#A7C5A6 Hex Code

Color Name: Cambridge Blue

What is hex #A7C5A6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A7C5A6 is Cambridge Blue. The RGB values are (167, 197, 166) which means it is composed of 32% red, 37% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:15 M:0 Y:16 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A7C5A6 has a hue of 118°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Hex #A7C5A6 Color Codes

Color NameCambridge Blue
RGB Values(167, 197, 166)
CMYK Values(15%, 0%, 16%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(118°, 16%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC99
Inverse Color#583A59 [English Violet]
Closest Pantone®5585 C
Closest RAL6019 [Pastel green]
Complementary Color#C4A6C5 [Lilac]
#A7C5A6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Luma)#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Hex #A7C5A6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A7C5A6. Complementary color is C4A6C5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A7C5A6 is #C4A6C5 which is called Lilac. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A7C5A6 color is offered by #C4A6C5. 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 (A7C5A6, A6C5B5 and B7C5A6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A7C5A6 are #A6C5B5 and #B7C5A6, called Opal and Ash Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A7C5A6 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 (A7C5A6, B5A6C5 and C5A6B7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A7C5A6 are #B5A6C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #C5A6B7 (Black Shadows). 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 (A7C5A6, A6A7C5 and C5A6A7)

Triadic Palette

#A7C5A6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A6A7C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #C5A6A7 (Silver Pink) along with #A7C5A6, 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 (A7C5A6, A6A7C5, C4A6C5 and C5C4A6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A7C5A6 has #A6A7C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)), #C4A6C5 (Lilac) and #C5C4A6 (Dark Vanilla). 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 (A7C5A6, A6B7C5, C4A6C5 and C5B5A6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A7C5A6 contains #A6B7C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)), #C4A6C5 (Lilac) and #C5B5A6 (Silver Pink). 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 #A7C5A6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A7C5A6 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.

#A7C5A6 Color Patterns

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    Cambridge Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cambridge Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Plaid Pattern

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.