Color Ethereal Blue aqua-blue (#5ca6ce):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Ethereal Blue aqua-blue (#5ca6ce):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Ethereal Blue is a color with a HTML hex code of #5ca6ce.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

moderately saturated

colorful tone




medium chroma

Color Information about Ethereal Blue / #5ca6ce

The HTML HEX code is #5ca6ce. The corresponding color name is "Ethereal Blue". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 92%, Green (G): 166%, Blue (B): 206%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 55%, Magenta (M): 19%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 19%. In the HSL color space, #5ca6ce has a hue of 201°, saturation of 54%, and lightness of 58%. The HSV representation is 201° for hue, 55% for saturation, and 81% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 65, a* (green to red) = -12, and b* (blue to yellow) = -27. The XYZ representation is X: 29, Y: 34, Z: 63. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.5821, U (chrominance) = 0.1111, and V (chrominance) = -0.1942.

The decimal value of the color is 6072014. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #6699CC. Variations of the colour are #A9D0E5 for a 20% lighter version and #2D7195 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #5ca6ce, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 20006 Kelvin (20006K).

The approximate wavelength of #5ca6ce is around 489.50nm.

HEX Code5ca6ce#5ca6ce
RGB Decimal Code92, 166, 206rgb(92, 166, 206)
CMYK55, 19, 0, 19/
HSL201°, 54%, 58%hsl(201°, 54%, 58%)
HSV201°, 55%, 81%/
CIE-LAB65, -12, -27/
XYZ 29, 34, 63/
YUV0.5821, 0.1111, -0.1942/
Decimal value6072014/
Web-Safe HEX6699CC#6699CC
Color Temperature (CT)20006 Kelvin (20006K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 489.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Ethereal Blue (Hex: #5ca6ce): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

Ethereal Blue (#5ca6ce) resembles the pristine hue of a tropical lagoon, showcasing a serene harmony with nature. This color evokes the brightness of a cloudless sky, reflecting the endless expanse of the oceans depths. Ethereal Blue is akin to the delicate petals of forget-me-not flowers, while also whispering of the otherworldly glow emitted by certain crystalline minerals. Its iridescent tonality exhibits similarities to the shimmering scales of a darting fish, or the fleeting flash of a monarch butterflys wings. Ethereal Blue is a chromatic mirror of natures tranquility, invoking a sense of calmness and ethereal beauty.

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Tints and Shades of #5ca6ce HEX color (Ethereal Blue)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #5ca6ce, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #D6E9F3
  • #AED3E7
  • #85BCDA
  • #5ca6ce
  • #457D9B
  • #2E5367
  • #172A34
  • #000000

Tones of Ethereal Blue (#5ca6ce HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #5ca6ce, #6a97af is the less saturated color, while #5ca6ce is the most saturated one.

  • #6a97af
  • #679bb7
  • #639ebe
  • #60a2c6
  • #5ca6ce
  • #40545e
  • #364d59
  • #2b4653
  • #213e4e

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #5ca6ce;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #5ca6ce; }

Text with hexadecimal color #5ca6ce

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Background Color with #5ca6ce

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Border Color with #5ca6ce

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#5ca6ce Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#5ca6ce Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#5ca6ce;}
.background {background-color:#5ca6ce;}
.border {border:1px solid #5ca6ce;}

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