Pale Cerulean

HEX #76C1DA / RGB (118, 193, 218)

What is Pale Cerulean Color?

Pale Cerulean (Hex code: 76C1DA) Thumbnail

Pale Cerulean has the hex code #76C1DA. The equivalent RGB values are (118, 193, 218), which means it is composed of 22% red, 36% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:46 M:12 Y:0 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pale Cerulean has a hue of 195°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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 Cerulean is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Pale Cerulean Color Codes

Hex Code#76C1DA
RGB Values(118, 193, 218)
CMYK Values(46%, 12%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 46%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#66CCCC
Inverse Color#893E25 [Burnt Umber]
Closest Pantone®630 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#DA8F76 [Middle Red]
Pale Cerulean Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Pale Cerulean Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 76C1DA. Complementary color is DA8F76

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Cerulean is Middle Red with the hex code #DA8F76. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #76C1DA color is offered by #DA8F76. 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 (76C1DA, 768FDA and 76DAC1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Cerulean (#76C1DA) are Vista Blue (#768FDA) and Pearl Aqua (#76DAC1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Cerulean 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 (76C1DA, DA768F and DAC176)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Cerulean (#76C1DA) are #DA768F (Pale Red-Violet) and #DAC176 (Burlywood). 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 (76C1DA, DA76C1 and C1DA76)

Triadic Palette

Pale Cerulean triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DA76C1 (Middle Purple) and #C1DA76 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #76C1DA 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 (76C1DA, DA76C1, DA8F76 and 76DA8F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Cerulean has four colors - #DA76C1 (Middle Purple), #DA8F76 (Middle Red) and #76DA8F (Pastel Green) in addition to the base color (#76C1DA). 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 (76C1DA, C176DA, DA8F76 and 8FDA76)

Square Palette

Pale Cerulean square color palette has #C176DA (Lavender (Floral)), #DA8F76 (Middle Red) and #8FDA76 (Pistachio). 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

Pale Cerulean Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Cerulean 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 Pale Cerulean Color


  • Transparent 91CDE1#91CDE1
  • Transparent 9FD4E5#9FD4E5
  • Transparent ADDAE9#ADDAE9
  • Transparent BBE0ED#BBE0ED
  • Transparent C8E6F0#C8E6F0
  • Transparent D6ECF4#D6ECF4
  • Transparent E4F3F8#E4F3F8
  • Transparent F1F9FB#F1F9FB


  • Transparent 78B4C8#78B4C8
  • Transparent 79AEBF#79AEBF
  • Transparent 7AA7B6#7AA7B6
  • Transparent 7BA1AD#7BA1AD
  • Transparent 7C9AA4#7C9AA4
  • Transparent 7D949B#7D949B
  • Transparent 7E8D92#7E8D92
  • Transparent 7F8789#7F8789


  • Transparent 5E9AAE#5E9AAE
  • Transparent 538799#538799
  • Transparent 477483#477483
  • Transparent 3B616D#3B616D
  • Transparent 2F4D57#2F4D57
  • Transparent 233A41#233A41
  • Transparent 18272C#18272C
  • Transparent 0C1316#0C1316

Pale Cerulean Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Cerulean Plaid Pattern