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#A8AFC2 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet Blue (Crayola)

What is hex #A8AFC2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A8AFC2 is Cadet Blue (Crayola). The RGB values are (168, 175, 194) which means it is composed of 31% red, 33% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:13 M:10 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A8AFC2 has a hue of 224°, 13% 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 #A8AFC2 Color Codes

Color NameCadet Blue (Crayola)
RGB Values(168, 175, 194)
CMYK Values(13%, 10%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(224°, 13%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#57503D [Olive Drab Camouflage]
Closest Pantone®536 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C2BBA8 [Silver Pink]
#A8AFC2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Hex #A8AFC2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A8AFC2. Complementary color is C2BBA8

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A8AFC2 is #C2BBA8 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 #A8AFC2 color is offered by #C2BBA8. 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 (A8AFC2, AEA8C2 and A8BCC2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A8AFC2 are #AEA8C2 and #A8BCC2, called Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Opal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A8AFC2 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 (A8AFC2, C2AEA8 and BCC2A8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A8AFC2 are #C2AEA8 (Silver Pink) and #BCC2A8 (Ash Gray). 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 (A8AFC2, C2A8AF and AFC2A8)

Triadic Palette

#A8AFC2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C2A8AF (Silver Pink) and #AFC2A8 (Cambridge Blue) along with #A8AFC2, 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 (A8AFC2, C2A8AF, C2BBA8 and A8C2BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A8AFC2 has #C2A8AF (Silver Pink), #C2BBA8 (Silver Pink) and #A8C2BB (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 (A8AFC2, C2A8BC, C2BBA8 and A8C2AE)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A8AFC2 contains #C2A8BC (Black Shadows), #C2BBA8 (Silver Pink) and #A8C2AE (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 #A8AFC2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A8AFC2 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.

A8AFC2 B7A8C2 C2A8B6 C2B0A8 BEC2A8 A8C2A8 A8C2BF

Tints, Tones & Shades of A8AFC2 Color


  • Transparent B9BFCEB9BFCE
  • Transparent C2C7D4C2C7D4
  • Transparent CBCFDACBCFDA
  • Transparent D4D7E1D4D7E1
  • Transparent DCDFE7DCDFE7
  • Transparent E5E7EDE5E7ED
  • Transparent EEEFF3EEEFF3
  • Transparent F6F7F9F6F7F9


  • Transparent A0A6B5A0A6B5
  • Transparent 9CA1AE9CA1AE
  • Transparent 989CA8989CA8
  • Transparent 9498A19498A1
  • Transparent 90939A90939A
  • Transparent 8C8E948C8E94
  • Transparent 88898D88898D
  • Transparent 848587848587


  • Transparent 868C9B868C9B
  • Transparent 767B88767B88
  • Transparent 656974656974
  • Transparent 545861545861
  • Transparent 43464E43464E
  • Transparent 32353A32353A
  • Transparent 222327222327
  • Transparent 111213111213

#A8AFC2 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.