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#A6CDE6 Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Cornflower Blue

What is hex #A6CDE6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A6CDE6 is Pale Cornflower Blue. The RGB values are (166, 205, 230) 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:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A6CDE6 has a hue of 203°, 28% 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 #A6CDE6 Color Codes

Color NamePale Cornflower Blue
RGB Values(166, 205, 230)
CMYK Values(28%, 11%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 28%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#593219 [Liver (Dogs)]
Closest Pantone®277 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#E6BFA6 [Desert Sand]
#A6CDE6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Luma)#C7C7C7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DDDDDD

Hex #A6CDE6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6CDE6. Complementary color is E6BFA6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A6CDE6 is #E6BFA6 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 #A6CDE6 color is offered by #E6BFA6. 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 (A6CDE6, A6ADE6 and A6E6DF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A6CDE6 are #A6ADE6 and #A6E6DF, called Maximum Blue Purple and Powder Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A6CDE6 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 (A6CDE6, E6A6AD and E6DFA6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A6CDE6 are #E6A6AD (Pale Chestnut) and #E6DFA6 (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 (A6CDE6, E6A6CD and CDE6A6)

Triadic Palette

#A6CDE6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E6A6CD (Pink Pearl) and #CDE6A6 (Menthol) along with #A6CDE6, 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 (A6CDE6, E6A6CD, E6BFA6 and A6E6BF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A6CDE6 has #E6A6CD (Pink Pearl), #E6BFA6 (Desert Sand) and #A6E6BF (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 (A6CDE6, DFA6E6, E6BFA6 and ADE6A6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A6CDE6 contains #DFA6E6 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #E6BFA6 (Desert Sand) and #ADE6A6 (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 #A6CDE6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A6CDE6 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.

A6CDE6 B5A6E6 E6A6E0 E6A6A9 E6DAA6 BBE6A6 A6E6C8

Tints, Tones & Shades of A6CDE6 Color


  • Transparent B8D7EBB8D7EB
  • Transparent C1DCEEC1DCEE
  • Transparent CAE1F0CAE1F0
  • Transparent D3E6F3D3E6F3
  • Transparent DBEBF5DBEBF5
  • Transparent E4F0F8E4F0F8
  • Transparent EDF5FAEDF5FA
  • Transparent F6FAFDF6FAFD


  • Transparent 9EBED29EBED2
  • Transparent 9BB6C79BB6C7
  • Transparent 97AEBD97AEBD
  • Transparent 93A7B393A7B3
  • Transparent 8F9FA98F9FA9
  • Transparent 8B979F8B979F
  • Transparent 888F94888F94
  • Transparent 84888A84888A


  • Transparent 85A4B885A4B8
  • Transparent 7490A17490A1
  • Transparent 647B8A647B8A
  • Transparent 536773536773
  • Transparent 42525C42525C
  • Transparent 323E45323E45
  • Transparent 21292E21292E
  • Transparent 111517111517

#A6CDE6 Color Patterns

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    #A6CDE6 Houndstooth Pattern

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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.