 (Cambridge Blue) along with #A5B1C8, 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.

A5B1C8 C8A5B1 B1C8A5
Tetradic color palette with (A5B1C8, C8A5B1, C8BCA5 and A5C8BC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A5B1C8 has #C8A5B1 (Silver Pink), #C8BCA5 (Dark Vanilla) and #A5C8BC (Opal). 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 (A5B1C8, C8A5C3, C8BCA5 and A5C8AB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A5B1C8 contains #C8A5C3 (Lilac), #C8BCA5 (Dark Vanilla) and #A5C8AB (Cambridge Blue). 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 #A5B1C8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A5B1C8 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.

A5B1C8 B7A5C8 C8A5BB C8ADA5 C5C8A5 A7C8A5 A5C8C1

Tints, Tones & Shades of A5B1C8 Color


  • Transparent B7C1D3B7C1D3
  • Transparent C0C8D9C0C8D9
  • Transparent C9D0DEC9D0DE
  • Transparent D2D8E4D2D8E4
  • Transparent DBE0E9DBE0E9
  • Transparent E4E8EFE4E8EF
  • Transparent EDEFF4EDEFF4
  • Transparent F6F7FAF6F7FA


  • Transparent 9EA7BA9EA7BA
  • Transparent 9AA2B29AA2B2
  • Transparent 969DAB969DAB
  • Transparent 9399A49399A4
  • Transparent 8F949D8F949D
  • Transparent 8B8F968B8F96
  • Transparent 878A8E878A8E
  • Transparent 848587848587


  • Transparent 848EA0848EA0
  • Transparent 747C8C747C8C
  • Transparent 636A78636A78
  • Transparent 535964535964
  • Transparent 424750424750
  • Transparent 32353C32353C
  • Transparent 212328212328
  • Transparent 111214111214

#A5B1C8 Color Patterns

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Gingham Checks

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Polka Dots Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Honeycomb Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Leaves Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Houndstooth Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Trellis Pattern

  • transperent

    #A5B1C8 Plaid Pattern

#A5B1C8 Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Cadet Blue (Crayola) color drawing room interior textured wall

#A5B1C8 Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Cadet Blue (Crayola) color Living room wal color

#A5B1C8 Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Cadet Blue (Crayola) color Bedroom interior wall color

#A5B1C8 Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Cadet Blue (Crayola) color kitchen interior wall color

#A5B1C8 Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

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.