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Natural Blue Color

HEX #499DD0 / RGB (73, 157, 208)

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What is Natural Blue Color?

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Natural Blue has the hex code #499DD0. The equivalent RGB values are (73, 157, 208), which means it is composed of 17% red, 36% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:65 M:25 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, Natural Blue has a hue of 203°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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.

Natural blue is most common color that exists on our planet. It is not exactly sky blue but quite similar to it. Natural blue can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSL or hex code. The natural blue CMYK color codes listed on the page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using standard formulae and are, therefore, only approximates.

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Natural Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#499DD0
RGB Values(73, 157, 208)
CMYK Values(65%, 25%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 65%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#B6622F [Ruddy Brown]
Closest Pantone®7688 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#D07C49 [Peru]
Natural Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#929292
Weighted Average (Most Common)#898989
Weighted Average (Luma)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BFBFBF

Natural Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 499DD0. Complementary color is D07C49

Complementary Palette

The complement of Natural Blue is Peru with the hex code #D07C49. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #499DD0 color is offered by #D07C49. 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 (499DD0, 495AD0 and 49D0C0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Natural Blue (#499DD0) are Han Blue (#495AD0) and Medium Turquoise (#49D0C0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Natural 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 (499DD0, D0495A and D0C049)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Natural Blue (#499DD0) are #D0495A (Dark Terra Cotta) and #D0C049 (Old Gold). 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 (499DD0, D0499D and 9DD049)

Triadic Palette

Natural Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D0499D (Mulberry (Crayola)) and #9DD049 (Android Green) along with #499DD0 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 (499DD0, D0499D, D07C49 and 49D07C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Natural Blue has four colors - #D0499D (Mulberry (Crayola)), #D07C49 (Peru) and #49D07C (Emerald) in addition to the base color (#499DD0). 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 (499DD0, C049D0, D07C49 and 5AD049)

Square Palette

Natural Blue square color palette has #C049D0 (Medium Orchid), #D07C49 (Peru) and #5AD049 (Apple). 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

Natural Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Natural 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 Natural Blue Color


  • Transparent 6DB1D96DB1D9
  • Transparent 80BADE80BADE
  • Transparent 92C4E392C4E3
  • Transparent A4CEE8A4CEE8
  • Transparent B6D8ECB6D8EC
  • Transparent C8E2F1C8E2F1
  • Transparent DBEBF6DBEBF6
  • Transparent EDF5FAEDF5FA


  • Transparent 5497C05497C0
  • Transparent 5A94B85A94B8
  • Transparent 5F91B05F91B0
  • Transparent 658FA8658FA8
  • Transparent 6A8CA06A8CA0
  • Transparent 708998708998
  • Transparent 758690758690
  • Transparent 7B83887B8388


  • Transparent 3A7EA63A7EA6
  • Transparent 336E92336E92
  • Transparent 2C5E7D2C5E7D
  • Transparent 254F68254F68
  • Transparent 1D3F531D3F53
  • Transparent 162F3E162F3E
  • Transparent 0F1F2A0F1F2A
  • Transparent 071015071015

Natural Blue Color Patterns

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    Natural Blue Gingham Checks

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    Natural Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Natural Blue Plaid Pattern

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