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Light Cobalt Blue Color

HEX #2F61AD / RGB (47, 97, 173)

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What is Light Cobalt Blue Color?

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Light Cobalt Blue has the hex code #2F61AD. The equivalent RGB values are (47, 97, 173), which means it is composed of 15% red, 31% green and 55% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:73 M:44 Y:0 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Cobalt Blue has a hue of 216°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

Light Cobalt Blue is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Light Cobalt Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Light Cobalt Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#2F61AD
RGB Values(47, 97, 173)
CMYK Values(73%, 44%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(216°, 73%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#D09E52 [Aztec Gold]
Closest Pantone®7455 C
Closest RAL5007 [Brilliant blue]
Complementary Color#AD7B2F [Copper]
Light Cobalt Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Luma)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9C9C9C

Light Cobalt Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2F61AD. Complementary color is AD7B2F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Cobalt Blue is Copper with the hex code #AD7B2F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2F61AD color is offered by #AD7B2F. 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 (2F61AD, 3C2FAD and 2FA0AD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Cobalt Blue (#2F61AD) are Blue (Pigment) (#3C2FAD) and Light Sea Green (#2FA0AD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Cobalt 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (2F61AD, AD3C2F and A0AD2F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Cobalt Blue (#2F61AD) are #AD3C2F (Sweet Brown) and #A0AD2F (Citron). 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 (2F61AD, AD2F61 and 61AD2F)

Triadic Palette

Light Cobalt Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AD2F61 (Maroon (X11)) and #61AD2F (Green (RYB)) along with #2F61AD create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

2F61AD AD2F61 61AD2F
Tetradic color palette with (2F61AD, AD2F61, AD7B2F and 2FAD7B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Cobalt Blue has four colors - #AD2F61 (Maroon (X11)), #AD7B2F (Copper) and #2FAD7B (Jungle Green) in addition to the base color (#2F61AD). 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 (2F61AD, AD2FA0, AD7B2F and 2FAD3C)

Square Palette

Light Cobalt Blue square color palette has #AD2FA0 (Byzantine), #AD7B2F (Copper) and #2FAD3C (American 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

Light Cobalt Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Cobalt 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.

2F61AD 692FAD AD2F85 AD452F A9AD2F 3DAD2F 2FAD8D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Cobalt Blue Color


  • Transparent 5981BD5981BD
  • Transparent 6D90C66D90C6
  • Transparent 82A0CE82A0CE
  • Transparent 97B0D697B0D6
  • Transparent ACC0DEACC0DE
  • Transparent C1D0E6C1D0E6
  • Transparent D5DFEFD5DFEF
  • Transparent EAEFF7EAEFF7


  • Transparent 3F67A43F67A4
  • Transparent 476AA0476AA0
  • Transparent 4F6D9B4F6D9B
  • Transparent 587197587197
  • Transparent 607492607492
  • Transparent 68778E68778E
  • Transparent 707A89707A89
  • Transparent 787D85787D85


  • Transparent 264E8A264E8A
  • Transparent 214479214479
  • Transparent 1C3A681C3A68
  • Transparent 183157183157
  • Transparent 132745132745
  • Transparent 0E1D340E1D34
  • Transparent 091323091323
  • Transparent 050A11050A11

Light Cobalt Blue Color Patterns

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    Light Cobalt Blue Gingham Checks

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    Light Cobalt Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Cobalt Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Cobalt Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Cobalt Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Cobalt Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Cobalt Blue Plaid Pattern

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