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Metro Blue Color

HEX #4579AE / RGB (69, 121, 174)

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What is Metro Blue Color?

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Metro Blue has the hex code #4579AE. The equivalent RGB values are (69, 121, 174), which means it is composed of 19% red, 33% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:60 M:30 Y:0 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Metro Blue has a hue of 210°, 60% 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.

Metro 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 Metro 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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Metro Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4579AE
RGB Values(69, 121, 174)
CMYK Values(60%, 30%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 60%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#BA8651 [Deer]
Closest Pantone®7683 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#AE7A45 [Metallic Bronze]
Metro Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#797979
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Luma)#727272
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ACACAC

Metro Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4579AE. Complementary color is AE7A45

Complementary Palette

The complement of Metro Blue is Metallic Bronze with the hex code #AE7A45. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4579AE color is offered by #AE7A45. 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 (4579AE, 4645AE and 45AEAE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Metro Blue (#4579AE) are Ocean Blue (#4645AE) and Verdigris (#45AEAE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Metro 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 (4579AE, AE4645 and AEAE45)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Metro Blue (#4579AE) are #AE4645 (Deep Chestnut) and #AEAE45 (Brass). 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 (4579AE, AE4579 and 79AE45)

Triadic Palette

Metro Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AE4579 (Mystic Maroon) and #79AE45 (Apple) along with #4579AE 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 (4579AE, AE4579, AE7A45 and 45AE7A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Metro Blue has four colors - #AE4579 (Mystic Maroon), #AE7A45 (Metallic Bronze) and #45AE7A (Medium Sea Green) in addition to the base color (#4579AE). 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 (4579AE, AE45AE, AE7A45 and 45AE46)

Square Palette

Metro Blue square color palette has #AE45AE (Purpureus), #AE7A45 (Metallic Bronze) and #45AE46 (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.

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Rainbow color

Metro Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Metro 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Metro Blue Color


  • Transparent 6A94BE6A94BE
  • Transparent 7DA1C67DA1C6
  • Transparent 8FAFCE8FAFCE
  • Transparent A2BCD7A2BCD7
  • Transparent B5C9DFB5C9DF
  • Transparent C7D7E7C7D7E7
  • Transparent DAE4EFDAE4EF
  • Transparent ECF2F7ECF2F7


  • Transparent 517AA5517AA5
  • Transparent 577BA0577BA0
  • Transparent 5D7C9C5D7C9C
  • Transparent 637D97637D97
  • Transparent 687D92687D92
  • Transparent 6E7E8E6E7E8E
  • Transparent 747F89747F89
  • Transparent 7A7F857A7F85


  • Transparent 37618B37618B
  • Transparent 30557A30557A
  • Transparent 294968294968
  • Transparent 233D57233D57
  • Transparent 1C30461C3046
  • Transparent 152434152434
  • Transparent 0E18230E1823
  • Transparent 070C11070C11

Metro Blue Color Patterns

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    Metro Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Metro Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Metro Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metro Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metro Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metro Blue Plaid Pattern

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