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Blue (RGB) (X11 blue)

This color is the brightest possible blue that can be reproduced on a computer screen, and is the color named blue in X11. It is one of the three primary colors used in the RGB color space, along with red and green. The three additive primaries in the RGB color system are the three colors of light chosen such as to provide the maximum gamut of colors that are capable of being represented on a computer or television set.

This color is also called color wheel blue. It is at 240 degrees on the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel. It is a spectral color which lies at, or near, the short-wave (violet) end of the traditional "blue" and possibly was classified as "indigo" by Newton. Its complementary color is yellow.

blue (Computer web color)

HEX: #0000FF
HSV: (240°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(0, 0, 255)

Blue (CMYK) (pigment blue)

The color defined as blue in the CMYK color system used in printing, also known as pigment blue, is the tone of blue that is achieved by mixing process (printer's) cyan and process (printer's) magenta in equal proportions.

The purpose of the CMYK color system is to provide the maximum possible gamut of color reproducible in printing by the use of only three primaries.

The color indicated is only approximate as the colors of printing inks may vary.

blue (CMYK) (pigment blue)

HEX: #333399
HSV: (240°, 67%, 60%)
RGB: rgb(51, 51, 153)

Blue (Pantone)

Blue (Pantone) is the color that is called blue in Pantone.

The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended (TPX)" color list, color # Blue C, EC, HC, M, PC, U, or UP—Blue.

blue (Pantone)

HEX: #0018A8
HSV: (231°, 100%, 66%)
RGB: rgb(0, 24, 168)

International Klein Blue

International Klein Blue (IKB) is a deep blue hue first mixed by the French artist Yves Klein. IKB's visual impact comes from its heavy reliance on ultramarine, as well as Klein's often thick and textured application of paint to canvas. There is a legend that Klein patented the color, but in reality he simply submitted a Soleau envelope and never progressed to the patent stage.

international klein blue

HEX: #120A8F
HSV: (244°, 93%, 56%)
RGB: rgb(18, 10, 143)
Tints, Shades and Variations of Blue

Periwinkle

Periwinkle (also periwinkle blue or lavender blue) is a mixture of white, blue, and red. It is named after the Periwinkle flower and is also commonly referred to as a tone of light blue.

periwinkle or lavender blue

HEX: #CCCCFF
HSV: (240°, 20%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(204, 204, 255)

Ultramarine

Ultramarine is a blue pigment in use since medieval times. It was originally derived from lapis lazuli, a bright blue mineral.

ultramarine

HEX: #4000FF
HSV: (255°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(64, 0, 255)

Medium Blue

The web color medium blue is a shade of the standard (h = 240°) blue.

medium blue

HEX: #0000CD
HSV: (240°, 100%, 80%)
RGB: rgb(0, 0, 205)

Savoy blue

Savoy blue, or savoy azure, is a shade of saturation blue between peacock blue and periwinkle, lighter than peacock blue.

It owes its name to its being the color of the House of Savoy, a ruling dynasty in Italy from 1861 to 1946.

Having become a national color with the unification of Italy (1861), its use continued even after the birth of the Italian Republic (1946) with the name "Italian blue". An Italian-blue border was inserted on the edge of the Presidential Standard of Italy and the use of the blue scarf for the Italian Armed Forces' officers, for the presidents of the Italian provinces during the official ceremonies and of the blue jersey for Italian national sports teams it was also maintained in the Republican era.

savoy blue

HEX: #4B61D1
HSV: (230°, 64%, 82%)
RGB: rgb(75, 97, 209)

Liberty

Liberty is a strong blue color.

The first recorded use of liberty as a color name in English was in 1918.

liberty

HEX: #545AA7
HSV: (236°, 50%, 66%)
RGB: rgb(84, 90, 167)

Egyptian blue

Egyptian blue is a pigment that was used in Ancient Egypt.

egyptian blue

HEX: #1034A6
HSV: (226°, 90%, 65%)
RGB: rgb(16, 52, 166)

Neon Blue

Neon blue is a vivid purplish blue.

neon blue

HEX: #4D4DFF
HSV: (240°, 69.8%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(77, 77, 255)

Dark Blue

Dark blue is a shade of the standard (h = 240°) blue.

dark blue

HEX: #00008B
HSV: (240°, 100%, 55%)
RGB: rgb(0, 0, 139)

Picotee Blue

Picotee blue represents the color of the picotee flower. It is a deep shade of indigo, almost resembling St. Patrick's Blue.

picotee blue

HEX: #2E2787
HSV: (244°, 71%, 54%)
RGB: rgb(146, 39, 1135 | 46, 39, 135)

Navy Blue

Navy blue is a shade of the standard (h = 240°) blue. Navy blue got its name from the dark blue (contrasted with white) worn by sailors in the Royal Navy since 1748 (originally called marine blue before 1840) and subsequently adopted by other navies around the world.

navy blue

HEX: #000080
HSV: (240°, 100%, 50%)
RGB: rgb(0, 0, 128)

Midnight Blue

Midnight blue is an X11 web color. This color was originally called midnight. The first recorded use of midnight as a color name in English was in 1915.

midnight blue

HEX: #191970
HSV: (240°, 78%, 44%)
RGB: rgb(25, 25, 112)

Independence

Independence is a dark blue color.

The first recorded use of independence as a color name in English was in 1927.

independence

HEX: #4C516D
HSV: (231°, 30%, 43%)
RGB: rgb(76, 81, 109)

Space Cadet

Space cadet is one of the colors on the Resene Color List, a color list popular in Australia and New Zealand. The color "space cadet" was formulated in 2007.

space cadet

HEX: #1E2952
HSV: (227°, 63%, 32%)
RGB: rgb(30, 41, 82)

Orchid

Azure

aero

HEX: #7DC5E7
HSV: Unavailable
RGB: rgb(125, 197, 231)

Orchid

Azure

pale cornflower blue

HEX: #AED4F1
HSV: Unavailable
RGB: rgb(174, 212, 241)

Orchid

Azure

iceberg

HEX: #71A6D2
HSV: Unavailable
RGB: rgb(113, 166, 210)

Blue (NCS)

The color defined as blue in the NCS or Natural Color System is an azure-like color shown at right (NCS 2060-B). The Natural Color System is a color system based on the four unique hues or psychological primary colors red, yellow, green, and blue. The NCS is based on the opponent process theory of vision.

The “Natural Color System” is widely used in Scandinavia.

NCS Blue can only be displayed approximately on a computer screen, as these spectral colors have been adjusted to fit into the sRGB gamut. In the 21st century, this hue is classified as an variation of azure that is on the border of cyan.

blue (NCS) (psychological primary blue)

HEX: #0087BD
HSV: (197°, 100%, 74%)
RGB: rgb(0, 135, 189)

Blue (Munsell)

The Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity), spaced uniformly (according to the logarithmic scale which governs human perception) in three dimensions in the Munsell color solid, which is shaped like an elongated oval at an angle. In order for all the colors to be spaced uniformly, it was found necessary to use a color wheel with five primary colors: red, yellow, green, blue, and purple.

blue (Munsell)

HEX: #0093AF
HSV: (190°, 100%, 69%)
RGB: rgb(0, 147, 175)

Blue (Crayola)

Blue (Crayola) is the color called blue in Crayola crayons.

"Blue" was one of the original Crayola crayons formulated in 1903.

Crayola can only be displayed approximately on a computer screen. In the 21st century, this hue is classified as an variation of azure that is on the border of blue.

blue (Crayola)

HEX: #1F75FE
HSV: (217°, 88%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(31, 117, 254)
Ambiguous variations of blue

Baby blue

Baby blue is known as one of the pastel colors.

The first recorded use of baby blue as a color name in English was in 1892.

baby blue

HEX: #89CFF0
HSV: (199°, 43%, 94%)
RGB: rgb(137, 207, 240)

Light blue

The web color light blue is part of the X11 color system, with a hue code of 194. Variations of this color are known as sky blue, baby blue, or angel blue.

The first recorded use of "light blue" as a color term in English is in 1915.

light blue

HEX: #ADD8E6
HSV: (195°, 25%, 90%)
RGB: rgb(173, 216, 230)

Powder Blue

Powder blue is a light bluish green.

The first recorded use of powder blue as a color name in English was in 1774. It is a web color.

powder blue

HEX: #B0E0E6
HSV: (187°, 23%, 90%)
RGB: rgb(176, 224, 230)

Orchid

Azure

ice blue

HEX: #99FFFF
HSV: (180°, 40%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(153, 255, 255)

Uranian Blue

Uranian blue is a light greenish blue, the color of Uranus.

uranian blue

HEX: #AFDBF5
HSV: (202°, 29%, 96%)
RGB: rgb(175, 216, 245)

Argentinian Blue

The web color Argentinian blue is a light azure color seen on the national flag of Argentina.

argentinian blue

HEX: #6CB4EE
HSV: (206°, 55%, 93%)
RGB: rgb(108, 180, 238)

Ruddy Blue

Ruddy blue represents the coloring of the beak of the ruddy duck.

ruddy blue

HEX: #76ABDF
HSV: (210°, 47%, 88%)
RGB: rgb(118, 171, 223)

Celtic Blue

Celtic blue is a shade of blue, also known as glas celtig in Welsh, or gorm ceilteach in both the Irish language and in Scottish Gaelic. Julius Caesar reported (in Commentarii de Bello Gallico) that the Britanni used to colour their bodies blue with vitrum, a word that means primarily "glass", but also the domestic name for the "woad" (Isatis tinctoria), besides the Gaulish loanword glastum (from Proto-Celtic *glastos "green"). The connection seems to be that both glass and the woad are "water-like" (lat. vitrum is from Proto-Indo-European *wed-ro- "water-like").

celtic blue

HEX: #246BCE
HSV: (215°, 83%, 81%)
RGB: rgb(36, 107, 206)

Spanish Blue

Spanish blue is the color that is called Azul (the Spanish word for "blue") in the Guía de coloraciones (Guide to colorations) by Rosa Gallego and Juan Carlos Sanz, a color dictionary published in 2005 that is widely popular in the Hispanophone realm.

spanish blue

HEX: #0070BB
HSV: (203°, 100%, 72%)
RGB: rgb(0, 112, 184)

Bleu de France

Bleu de France is a vivid blue color that has been associated in heraldry with the Kings of France since the 12th century.

bleu de france

HEX: #318CE7
HSV: (210°, 79%, 91%)
RGB: rgb(49, 140, 231)

Delft Blue

Delft blue is a dark blue color.

The name is derived from the Dutch pottery Delftware, also known simply as "Delft Blue".

delft blue

HEX: #1F305E
HSV: (224°, 67%, 37%)
RGB: rgb(31, 48, 94)

Duck Blue

Duck blue is a moderate greenish blue.

duck blue

HEX: #007791
HSV: (191°, 100%, 57%)
RGB: rgb(0, 119, 145)

Resolution Blue

Resolution blue is a vivid blue color.

This color name first came into use in 2001 when it was formulated as one of the colors on the Xona.com Color List.

resolution blue

HEX: #002387
HSV: (224°, 100%, 53%)
RGB: rgb(0, 35, 135)

Polynesian Blue

Polynesian blue is a dark blue color, almost navy.

polynesian blue

HEX: #224C98
HSV: (218°, 78%, 60%)
RGB: rgb(34, 76, 152)

Moroccan Blue

Moroccan blue (also Chefchaouen blue) is a vivid blue color

chefchaouen blue

HEX: #468fea
HSV: (213°, 70%, 92%)
RGB: rgb(70, 143, 234)

Sapphire

Sapphire is a deep shade of navy blue, based on the color of an average sapphire gemstone.
However, sapphires can also be pink, yellow, or orange.

sapphire

HEX: #082567
HSV: (222°, 86%, 22%)
RGB: rgb(8, 37, 103)

Fluorescent blue

Fluorescent blue is a shade of blue that is radiant based on fluorescence. This is the main color on the Indian 50-rupee note.

fluorescent blue

HEX: #15F4EE
HSV: (178°, 91%, 96%)
RGB: rgb(21, 244, 238)

Yale Blue

Yale Blue is the dark azure color used in association with Yale University. The hue of Yale Blue is one of the two official colors of Indiana State University, the University of Mississippi, and Southern Methodist University.The official color "DCU Blue" of Dublin City University is very close to Yale Blue.

Yale Blue was also an official color of University of California, Berkeley, and Duke University.

yale "blue site" blue

HEX: #00356B
HSV: (210°, 100%, 42%)
RGB: rgb(0, 53, 107)

Penn blue

Penn Blue is one of the official colors of the University of Pennsylvania, along with Penn Red. While the school colors were defined by 1910, university history points to earlier times when the colors may have been chosen, including a possible visit by George Washington to the University, where students used the color of his tunic to determine school colors or a track meet where Penn athletes declared that they would wear the colors "of the teams we beat," which would be those of both Harvard University and Yale University. Originally defined as the colors used on the American flag, the colors have since deviated.

University of Pennsylvania blue

HEX: #011F5B
HSV: (220°, 98.9%, 35.7%)
RGB: rgb(1, 31, 91)

Berkeley Blue

Berkeley Blue is one of the official colors of the University of California, Berkeley, along with California Gold. Until 2007, the university had used Yale Blue in its place, given Berkeley's historical ties to Yale University, particularly in its founding. Berkeley's school colors are the originators for those of all the campuses in the University of California system, of which Berkeley is the oldest as its flagship.

berkeley blue

HEX: #003262
HSV: (209°, 100.0%, 38.4%)
RGB: rgb(0, 50, 98)

Teal

Azure

teal

HEX: #008080
HSV: (180°, 100%, 50%)
RGB: rgb(0, 128, 128)

Teal blue

Teal blue is a medium tone of teal with more blue.

The first recorded use of teal blue as a color name in English was in 1927.

teal blue

HEX: #367588
HSV: (194°, 60%, 53%)
RGB: rgb(54, 117, 136)

Blurple

Blurple is a vivid purplish blue hue. It is used in the new Discord logo.

blurple

HEX: #5865f2
HSV: (234.9°, 63.6%, 94.9%)
RGB: rgb(88, 101, 242)

Original Blurple

Original Blurple is a brilliant purplish blue hue. It is the older version of Blurple, described above. It was used in the old Discord logo. Before 13 May 2021, it was simply called Blurple.

original blurple

HEX: #7289DA
HSV: (226.7°, 47.7%, 85.5%)
RGB: rgb(114, 137, 218)

SpeedyMade Blue

The color predominately used on the SpeedyMade 3D printing service website. This color is considered an integral part of the SpeedyMade brand.

speedymade blue

HEX: #205896
HSV: (212°, 79%, 59%)
RGB: rgb(32, 88, 150)