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Kingfisher Blue Color

HEX #006491 / RGB (0, 100, 145)

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What is Kingfisher Blue Color?

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Kingfisher Blue has the hex code #006491. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 100, 145), which means it is composed of 0% red, 41% green and 59% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:31 Y:0 K:43. In the HSV/HSB scale, Kingfisher Blue has a hue of 199°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 57%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 250 40 35, Kingfisher Blue hex code is #006491 with equivalent RGB (0, 100, 145). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Kingfisher Blue's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Kingfisher Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#006491
RGB Values(0, 100, 145)
CMYK Values(100%, 31%, 0%, 43%)
HSV/HSB Values(199°, 100%, 57%)
Closest Web Safe#006699
Inverse Color#FF9B6E [Atomic Tangerine]
Closest Pantone®7706 C
Closest RAL5017 [Traffic blue]
Complementary Color#912D00 [Brown]
Kingfisher Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Kingfisher Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 006491. Complementary color is 912D00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Kingfisher Blue is Brown with the hex code #912D00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #006491 color is offered by #912D00. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (006491, 001C91 and 009176)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Kingfisher Blue (#006491) are Imperial Blue (#001C91) and Paolo Veronese Green (#009176). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Kingfisher 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (006491, 91001B and 917600)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Kingfisher Blue (#006491) are #91001B (Carmine) and #917600 (Gamboge Orange (Brown)). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (006491, 910064 and 649100)

Triadic Palette

Kingfisher Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #910064 (Flirt) and #649100 (Avocado) along with #006491 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (006491, 910064, 912D00 and 00912D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Kingfisher Blue has four colors - #910064 (Flirt), #912D00 (Brown) and #00912D (North Texas Green) in addition to the base color (#006491). 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.

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Square color palette with (006491, 760091, 912D00 and 1B9100)

Square Palette

Kingfisher Blue square color palette has #760091 (Chinese Purple), #912D00 (Brown) and #1B9100 (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.

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Rainbow color

Kingfisher Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Kingfisher 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.

006391 190091 91008D 910010 916C00 3A9100 009143

Tints, Tones & Shades of Kingfisher Blue Color


  • Transparent 3383A73383A7
  • Transparent 4D93B24D93B2
  • Transparent 66A2BD66A2BD
  • Transparent 80B2C880B2C8
  • Transparent 99C1D399C1D3
  • Transparent B3D1DEB3D1DE
  • Transparent CCE0E9CCE0E9
  • Transparent E6F0F4E6F0F4


  • Transparent 1A6A8E1A6A8E
  • Transparent 266C8C266C8C
  • Transparent 336F8A336F8A
  • Transparent 407289407289
  • Transparent 4D75874D7587
  • Transparent 5A78855A7885
  • Transparent 667A83667A83
  • Transparent 737D82737D82


  • Transparent 005074005074
  • Transparent 004666004666
  • Transparent 003C57003C57
  • Transparent 003249003249
  • Transparent 00283A00283A
  • Transparent 001E2C001E2C
  • Transparent 00141D00141D
  • Transparent 000A0F000A0F

Kingfisher Blue Color Patterns

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    Kingfisher Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kingfisher Blue Plaid Pattern

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