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#A8BBCE Hex Code

Color Name: Pastel Blue

What is hex #A8BBCE Color?

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The color name of hex code #A8BBCE is Pastel Blue. The RGB values are (168, 187, 206) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:9 Y:0 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A8BBCE has a hue of 210°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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 #A8BBCE Color Codes

Color NamePastel Blue
RGB Values(168, 187, 206)
CMYK Values(19%, 9%, 0%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 18%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#574431 [Liver Chestnut (Horses)]
Closest Pantone®5435 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#CEBBA8 [Dark Vanilla]
#A8BBCE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Hex #A8BBCE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A8BBCE. Complementary color is CEBBA8

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A8BBCE is #CEBBA8 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 #A8BBCE color is offered by #CEBBA8. 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 (A8BBCE, A8A8CE and A8CECE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A8BBCE are #A8A8CE and #A8CECE, called Wild Blue Yonder and Pastel Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A8BBCE 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 (A8BBCE, CEA8A8 and CECEA8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A8BBCE are #CEA8A8 (Silver Pink) and #CECEA8 (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.

Triadic color palette with (A8BBCE, CEA8BB and BBCEA8)

Triadic Palette

#A8BBCE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CEA8BB (Lilac) and #BBCEA8 (Ash Gray) along with #A8BBCE, 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 (A8BBCE, CEA8BB, CEBBA8 and A8CEBB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A8BBCE has #CEA8BB (Lilac), #CEBBA8 (Dark Vanilla) and #A8CEBB (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 (A8BBCE, CEA8CE, CEBBA8 and A8CEA8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A8BBCE contains #CEA8CE (Lilac), #CEBBA8 (Dark Vanilla) and #A8CEA8 (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 #A8BBCE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A8BBCE 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 A8BBCE Color


  • Transparent B9C9D8B9C9D8
  • Transparent C2CFDDC2CFDD
  • Transparent CBD6E2CBD6E2
  • Transparent D4DDE7D4DDE7
  • Transparent DCE4EBDCE4EB
  • Transparent E5EBF0E5EBF0
  • Transparent EEF1F5EEF1F5
  • Transparent F6F8FAF6F8FA


  • Transparent A0AFBEA0AFBE
  • Transparent 9CA9B79CA9B7
  • Transparent 98A3AF98A3AF
  • Transparent 949EA7949EA7
  • Transparent 90989F90989F
  • Transparent 8C92978C9297
  • Transparent 888C90888C90
  • Transparent 848688848688


  • Transparent 8696A58696A5
  • Transparent 768390768390
  • Transparent 65707C65707C
  • Transparent 545E67545E67
  • Transparent 434B52434B52
  • Transparent 32383E32383E
  • Transparent 222529222529
  • Transparent 111315111315

#A8BBCE Color Patterns

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