Soft Light Blue

HEX #C7E4EE / RGB (199, 228, 238)

What is Soft Light Blue Color?

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Soft Light Blue has the hex code #C7E4EE. The equivalent RGB values are (199, 228, 238), which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:16 M:4 Y:0 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Soft Light Blue has a hue of 195°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Soft Light Blue 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 soft light blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Soft Light Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#C7E4EE
RGB Values(199, 228, 238)
CMYK Values(16%, 4%, 0%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 16%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCFF
Inverse Color#381B11 [Dark Sienna]
Closest Pantone®545 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#EED1C7 [Dust Storm]
Soft Light Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DEDEDE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DFDFDF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E8E8E8

Soft Light Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C7E4EE. Complementary color is EED1C7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Soft Light Blue is Dust Storm with the hex code #EED1C7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C7E4EE color is offered by #EED1C7. 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 (C7E4EE, C7D1EE and C7EEE5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Soft Light Blue (#C7E4EE) are Periwinkle (Crayola) (#C7D1EE) and Aero Blue (#C7EEE5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Soft Light 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 (C7E4EE, EEC7D1 and EEE5C7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Soft Light Blue (#C7E4EE) are #EEC7D1 (Queen Pink) and #EEE5C7 (Dirty White). 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 (C7E4EE, EEC7E4 and E4EEC7)

Triadic Palette

Soft Light Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #EEC7E4 (Classic Rose) and #E4EEC7 (Dirty White) along with #C7E4EE 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 (C7E4EE, EEC7E4, EED1C7 and C7EED1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Soft Light Blue has four colors - #EEC7E4 (Classic Rose), #EED1C7 (Dust Storm) and #C7EED1 (Tea Green) in addition to the base color (#C7E4EE). 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 (C7E4EE, E5C7EE, EED1C7 and D1EEC7)

Square Palette

Soft Light Blue square color palette has #E5C7EE (Pale Lavender), #EED1C7 (Dust Storm) and #D1EEC7 (Tea 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

Soft Light Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Soft Light 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 Soft Light Blue Color


  • Transparent D2E9F1#D2E9F1
  • Transparent D8ECF3#D8ECF3
  • Transparent DDEFF5#DDEFF5
  • Transparent E3F2F7#E3F2F7
  • Transparent E9F4F8#E9F4F8
  • Transparent EEF7FA#EEF7FA
  • Transparent F4FAFC#F4FAFC
  • Transparent F9FCFD#F9FCFD


  • Transparent B9D0D8#B9D0D8
  • Transparent B2C6CD#B2C6CD
  • Transparent ABBCC2#ABBCC2
  • Transparent A4B2B7#A4B2B7
  • Transparent 9CA8AC#9CA8AC
  • Transparent 959EA1#959EA1
  • Transparent 8E9496#8E9496
  • Transparent 878A8B#878A8B


  • Transparent 9FB6BE#9FB6BE
  • Transparent 8BA0A7#8BA0A7
  • Transparent 77898F#77898F
  • Transparent 647277#647277
  • Transparent 505B5F#505B5F
  • Transparent 3C4447#3C4447
  • Transparent 282E30#282E30
  • Transparent 141718#141718

Soft Light Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Light Blue Plaid Pattern