Spanish Blue Color

HEX #0070BB / RGB (0, 112, 187)

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What is Spanish Blue Color?

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Spanish Blue has the hex code #0070BB. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 112, 187), which means it is composed of 0% red, 37% green and 63% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:40 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Spanish Blue has a hue of 204°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

Known as azul in Spanish, the color is a deep azure. For HTML, CSS and web applications, use the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color values.

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Spanish Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0070BB
RGB Values(0, 112, 187)
CMYK Values(100%, 40%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(204°, 100%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#0066CC
Inverse Color#FF8F44 [Royal Orange]
Closest Pantone®2144 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#BB4B00 [Mahogany]
Spanish Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#646464
Weighted Average (Most Common)#575757
Weighted Average (Luma)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9E9E9E

Spanish Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0070BB. Complementary color is BB4B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Spanish Blue is Mahogany with the hex code #BB4B00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0070BB color is offered by #BB4B00. 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.

0070BB BB4B00
Analogous color palette with (0070BB, 0013BB and 00BBA9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Spanish Blue (#0070BB) are Zaffre (#0013BB) and Tiffany Blue (#00BBA9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Spanish 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.

0070BB 0013BB 00BBA9
Split Complementary color palette with (0070BB, BB0012 and BBA900)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Spanish Blue (#0070BB) are #BB0012 (Harvard Crimson) and #BBA900 (Light Gold). 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.

0070BB BB0012 BBA900
Triadic color palette with (0070BB, BB0070 and 70BB00)

Triadic Palette

Spanish Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BB0070 (Flirt) and #70BB00 (Apple Green) along with #0070BB 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 (0070BB, BB0070, BB4B00 and 00BB4B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Spanish Blue has four colors - #BB0070 (Flirt), #BB4B00 (Mahogany) and #00BB4B (Dark Pastel Green) in addition to the base color (#0070BB). 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.

0070BB BB0070 BB4B00 00BB4B
Square color palette with (0070BB, A900BB, BB4B00 and 13BB00)

Square Palette

Spanish Blue square color palette has #A900BB (Heliotrope Magenta), #BB4B00 (Mahogany) and #13BB00 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)). 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.

0070BB A900BB BB4B00 13BB00
Rainbow color

Spanish Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Spanish 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.

0070BB 3000BB BB00A6 BB0005 BB9B00 3BBB00 00BB66

Tints, Tones & Shades of Spanish Blue Color


  • Transparent 338DC9338DC9
  • Transparent 4D9BCF4D9BCF
  • Transparent 66A9D666A9D6
  • Transparent 80B8DD80B8DD
  • Transparent 99C6E499C6E4
  • Transparent B3D4EBB3D4EB
  • Transparent CCE2F1CCE2F1
  • Transparent E6F1F8E6F1F8


  • Transparent 1A73AF1A73AF
  • Transparent 2675A92675A9
  • Transparent 3376A33376A3
  • Transparent 40789E40789E
  • Transparent 4D7A984D7A98
  • Transparent 5A7B925A7B92
  • Transparent 667D8C667D8C
  • Transparent 737E86737E86


  • Transparent 005A96005A96
  • Transparent 004E83004E83
  • Transparent 004370004370
  • Transparent 00385E00385E
  • Transparent 002D4B002D4B
  • Transparent 002238002238
  • Transparent 001625001625
  • Transparent 000B13000B13

Spanish Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Blue Plaid Pattern

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