Navy Blue has the hex code #2D2363. The equivalent RGB values are (45, 35, 99), which means it is composed of
25% red, 20% green and 55% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:55 M:65 Y:0 K:61. In the HSV/HSB scale, Navy Blue has a hue of 249°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 39%. 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.
Traditional navy blue is a dark violet-blue color. It is different from navy of web and X11 color lists. To apply it on web pages with HTML and CSS, put in the hex, RGB or HSL color values. Please note that the navy blue CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.
The complement of Navy Blue is Soldier Green with the hex code #596323. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2D2363 color is offered by #596323. 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.
The analogous colors of Navy Blue (#2D2363) are American Purple (#4D2363) and Indigo (Rainbow) (#233963). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Navy 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Navy Blue (#2D2363) are #634D23 (Dark Brown) and #396323 (Mughal 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.
Navy Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #632D23 (Liver (Organ)) and #23632D (Mughal Green) along with #2D2363 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Navy Blue has four colors - #632D23 (Liver (Organ)), #596323 (Soldier Green) and #235963 (Police Blue) in addition to the base color (#2D2363). 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.
Navy Blue square color palette has #632339 (Brown Chocolate), #596323 (Soldier Green) and #23634D (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.
Navy Blue Color Rainbow Palette
Our Navy 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.