Catalina Blue Color


Catalina Blue is deep, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #f9d587
Complementary Color #785406
Color Shade: blue cyan (221.05° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 24.71% (better contrasting with white)
Catalina Blue Color Sample
Catalina Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #062a78

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Catalina Blue Color. The City Hunter Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Fright Night (#004499) for more energetic effect. Try Dark Galaxy as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#785406 is the best complementary color to Catalina Blue. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #062a78 complementary color is Antique Bronze, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Catalina Blue are #066278 and #1a0678. Thus found on the left and right of #062a78 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mosque and Deep Blue colors as they work well with Catalina Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Catalina Blue palette consists of #627806 and #781b06 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#785406). Try Yukon Gold and Kenyan Copper colors in combination with #062a78, 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 #062a78 offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Catalina Blue. Thus Japanese Laurel and Monarch giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Catalina Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Antique Bronze, Cardinal Pink, and Japanese Laurel split by 90° on the color wheel. #062a78 square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid 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. Catalina Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#785406) and two others. The Monarch is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Watercourse – 120° from the complementary Antique Bronze. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #780629 and #067854.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #062a78 is made of 4% red, 25% green and 71% blue. In a HSL mode Catalina Blue has a hue angle of 221.05°, a saturation of 90.48% and a lightness of 24.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #062a78 is made of 44.71% cyan, 30.59% magenta, 0% yellow and 52.94% black ink.

HEX #062a78
RGB Decimal rgb(6,42,120)
RGB Percentage 4%, 25%, 71%
CMYK 44.71, 30.59, 0, 52.94
HSL hsl(221.05,90.48%,24.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(221.05,95%,47.06%)
CIE-LAB lab(20.2459,21.8356,-47.5404)
XYZ xyz(4.2932,3.0507,18.1319)