Sky Color

HEX #71BCE1 / RGB (113, 188, 225)

What is Sky Color?

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Sky has the hex code #71BCE1. The equivalent RGB values are (113, 188, 225), which means it is composed of 21% red, 36% green and 43% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:50 M:16 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sky has a hue of 200°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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.

Sky 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the sky CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Sky Color Codes

Hex Code#71BCE1
RGB Values(113, 188, 225)
CMYK Values(50%, 16%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 50%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#66CCCC
Inverse Color#8E431E [Saddle Brown]
Closest Pantone®297 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#E19671 [Middle Red]
Sky Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Sky Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 71BCE1. Complementary color is E19671

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sky is Middle Red with the hex code #E19671. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #71BCE1 color is offered by #E19671. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (71BCE1, 7184E1 and 71E1CE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sky (#71BCE1) are Cornflower Blue (#7184E1) and Pearl Aqua (#71E1CE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sky 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (71BCE1, E17184 and E1CE71)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sky (#71BCE1) are #E17184 (Candy Pink) and #E1CE71 (Straw). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (71BCE1, E171BC and BCE171)

Triadic Palette

Sky triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E171BC (Middle Purple) and #BCE171 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) along with #71BCE1 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (71BCE1, E171BC, E19671 and 71E196)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sky has four colors - #E171BC (Middle Purple), #E19671 (Middle Red) and #71E196 (Very Light Malachite Green) in addition to the base color (#71BCE1). 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.

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Square color palette with (71BCE1, CE71E1, E19671 and 84E171)

Square Palette

Sky square color palette has #CE71E1 (Deep Mauve), #E19671 (Middle Red) and #84E171 (Pastel 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.

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Rainbow color

Sky Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sky 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Sky Color


  • Transparent 8DC9E78DC9E7
  • Transparent 9CD0EA9CD0EA
  • Transparent AAD7EDAAD7ED
  • Transparent B8DEF0B8DEF0
  • Transparent C6E4F3C6E4F3
  • Transparent D4EBF6D4EBF6
  • Transparent E3F2F9E3F2F9
  • Transparent F1F8FCF1F8FC


  • Transparent 74B0CE74B0CE
  • Transparent 76AAC476AAC4
  • Transparent 77A4BA77A4BA
  • Transparent 799EB1799EB1
  • Transparent 7A98A77A98A7
  • Transparent 7C929D7C929D
  • Transparent 7D8C937D8C93
  • Transparent 7F868A7F868A


  • Transparent 5A96B45A96B4
  • Transparent 4F849E4F849E
  • Transparent 447187447187
  • Transparent 395E71395E71
  • Transparent 2D4B5A2D4B5A
  • Transparent 223844223844
  • Transparent 17262D17262D
  • Transparent 0B13170B1317

Sky Color Patterns

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    Sky Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sky Plaid Pattern

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