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Milk Blue Color

HEX #DCE3E7 / RGB (220, 227, 231)

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What is Milk Blue Color?

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Milk Blue has the hex code #DCE3E7. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 227, 231), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:2 Y:0 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Milk Blue has a hue of 202°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Milk Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 260 90 05. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Milk Blue hex code is #DCE3E7 with equivalent RGB (220, 227, 231). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Milk Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#DCE3E7
RGB Values(220, 227, 231)
CMYK Values(5%, 2%, 0%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(202°, 5%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCFF
Inverse Color#231C18 [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®649 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E7E0DC [Chinese White]
Milk Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E1E1E1
Weighted Average (Luma)#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EAEAEA

Milk Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCE3E7. Complementary color is E7E0DC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Milk Blue is Chinese White with the hex code #E7E0DC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCE3E7 color is offered by #E7E0DC. 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 (DCE3E7, DCDEE7 and DCE7E6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Milk Blue (#DCE3E7) are Gainsboro (#DCDEE7) and Chinese White (#DCE7E6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Milk 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 (DCE3E7, E7DCDE and E7E6DC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Milk Blue (#DCE3E7) are #E7DCDE (Platinum) and #E7E6DC (Chinese White). 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 (DCE3E7, E7DCE3 and E3E7DC)

Triadic Palette

Milk Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E7DCE3 (Platinum) and #E3E7DC (Chinese White) along with #DCE3E7 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 (DCE3E7, E7DCE3, E7E0DC and DCE7E0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Milk Blue has four colors - #E7DCE3 (Platinum), #E7E0DC (Chinese White) and #DCE7E0 (Chinese White) in addition to the base color (#DCE3E7). 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 (DCE3E7, E6DCE7, E7E0DC and DEE7DC)

Square Palette

Milk Blue square color palette has #E6DCE7 (Platinum), #E7E0DC (Chinese White) and #DEE7DC (Chinese White). 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

Milk Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Milk 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Milk Blue Color


  • Transparent E3E9ECE3E9EC
  • Transparent E7EBEEE7EBEE
  • Transparent EAEEF1EAEEF1
  • Transparent EEF1F3EEF1F3
  • Transparent F1F4F5F1F4F5
  • Transparent F5F7F8F5F7F8
  • Transparent F8F9FAF8F9FA
  • Transparent FCFCFDFCFCFD


  • Transparent CACFD2CACFD2
  • Transparent C0C5C8C0C5C8
  • Transparent B7BBBEB7BBBE
  • Transparent AEB2B4AEB2B4
  • Transparent A5A8A9A5A8A9
  • Transparent 9C9E9F9C9E9F
  • Transparent 929495929495
  • Transparent 898A8A898A8A


  • Transparent B0B6B9B0B6B9
  • Transparent 9A9FA29A9FA2
  • Transparent 84888B84888B
  • Transparent 6E72746E7274
  • Transparent 585B5C585B5C
  • Transparent 424445424445
  • Transparent 2C2D2E2C2D2E
  • Transparent 161717161717

Milk Blue Color Patterns

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    Milk Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Milk Blue Plaid Pattern

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