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Light Navy Color

HEX #5C6B9C / RGB (92, 107, 156)

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What is Light Navy Color?

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Light Navy has the hex code #5C6B9C. The equivalent RGB values are (92, 107, 156), which means it is composed of 26% red, 30% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:41 M:31 Y:0 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Navy has a hue of 226°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
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 Navy 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Light Navy Color Codes

Hex Code#5C6B9C
RGB Values(92, 107, 156)
CMYK Values(41%, 31%, 0%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(226°, 41%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#A39463 [Bronze (Metallic)]
Closest Pantone®7668 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#9C8D5C [Dark Tan]
Light Navy Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Luma)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A8A8A8

Light Navy Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5C6B9C. Complementary color is 9C8D5C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Navy is Dark Tan with the hex code #9C8D5C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5C6B9C color is offered by #9C8D5C. 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 (5C6B9C, 6D5C9C and 5C8B9C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Navy (#5C6B9C) are Dark Blue-Gray (#6D5C9C) and Rackley (#5C8B9C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Navy 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 (5C6B9C, 9C6D5C and 8B9C5C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Navy (#5C6B9C) are #9C6D5C (Dark Chestnut) and #8B9C5C (Moss Green). 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 (5C6B9C, 9C5C6B and 6B9C5C)

Triadic Palette

Light Navy triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9C5C6B (Rose Dust) and #6B9C5C (Russian Green) along with #5C6B9C 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 (5C6B9C, 9C5C6B, 9C8D5C and 5C9C8D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Navy has four colors - #9C5C6B (Rose Dust), #9C8D5C (Dark Tan) and #5C9C8D (Polished Pine) in addition to the base color (#5C6B9C). 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 (5C6B9C, 9C5C8B, 9C8D5C and 5C9C6D)

Square Palette

Light Navy square color palette has #9C5C8B (Antique Fuchsia), #9C8D5C (Dark Tan) and #5C9C6D (Forest Green (Crayola)). 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

Light Navy Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Navy 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Navy Color


  • Transparent 7D89B07D89B0
  • Transparent 8D97BA8D97BA
  • Transparent 9DA6C49DA6C4
  • Transparent AEB5CEAEB5CE
  • Transparent BEC4D7BEC4D7
  • Transparent CED3E1CED3E1
  • Transparent DEE1EBDEE1EB
  • Transparent EFF0F5EFF0F5


  • Transparent 636F96636F96
  • Transparent 677194677194
  • Transparent 6A73916A7391
  • Transparent 6E768E6E768E
  • Transparent 72788B72788B
  • Transparent 757A88757A88
  • Transparent 797C86797C86
  • Transparent 7C7E837C7E83


  • Transparent 4A567D4A567D
  • Transparent 404B6D404B6D
  • Transparent 37405E37405E
  • Transparent 2E364E2E364E
  • Transparent 252B3E252B3E
  • Transparent 1C202F1C202F
  • Transparent 12151F12151F
  • Transparent 090B10090B10

Light Navy Color Patterns

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    Light Navy Gingham Checks

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    Light Navy Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Navy Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Navy Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Navy Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Navy Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Navy Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Navy Plaid Pattern

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