Pale Blue has the hex code #D7E5F0. The equivalent RGB values are (215, 229, 240), which means it is composed of
31% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:5 Y:0 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pale Blue has a hue of 206°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 94%. 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.
Pale blue is a gentle calming extremely light tint of blue color. It is not part of the web colors list and can be applied to web pages through HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, CMYK, HSB or hex code.
The complement of Pale Blue is White Chocolate with the hex code #F0E2D7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D7E5F0 color is offered by #F0E2D7. 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 Pale Blue (#D7E5F0) are Azureish White (#D7D9F0) and Azureish White (#D7F0EF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale 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 Pale Blue (#D7E5F0) are #F0D7D9 (Pale Pink) and #F0EFD7 (Eggshell). 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.
Pale Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F0D7E5 (Pale Pink) and #E5F0D7 (Eggshell) along with #D7E5F0 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 Pale Blue has four colors - #F0D7E5 (Pale Pink), #F0E2D7 (White Chocolate) and #D7F0E2 (Chinese White) in addition to the base color (#D7E5F0). 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.
Pale Blue square color palette has #EFD7F0 (Pink Lace), #F0E2D7 (White Chocolate) and #D9F0D7 (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.
Pale Blue Color Rainbow Palette
Our Pale 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.