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January Blue Color

HEX #00A1B9 / RGB (0, 161, 185)

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What is January Blue Color?

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January Blue has the hex code #00A1B9. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 161, 185), which means it is composed of 0% red, 47% green and 53% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:13 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, January Blue has a hue of 188°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

January Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 220 60 40. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

January Blue hex code is #00A1B9 with equivalent RGB (0, 161, 185). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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January Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#00A1B9
RGB Values(0, 161, 185)
CMYK Values(100%, 13%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(188°, 100%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#FF5E46 [Tomato]
Closest Pantone®7703 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#B91800 [International Orange (Engineering)]
January Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#737373
Weighted Average (Most Common)#737373
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

January Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 00A1B9. Complementary color is B91800

Complementary Palette

The complement of January Blue is International Orange (Engineering) with the hex code #B91800. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #00A1B9 color is offered by #B91800. 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.

00A1B9 B91800
Analogous color palette with (00A1B9, 0045B9 and 00B975)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of January Blue (#00A1B9) are Absolute Zero (Crayola) (#0045B9) and Green (Munsell) (#00B975). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of January Blue 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.

00A1B9 0045B9 00B975
Split Complementary color palette with (00A1B9, B90045 and B97500)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of January Blue (#00A1B9) are #B90045 (Pictorial Carmine) and #B97500 (Philippine Gold). 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.

00A1B9 B90045 B97500
Triadic color palette with (00A1B9, B900A1 and A1B900)

Triadic Palette

January Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B900A1 (Heliotrope Magenta) and #A1B900 (Limerick) along with #00A1B9 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

00A1B9 B900A1 A1B900
Tetradic color palette with (00A1B9, B900A1, B91800 and 00B918)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of January Blue has four colors - #B900A1 (Heliotrope Magenta), #B91800 (International Orange (Engineering)) and #00B918 (Vivid Malachite) in addition to the base color (#00A1B9). 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.

00A1B9 B900A1 B91800 00B918
Square color palette with (00A1B9, 7500B9, B91800 and 45B900)

Square Palette

January Blue square color palette has #7500B9 (Violet (RYB)), #B91800 (International Orange (Engineering)) and #45B900 (Kelly 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.

00A1B9 7500B9 B91800 45B900
Rainbow color

January Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our January Blue 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.

00A0B9 0002B9 9D00B9 B90037 B96800 6BB900 00B933

Tints, Tones & Shades of January Blue Color


  • Transparent 33B4C733B4C7
  • Transparent 4DBDCE4DBDCE
  • Transparent 66C7D566C7D5
  • Transparent 80D0DC80D0DC
  • Transparent 99D9E399D9E3
  • Transparent B3E3EAB3E3EA
  • Transparent CCECF1CCECF1
  • Transparent E6F6F8E6F6F8


  • Transparent 1A9AAE1A9AAE
  • Transparent 2697A82697A8
  • Transparent 3394A23394A2
  • Transparent 40919D40919D
  • Transparent 4D8D974D8D97
  • Transparent 5A8A915A8A91
  • Transparent 66878B66878B
  • Transparent 738386738386


  • Transparent 008194008194
  • Transparent 007182007182
  • Transparent 00616F00616F
  • Transparent 00515D00515D
  • Transparent 00404A00404A
  • Transparent 003038003038
  • Transparent 002025002025
  • Transparent 001013001013

January Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    January Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    January Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    January Blue Plaid Pattern

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