Color Periwinkle Sky aqua-blue (#8cb7d7):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Periwinkle Sky aqua-blue (#8cb7d7):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Periwinkle Sky is a color with a HTML hex code of #8cb7d7.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

moderately saturated

colorful tone




medium chroma

Color Information about Periwinkle Sky / #8cb7d7

The HTML HEX code is #8cb7d7. The corresponding color name is "Periwinkle Sky". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 140%, Green (G): 183%, Blue (B): 215%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 35%, Magenta (M): 15%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 16%. In the HSL color space, #8cb7d7 has a hue of 206°, saturation of 48%, and lightness of 70%. The HSV representation is 206° for hue, 35% for saturation, and 84% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 72, a* (green to red) = -7, and b* (blue to yellow) = -21. The XYZ representation is X: 40, Y: 44, Z: 71. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.6815, U (chrominance) = 0.0795, and V (chrominance) = -0.1163.

The decimal value of the color is 9222103. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #99CCCC. Variations of the colour are #D9E7F2 for a 20% lighter version and #4288BD for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #8cb7d7, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 12672 Kelvin (12672K).

The approximate wavelength of #8cb7d7 is around 487.00nm.

HEX Code8cb7d7#8cb7d7
RGB Decimal Code140, 183, 215rgb(140, 183, 215)
CMYK35, 15, 0, 16/
HSL206°, 48%, 70%hsl(206°, 48%, 70%)
HSV206°, 35%, 84%/
CIE-LAB72, -7, -21/
XYZ 40, 44, 71/
YUV0.6815, 0.0795, -0.1163/
Decimal value9222103/
Color Temperature (CT)12672 Kelvin (12672K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 487.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Periwinkle Sky (Hex: #8cb7d7): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #8cb7d7, also known as Periwinkle Sky, resembles the tranquil and serene hue of a clear summer sky. Its light blue shade evokes a sense of calmness and purity, similar to the vast expanse of an untouched ocean or a pristine snow-capped mountain range. This color can also be likened to delicate flowers such as forget-me-nots or hydrangeas, adding a touch of elegance and grace to any design or visual representation.

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Tints and Shades of #8cb7d7 HEX color (Periwinkle Sky)

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 #8cb7d7, 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
  • #E2EDF5
  • #C6DBEB
  • #A9C9E1
  • #8cb7d7
  • #6989A1
  • #465C6C
  • #232E36
  • #000000

Tones of Periwinkle Sky (#8cb7d7 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #8cb7d7, #87a1b4 is the less saturated color, while #8cb7d7 is the most saturated one.

  • #87a1b4
  • #88a7bd
  • #8aacc6
  • #8bb2ce
  • #8cb7d7
  • #4b6476
  • #425f75
  • #395a73
  • #305672

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #8cb7d7;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #8cb7d7.

CSS color code example

p { color: #8cb7d7; }

Text with hexadecimal color #8cb7d7

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Background Color with #8cb7d7

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Border Color with #8cb7d7

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#8cb7d7 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#8cb7d7 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#8cb7d7;}
.background {background-color:#8cb7d7;}
.border {border:1px solid #8cb7d7;}

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