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#A6BDE0 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #A6BDE0 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A6BDE0 is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (166, 189, 224) which means it is composed of 29% red, 33% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:26 M:16 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A6BDE0 has a hue of 216°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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 #A6BDE0 Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(166, 189, 224)
CMYK Values(26%, 16%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(216°, 26%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#59421F [Liver (Dogs)]
Closest Pantone®651 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#E0C9A6 [Desert Sand]
#A6BDE0 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Hex #A6BDE0 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6BDE0. Complementary color is E0C9A6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A6BDE0 is #E0C9A6 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 #A6BDE0 color is offered by #E0C9A6. 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 (A6BDE0, ACA6E0 and A6DAE0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A6BDE0 are #ACA6E0 and #A6DAE0, called Maximum Blue Purple and Crystal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A6BDE0 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 (A6BDE0, E0ACA6 and DAE0A6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A6BDE0 are #E0ACA6 (Pastel Pink) and #DAE0A6 (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 (A6BDE0, E0A6BD and BDE0A6)

Triadic Palette

#A6BDE0 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E0A6BD (Kobi) and #BDE0A6 (Light Moss Green) along with #A6BDE0, 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 (A6BDE0, E0A6BD, E0C9A6 and A6E0C9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A6BDE0 has #E0A6BD (Kobi), #E0C9A6 (Desert Sand) and #A6E0C9 (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 (A6BDE0, E0A6DA, E0C9A6 and A6E0AC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A6BDE0 contains #E0A6DA (Light Orchid), #E0C9A6 (Desert Sand) and #A6E0AC (Celadon). 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 #A6BDE0 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A6BDE0 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 A6BDE0 Color


  • Transparent B8CAE6B8CAE6
  • Transparent C1D1E9C1D1E9
  • Transparent CAD7ECCAD7EC
  • Transparent D3DEF0D3DEF0
  • Transparent DBE5F3DBE5F3
  • Transparent E4EBF6E4EBF6
  • Transparent EDF2F9EDF2F9
  • Transparent F6F8FCF6F8FC


  • Transparent 9EB1CD9EB1CD
  • Transparent 9BABC39BABC3
  • Transparent 97A5BA97A5BA
  • Transparent 939FB0939FB0
  • Transparent 8F98A68F98A6
  • Transparent 8B929D8B929D
  • Transparent 888C93888C93
  • Transparent 84868A84868A


  • Transparent 8597B38597B3
  • Transparent 74849D74849D
  • Transparent 647186647186
  • Transparent 535F70535F70
  • Transparent 424C5A424C5A
  • Transparent 323943323943
  • Transparent 21262D21262D
  • Transparent 111316111316

#A6BDE0 Color Patterns

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