Imperial Blue (Pantone)

HEX #005A92 / RGB (0, 90, 146)

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What is Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color?

Imperial Blue (Pantone) (Hex code: 005A92) Thumbnail

Pantone®'s Imperial Blue is a strong blue color from the Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is numbered 19-4245 TCX. It can be used on web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB and/or HSL color codes. Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values of imperial blue and the ones given on this page have been calculated from the hex color code and are only approximations.

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Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#005A92
RGB Values(0, 90, 146)
CMYK Values(100%, 38%, 0%, 43%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 100%, 57%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#FFA56D [Atomic Tangerine]
Closest RAL5017 [Traffic blue]
Complementary Color#923800 [Brown]
Imperial Blue (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8E8E8E

Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 005A92. Complementary color is 923800

Complementary Palette

The complement of Imperial Blue (Pantone) is Brown with the hex code #923800. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #005A92 color is offered by #923800. 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 (005A92, 001192 and 009281)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Imperial Blue (Pantone) (#005A92) are Phthalo Blue (#001192) and Paolo Veronese Green (#009281). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Imperial Blue (Pantone) with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (005A92, 920011 and 928100)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Imperial Blue (Pantone) (#005A92) are #920011 (Sangria) and #928100 (Dark Yellow). 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 (005A92, 92005A and 5A9200)

Triadic Palette

Imperial Blue (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #92005A (Rose Garnet) and #5A9200 (Avocado) along with #005A92 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 (005A92, 92005A, 923800 and 009238)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Imperial Blue (Pantone) has four colors - #92005A (Rose Garnet), #923800 (Brown) and #009238 (North Texas Green) in addition to the base color (#005A92). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (005A92, 810092, 923800 and 119200)

Square Palette

Imperial Blue (Pantone) square color palette has #810092 (Dark Magenta), #923800 (Brown) and #119200 (India 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

Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Imperial Blue (Pantone) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent 337BA8#337BA8
  • Transparent 4D8CB3#4D8CB3
  • Transparent 669CBE#669CBE
  • Transparent 80ADC9#80ADC9
  • Transparent 99BDD3#99BDD3
  • Transparent B3CEDE#B3CEDE
  • Transparent CCDEE9#CCDEE9
  • Transparent E6EFF4#E6EFF4


  • Transparent 1A628E#1A628E
  • Transparent 26658D#26658D
  • Transparent 33698B#33698B
  • Transparent 406D89#406D89
  • Transparent 4D7187#4D7187
  • Transparent 5A7585#5A7585
  • Transparent 667884#667884
  • Transparent 737C82#737C82


  • Transparent 004875#004875
  • Transparent 003F66#003F66
  • Transparent 003658#003658
  • Transparent 002D49#002D49
  • Transparent 00243A#00243A
  • Transparent 001B2C#001B2C
  • Transparent 00121D#00121D
  • Transparent 00090F#00090F

Imperial Blue (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Imperial Blue (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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