Midnight Blue (Crayola)

HEX #003366 / RGB (0, 51, 102)

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What is Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color?

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Midnight Blue (Crayola) has the hex code #003366. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 51, 102), which means it is composed of 0% red, 33% green and 67% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:50 Y:0 K:60. In the HSV/HSB scale, Midnight Blue (Crayola) has a hue of 210°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 40%.
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.

Introduced as Prussian Blue, Crayola Midnight Blue was formulated in 1903. It can be considered a darker shade of the MidnightBlue of X11 and web colors lists. In HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values instead of the color name to get the desired results.

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Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color Codes

Hex Code#003366
RGB Values(0, 51, 102)
CMYK Values(100%, 50%, 0%, 60%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 100%, 40%)
Closest Web Safe#003366
Inverse Color#FFCC99 [Peach-Orange]
Closest Pantone®2955 C
Closest RAL5020 [Ocean blue]
Complementary Color#663300 [Philippine Bronze]
Midnight Blue (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#333333
Weighted Average (Most Common)#292929
Weighted Average (Luma)#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6F6F6F

Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 003366. Complementary color is 663300

Complementary Palette

The complement of Midnight Blue (Crayola) is Philippine Bronze with the hex code #663300. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #003366 color is offered by #663300. 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 (003366, 000066 and 006666)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Midnight Blue (Crayola) (#003366) are Navy Blue (#000066) and Tropical Rain Forest (#006666). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Midnight Blue (Crayola) 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 (003366, 660000 and 666600)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Midnight Blue (Crayola) (#003366) are #660000 (Blood Red) and #666600 (Bronze Yellow). 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 (003366, 660033 and 336600)

Triadic Palette

Midnight Blue (Crayola) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #660033 (Imperial Purple) and #336600 (Metallic Green) along with #003366 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (003366, 660033, 663300 and 006633)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Midnight Blue (Crayola) has four colors - #660033 (Imperial Purple), #663300 (Philippine Bronze) and #006633 (Cadmium Green) in addition to the base color (#003366). 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 (003366, 660066, 663300 and 006600)

Square Palette

Midnight Blue (Crayola) square color palette has #660066 (Patriarch), #663300 (Philippine Bronze) and #006600 (Pakistan 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

Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Midnight Blue (Crayola) 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color


  • Transparent 335C85#335C85
  • Transparent 4D7094#4D7094
  • Transparent 6685A3#6685A3
  • Transparent 8099B3#8099B3
  • Transparent 99ADC2#99ADC2
  • Transparent B3C2D1#B3C2D1
  • Transparent CCD6E0#CCD6E0
  • Transparent E6EBF0#E6EBF0


  • Transparent 1A426B#1A426B
  • Transparent 264A6E#264A6E
  • Transparent 335270#335270
  • Transparent 405A73#405A73
  • Transparent 4D6176#4D6176
  • Transparent 5A6978#5A6978
  • Transparent 66717B#66717B
  • Transparent 73787D#73787D


  • Transparent 002952#002952
  • Transparent 002447#002447
  • Transparent 001F3D#001F3D
  • Transparent 001A33#001A33
  • Transparent 001429#001429
  • Transparent 000F1F#000F1F
  • Transparent 000A14#000A14
  • Transparent 00050A#00050A

Midnight Blue (Crayola) Color Patterns

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Gingham Checks

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Leaves Pattern

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Blue (Crayola) Plaid Pattern

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