50+ Shades of Blue: Names, Light & Dark Palettes, HEX & RGB Codes

The different shades of blue each have their own visual effect and personality. Blue is generally clean and tranquil, but in some shades, it’s more corporate and formal. The trust-worthy feeling it gives off lets you see why brands and social media platforms use this color for their theme. Think of all the social media apps that mainly use blue. Remember when Instagram used to be blue? Even the links you click are mostly blue.

Blue is almost everyone’s favorite color, making it great for branding and marketing. There are different shades of blue to choose from, and there is always a perfect shade for every web design, brand, or product.

Not only does blue appear to be good for business. Seeing the color helps you have a better sleep cycle with its calming effects. It is known to lower blood pressure. It’s also known to be non-appetizing when it comes to food, hence it’s recommended to eat from a blue plate when you’re having a weight loss diet. Darker shades assist in the improvement of human thought process as it is less likely to be distracting. Every shade of blue has its own purpose or effect.

Here are 50 shades of blue:

LIGHT BLUE

Hex #ADD8E6
RGB 173,216,230
CMYK 25,6,0,10

SKY BLUE

Hex #87CEEB
RGB 135, 206, 235
CMYK 43, 12, 0, 8

MIDNIGHT BLUE

Hex #191970
RGB 25, 25, 112
CMYK 78, 78, 0, 56

CORNFLOWER BLUE

Hex #6495ED
RGB 100, 149, 237
CMYK 58, 37, 0 ,7

CLASSIC BLUE

Hex #0f4c81
RGB 15,76,129
CMYK 99, 76, 24, 8

SAPPHIRE BLUE

Hex #0F52BA
RGB 15, 82, 186
CMYK 92, 56, 0, 27

EGYPTIAN BLUE

Hex #1034A6
RGB 16, 52, 166
CMYK 90, 69, 0, 35

TURQUOISE

Hex #40E0D0
RGB 64, 224, 208
CMYK 71, 0, 7, 12

POWDER BLUE

Hex #B0E0E6
RGB 176, 224, 230
CMYK 23, 3, 0, 10

CELESTE

Hex #B2FFFF
RGB 178, 255, 255
CMYK 30, 0, 0, 0

BEAU BLUE

Hex #BCD4E6
RGB 188, 212, 230
CMYK 18, 8, 0, 10

TURKISH BLUE

Hex #4F97A3
RGB 79, 151, 163
CMYK 52, 7, 0, 36

PRUSSIAN BLUE

Hex #003153
RGB 0, 49, 83
CMYK 100, 41, 0, 67

ROYAL BLUE

Hex #002366
RGB 0, 35, 102
CMYK 100, 66, 0, 60

MAYA BLUE

Hex #73C2FB
RGB 115, 194, 251
CMYK 54, 23, 0, 2

ELECTRIC BLUE

Hex #7DF9FF
RGB 125, 249, 255
CMYK 51, 2, 0, 0

TIFFANY BLUE

Hex #81D8D0
RGB 129, 216, 208
CMYK 40, 0, 4, 15

RUDDY BLUE

Hex #76ABDF
RGB 118, 171, 223
CMYK 47, 23, 0, 13

AQUA BLUE

Hex #00FFFF
RGB 0, 255, 255
CMYK 100, 0, 0, 0

AZURE

Hex #007FFF
RGB 0, 127, 255
CMYK 100, 50, 0, 0

BLIZZARD BLUE

Hex #ACE5EE
RGB 172, 229, 238
CMYK 28, 4, 0, 7

BABY BLUEHex #89CFF0
RGB 137, 207, 240
CMYK 43, 14, 0, 6

BABY BLUE EYES

Hex #A1CAF1
RGB 161, 202, 241
CMYK 33, 16, 0, 5

OCEAN BLUE

Hex #3C41CD
RGB 238, 59, 52
CMYK 71, 68, 0, 20

CERULEAN BLUE

Hex #2A52BE
RGB 42, 82, 190
CMYK 78, 57, 0, 25

ALICE BLUE

Hex #F0F8FF
RGB 240, 248, 255
CMYK 6, 3, 0, 0

COBALT BLUE

Hex #0047AB
RGB 0, 71, 171
CMYK 100, 58, 0, 33

CYAN BLUE

Hex #00FFFF
RGB 0,255,255
CMYK 100,0,0,0

DENIM BLUE

Hex #1560BD
RGB 21, 96, 189
CMYK 89, 49, 0, 26

GLAUCOUS BLUE

Hex #324AB2
RGB 215, 48, 56
CMYK 72, 58, 0, 30

BLUE JEANS

Hex #5DADEC
RGB 93, 173, 236
CMYK 61, 27, 0, 7

FRENCH BLUE

Hex #0077C0
RGB 0, 119, 192
CMYK 100, 38, 0, 25

INDIGO DYE

Hex #00416A
RGB 0, 65, 106
CMYK 100, 39, 0, 58

PACIFIC BLUE

Hex #1CA9C9
RGB 28, 169, 201
CMYK 86, 16, 0, 21

CAPRI BLUE

Hex #00BFFF
RGB 0, 191, 255
CMYK 100, 25, 0, 0

YINMN BLUE

Hex #2E5090
RGB 46,80,144
CMYK 68,44,0,44

CADET BLUE

Hex #4F97A3
RGB 79, 151, 1 63
CMYK 52, 7, 0, 36

OXFORD BLUE

Hex #002147
RGB 0, 33, 71
CMYK 100, 54, 0, 72

PERSIAN BLUE

Hex #1C39BB
RGB 28, 57, 187
CMYK 85, 70, 0, 27

PTHALO BLUE

Hex #000F89
RGB 0, 15, 137
CMYK 100, 89, 0, 46

PICOTEE BLUE

Hex #2E2787
RGB 46, 39, 135
CMYK 66, 71, 0, 47

PEWTER BLUE

Hex #8BA8B7
RGB 139, 168, 183
CMYK 24, 8, 0, 28

ROBIN’S EGG

Hex #00D8D8
RGB 0, 216, 216
CMYK 100, 0, 0, 15

SLATE

Hex #6A5ACD
RGB 106, 90, 205
CMYK 48, 56, 0, 20

NEON BLUE

Hex #4D4DFF
RGB 77,77,255
CMYK 70,70,0,0

NAVY

Hex #000080
RGB 0, 0, 128
CMYK 100, 100, 0, 50

LAVENDER BLUE

Hex #CCCCFF
RGB 204, 204, 255
CMYK 20, 20, 0, 0

ULTRAMARINE BLUE

Hex #3F00FF
RGB 63, 0, 255
CMYK 75, 100, 0, 0

INTERNATIONAL KLEIN BLUE

Hex #002FA7
RGB 0,47,167
CMYK 100,72,0,35

 

STEEL BLUE

Hex #4682B4
RGB 70, 130, 180
CMYK 61, 28, 0, 29

The Most Popular Shades of Blue

  • Light Blue is cool and clean. Seeing this color relaxes the mind.
  • Celeste is a calm and refreshing summery shade.
  • Sky Blue feels cheerful and outgoing in a laid-back way, and it could be a child’s favorite shade from the Crayola box.
  • Powder Blue soothes the eyes with its light and tender appeal.
  • Eggshell Blue Also called Robin’s Egg after the American robin, this shade is cozy and nostalgic shade. It is also often compared to Tiffany’s blue hue.
  • Turquoise connotes healing, wisdom, and serenity. It also represents creativity and sophistication in any field of art or service.
  • Ultramarine is full of soul and despite its coolness, brings emotional warmth like any other shade of blue. It is fashion forward and gives industrial vibes.
  • Navy shows power and being on top, thus it proves that this shade doesn’t have to be melancholic or depressing. It’s also a no-nonsense shade of blue right along with midnight blue, indigo dye, and spruce.

If you love blue, now you see that there are 50 shades of blue to choose from. Evidently, this color and its shades don’t just provide cosmetic enhancement to an establishment, product or an outfit. Blue makes the viewer feel good as it is adored by people from all ages and walks of life. There most likely isn’t one person that hates blue as its shades show you the most beautiful parts of mother nature and human invention. Skies and paint. Waters and electric lights. Eggs and clothes. Without a doubt, blue is the world’s most favorite color of all time.

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