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#A5B6C2 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #A5B6C2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A5B6C2 is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (165, 182, 194) which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:15 M:6 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A5B6C2 has a hue of 205°, 15% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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 #A5B6C2 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(165, 182, 194)
CMYK Values(15%, 6%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 15%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5A493D [Olive Drab Camouflage]
Closest Pantone®7542 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C2B1A5 [Silver Pink]
#A5B6C2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Hex #A5B6C2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A5B6C2. Complementary color is C2B1A5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A5B6C2 is #C2B1A5 which is called Silver Pink. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A5B6C2 color is offered by #C2B1A5. 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.

A5B6C2 C2B1A5
Analogous color palette with (A5B6C2, A5A8C2 and A5C2C0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A5B6C2 are #A5A8C2 and #A5C2C0, called Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Opal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A5B6C2 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.

A5B6C2 A5A8C2 A5C2C0
Split Complementary color palette with (A5B6C2, C2A5A8 and C2C0A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A5B6C2 are #C2A5A8 (Silver Pink) and #C2C0A5 (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.

A5B6C2 C2A5A8 C2C0A5
Triadic color palette with (A5B6C2, C2A5B6 and B6C2A5)

Triadic Palette

#A5B6C2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C2A5B6 (Black Shadows) and #B6C2A5 (Ash Gray) along with #A5B6C2, 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.

A5B6C2 C2A5B6 B6C2A5
Tetradic color palette with (A5B6C2, C2A5B6, C2B1A5 and A5C2B1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A5B6C2 has #C2A5B6 (Black Shadows), #C2B1A5 (Silver Pink) and #A5C2B1 (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.

A5B6C2 C2A5B6 C2B1A5 A5C2B1
Square color palette with (A5B6C2, C0A5C2, C2B1A5 and A8C2A5)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A5B6C2 contains #C0A5C2 (Lilac), #C2B1A5 (Silver Pink) and #A8C2A5 (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.

A5B6C2 C0A5C2 C2B1A5 A8C2A5
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Hex #A5B6C2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A5B6C2 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 A5B6C2 Color


  • Transparent B7C5CEB7C5CE
  • Transparent C0CCD4C0CCD4
  • Transparent C9D3DAC9D3DA
  • Transparent D2DBE1D2DBE1
  • Transparent DBE2E7DBE2E7
  • Transparent E4E9EDE4E9ED
  • Transparent EDF0F3EDF0F3
  • Transparent F6F8F9F6F8F9


  • Transparent 9EABB59EABB5
  • Transparent 9AA6AE9AA6AE
  • Transparent 96A0A896A0A8
  • Transparent 939BA1939BA1
  • Transparent 8F969A8F969A
  • Transparent 8B90948B9094
  • Transparent 878B8D878B8D
  • Transparent 848587848587


  • Transparent 84929B84929B
  • Transparent 747F88747F88
  • Transparent 636D74636D74
  • Transparent 535B61535B61
  • Transparent 42494E42494E
  • Transparent 32373A32373A
  • Transparent 212427212427
  • Transparent 111213111213

#A5B6C2 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.