#C3E0E4 Hex Code

Color Name: Columbia Blue

What is hex #C3E0E4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #C3E0E4 is Columbia Blue. The RGB values are (195, 224, 228) which means it is composed of 30% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:15 M:2 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, #C3E0E4 has a hue of 187°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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 #C3E0E4 Color Codes

Color NameColumbia Blue
RGB Values(195, 224, 228)
CMYK Values(15%, 2%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(187°, 14%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#3C1F1B [Temptress]
Closest Pantone®545 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#E4C7C3 [Dust Storm]
#C3E0E4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D8D8D8
Desaturated#D4D4D4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Luma)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Hex #C3E0E4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C3E0E4. Complementary color is E4C7C3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #C3E0E4 is #E4C7C3 which is called Dust Storm. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C3E0E4 color is offered by #E4C7C3. 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 (C3E0E4, C3D0E4 and C3E4D8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #C3E0E4 are #C3D0E4 and #C3E4D8, called Periwinkle (Crayola) and Columbia Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #C3E0E4 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 (C3E0E4, E4C3D0 and E4D8C3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #C3E0E4 are #E4C3D0 (Dust Storm) and #E4D8C3 (Bone). 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 (C3E0E4, E4C3E0 and E0E4C3)

Triadic Palette

#C3E0E4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E4C3E0 (Queen Pink) and #E0E4C3 (Dirty White) along with #C3E0E4, 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 (C3E0E4, E4C3E0, E4C7C3 and C3E4C7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #C3E0E4 has #E4C3E0 (Queen Pink), #E4C7C3 (Dust Storm) and #C3E4C7 (Tea 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 (C3E0E4, D8C3E4, E4C7C3 and D0E4C3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #C3E0E4 contains #D8C3E4 (Languid Lavender), #E4C7C3 (Dust Storm) and #D0E4C3 (Tea Green). 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 #C3E0E4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #C3E0E4 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.

#C3E0E4 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - C3E0E4

    Columbia 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.