Underwater Falling Color


Underwater Falling is deep, cool-toned shade of cool blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm yellow, cool green or cool red

Inverse Color #fd4
Complementary Color #b90
Color Shade: cool blue (229.09° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 36.67% (better contrasting with white)
Underwater Falling Color Sample
Underwater Falling Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0022bb

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Underwater Falling Color. The There Is Light color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called US Air Force Blue (#00308f) for more calm effect. Try Snowstorm Space Shuttle as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b90 is the best complementary color to Underwater Falling. Warm yellow shades generally complement the cool blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #02b complementary color is White, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool cyan, cool blue, and warm blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of White are #007fbb and #3b00bb. Thus found on the left and right of #02b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lochmara and Purple colors as they work well with Underwater Falling.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Underwater Falling palette consists of #7fbb00 and #bb3b00 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b90). Try Limeade and Fire colors in combination with #02b, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #02b offers a combination of warm green and cool red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Underwater Falling. Thus Harlequin and Monza giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Underwater Falling contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary White, Flirt, and Jade split by 90° on the color wheel. #02b square combo is a palette of cool blue, warm magenta, warm yellow and cool green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Underwater Falling tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#b90) and two others. The Monza is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and White – 120° from the complementary White. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #bb0021 and #0b9.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0022bb is made of 0% red, 15% green and 85% blue. In a HSL mode Underwater Falling has a hue angle of 229.09°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0022bb is made of 73.33% cyan, 60% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.67% black ink.

HEX #0022bb
RGB Decimal rgb(0,34,187)
RGB Percentage 0%, 15%, 85%
CMYK 73.33, 60, 0, 26.67
HSL hsl(229.09,100%,36.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(229.09,100%,73.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(25.9569,51.5312,-79.2642)
XYZ xyz(9.5417,4.7319,47.4242)