Sky Blue CMYK

HEX #8BC5E9 / RGB (139, 197, 233)

What is Sky Blue CMYK Color?

Sky Blue CMYK (Hex code: 8BC5E9) Thumbnail

Sky Blue CMYK values are (40, 10, 0, 0) which means it has 40 of cyan, 10 of magenta and 0 of yellow and black. The closest hex code of the color is #8BC5E9 with RGB equivalent values (139, 197, 233). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The sky blue (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

Sky Blue CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#8BC5E9
RGB Values(139, 197, 233)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 40%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCFF
Inverse Color#743A16 [Sepia]
Closest Pantone®2905 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#E9AF8B [Tumbleweed]
Sky Blue CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Sky Blue CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8BC5E9. Complementary color is E9AF8B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sky Blue CMYK is Tumbleweed with the hex code #E9AF8B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8BC5E9 color is offered by #E9AF8B. 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 (8BC5E9, 8B96E9 and 8BE9DE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sky Blue CMYK (#8BC5E9) are Vista Blue (#8B96E9) and Pale Robin Egg Blue (#8BE9DE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sky Blue CMYK 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 (8BC5E9, E98B96 and E9DE8B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sky Blue CMYK (#8BC5E9) are #E98B96 (Ruddy Pink) and #E9DE8B (Flax). 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 (8BC5E9, E98BC5 and C5E98B)

Triadic Palette

Sky Blue CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E98BC5 (Pastel Magenta) and #C5E98B (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #8BC5E9 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 (8BC5E9, E98BC5, E9AF8B and 8BE9AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sky Blue CMYK has four colors - #E98BC5 (Pastel Magenta), #E9AF8B (Tumbleweed) and #8BE9AF (Teal Deer) in addition to the base color (#8BC5E9). 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 (8BC5E9, DE8BE9, E9AF8B and 96E98B)

Square Palette

Sky Blue CMYK square color palette has #DE8BE9 (Bright Lilac), #E9AF8B (Tumbleweed) and #96E98B (Light 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

Sky Blue CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sky Blue CMYK 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 Sky Blue CMYK Color


  • Transparent A2D1ED#A2D1ED
  • Transparent AED6F0#AED6F0
  • Transparent B9DCF2#B9DCF2
  • Transparent C5E2F4#C5E2F4
  • Transparent D1E8F6#D1E8F6
  • Transparent DCEEF8#DCEEF8
  • Transparent E8F3FB#E8F3FB
  • Transparent F3F9FD#F3F9FD


  • Transparent 89B7D4#89B7D4
  • Transparent 88B0CA#88B0CA
  • Transparent 87A9BF#87A9BF
  • Transparent 86A3B5#86A3B5
  • Transparent 849CAA#849CAA
  • Transparent 8395A0#8395A0
  • Transparent 828E95#828E95
  • Transparent 81878B#81878B


  • Transparent 6F9EBA#6F9EBA
  • Transparent 618AA3#618AA3
  • Transparent 53768C#53768C
  • Transparent 466375#466375
  • Transparent 384F5D#384F5D
  • Transparent 2A3B46#2A3B46
  • Transparent 1C272F#1C272F
  • Transparent 0E1417#0E1417

Sky Blue CMYK Color Patterns

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    Sky Blue CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Sky Blue CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sky Blue CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Blue CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Blue CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Blue CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Blue CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Blue CMYK Plaid Pattern