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Midnight Blue Color

HEX #191970 / RGB (25, 25, 112)

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What is Midnight Blue Color?

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Midnight Blue has the hex code #191970. The equivalent RGB values are (25, 25, 112), which means it is composed of 15% red, 15% green and 69% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:78 M:78 Y:0 K:56. In the HSV/HSB scale, Midnight Blue has a hue of 240°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 44%.
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.

Midnight Blue name comes from the color of the night sky in and around full moon. It is a dark shade of blue and is often confused with Prussian Blue and Navy. The color is included in the web colors list and can, thus, be used with its name, "MidnightBlue", in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYk and HSB values.

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Midnight Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#191970
RGB Values(25, 25, 112)
CMYK Values(78%, 78%, 0%, 56%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 78%, 44%)
Closest Web Safe#000066
Inverse Color#E6E68F [Khaki (X11)]
Closest Pantone®2756 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#707019 [Antique Bronze]
Midnight Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#363636
Weighted Average (Most Common)#232323
Weighted Average (Luma)#1F1F1F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#5F5F5F

Midnight Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 191970. Complementary color is 707019

Complementary Palette

The complement of Midnight Blue is Antique Bronze with the hex code #707019. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #191970 color is offered by #707019. 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 (191970, 451970 and 194570)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Midnight Blue (#191970) are Blue-Violet (Color Wheel) (#451970) and Dark Cerulean (#194570). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Midnight 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 (191970, 704519 and 457019)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Midnight Blue (#191970) are #704519 (Sepia) and #457019 (Dark 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 (191970, 701919 and 197019)

Triadic Palette

Midnight Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #701919 (Persian Plum) and #197019 (Royal Green) along with #191970 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 (191970, 701919, 707019 and 197070)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Midnight Blue has four colors - #701919 (Persian Plum), #707019 (Antique Bronze) and #197070 (Deep Green-Cyan Turquoise) in addition to the base color (#191970). 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 (191970, 701945, 707019 and 197045)

Square Palette

Midnight Blue square color palette has #701945 (Pansy Purple), #707019 (Antique Bronze) and #197045 (Dark Spring 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

Midnight Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Midnight 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 Midnight Blue Color


  • Transparent 47478D47478D
  • Transparent 5E5E9B5E5E9B
  • Transparent 7575A97575A9
  • Transparent 8C8CB88C8CB8
  • Transparent A3A3C6A3A3C6
  • Transparent BABAD4BABAD4
  • Transparent D1D1E2D1D1E2
  • Transparent E8E8F1E8E8F1


  • Transparent 2E2E732E2E73
  • Transparent 383875383875
  • Transparent 424276424276
  • Transparent 4D4D784D4D78
  • Transparent 57577A57577A
  • Transparent 61617B61617B
  • Transparent 6B6B7D6B6B7D
  • Transparent 76767E76767E


  • Transparent 14145A14145A
  • Transparent 12124E12124E
  • Transparent 0F0F430F0F43
  • Transparent 0D0D380D0D38
  • Transparent 0A0A2D0A0A2D
  • Transparent 080822080822
  • Transparent 050516050516
  • Transparent 03030B03030B

Midnight Blue Color Patterns

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    Midnight Blue Gingham Checks

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    Midnight Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Midnight Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Midnight Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Blue Plaid Pattern

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