Clear Blue Color


Clear Blue is vivid, 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 #db8502
Complementary Color #fda623
Color Shade: blue cyan (216.22° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 56.67% (better contrasting with white)
Clear Blue Color Sample
Clear Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #247afd

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Clear Blue Color. The Gentian Flower color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Clear Chill (#1e90ff) for more energetic effect. Try Retro Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#fda623 is the best complementary color to Clear 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 #247afd complementary color is Sea Buckthorn, 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 Dodger Blue are #23e6fd and #3a23fd. Thus found on the left and right of #247afd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cyan / Aqua and Blue colors as they work well with Clear Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Clear Blue palette consists of #e6fd23 and #fd3a23 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#fda623). Try Golden Fizz and Red Orange colors in combination with #247afd, 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 #247afd 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 Clear Blue. Thus Chartreuse and Radical Red giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Clear Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sea Buckthorn, Razzle Dazzle Rose, and Malachite split by 90° on the color wheel. #247afd 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. Clear Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#fda623) and two others. The Radical Red is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Spring Green – 120° from the complementary Sea Buckthorn. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #fd2379 and #23fda6.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #247afd is made of 9% red, 30% green and 62% blue. In a HSL mode Clear Blue has a hue angle of 216.22°, a saturation of 98.19% and a lightness of 56.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #247afd is made of 85.1% cyan, 51.38% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.78% black ink.

HEX #247afd
RGB Decimal rgb(36,122,253)
RGB Percentage 9%, 30%, 62%
CMYK 85.1, 51.38, 0, 0.78
HSL hsl(216.22,98.19%,56.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(216.22,85.77%,99.22%)
CIE-LAB lab(53.3694,23.1235,-71.9876)
XYZ xyz(25.4167,21.386,95.7168)