Pigeon Blue

HEX #687C96 / RGB (104, 124, 150)

Common pigeon

What is Pigeon Blue Color?

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Pigeon Blue color hex code is #687C96 and RGB (104, 124, 150). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 214°, saturation of 31% and a brightness of 59%. The CMYK values of Pigeon Blue are C:31 M:17 Y:0 K:41.

Pigeon Blue from the RAL Classic color list has the number 5014. For HTML and CSS, please use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Pigeon Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#687C96
RGB Values(104, 124, 150)
CMYK Values(31%, 17%, 0%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(214°, 31%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#978369 [Beaver]
Closest Pantone®7667 C
Complementary Color#968268 [Beaver]
Pigeon Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#797979
Weighted Average (Luma)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B2B2B2

Pigeon Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 687C96. Complementary color is 968268

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pigeon Blue is Beaver with the hex code #968268. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #687C96 color is offered by #968268. 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 (687C96, 6B6896 and 689396)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pigeon Blue (#687C96) are Dark Blue-Gray (#6B6896) and Desaturated Cyan (#689396). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pigeon 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 (687C96, 966B68 and 939668)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pigeon Blue (#687C96) are #966B68 (Copper Rose) and #939668 (Moss 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.

Triadic color palette with (687C96, 96687C and 7C9668)

Triadic Palette

Pigeon Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #96687C (Antique Fuchsia) and #7C9668 (Camouflage Green) along with #687C96 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 (687C96, 96687C, 968268 and 689682)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pigeon Blue has four colors - #96687C (Antique Fuchsia), #968268 (Beaver) and #689682 (Oxley) in addition to the base color (#687C96). 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 (687C96, 966893, 968268 and 68966B)

Square Palette

Pigeon Blue square color palette has #966893 (French Lilac), #968268 (Beaver) and #68966B (Russian 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.

Rainbow color

Pigeon Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pigeon 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 Pigeon Blue Color


  • Transparent 8696AB#8696AB
  • Transparent 95A3B6#95A3B6
  • Transparent A4B0C0#A4B0C0
  • Transparent B4BECB#B4BECB
  • Transparent C3CBD5#C3CBD5
  • Transparent D2D8E0#D2D8E0
  • Transparent E1E5EA#E1E5EA
  • Transparent F0F2F5#F0F2F5


  • Transparent 6D7D92#6D7D92
  • Transparent 6F7D8F#6F7D8F
  • Transparent 727E8D#727E8D
  • Transparent 747E8B#747E8B
  • Transparent 767E89#767E89
  • Transparent 797F87#797F87
  • Transparent 7B7F84#7B7F84
  • Transparent 7E8082#7E8082


  • Transparent 536378#536378
  • Transparent 495769#495769
  • Transparent 3E4A5A#3E4A5A
  • Transparent 343E4B#343E4B
  • Transparent 2A323C#2A323C
  • Transparent 1F252D#1F252D
  • Transparent 15191E#15191E
  • Transparent 0A0C0F#0A0C0F

Pigeon Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pigeon Blue Plaid Pattern

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