San Juan Color


San Juan is pale, 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 #cfb495
Complementary Color #6a4f30
Color Shade: blue cyan (212.07° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 30.2% (better contrasting with white)
San Juan Color Sample
San Juan Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #304b6a

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to San Juan Color. The Tahitian Pearl color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called French Mirage Blue (#446688) for more calm effect. Try Carbide as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#6a4f30 is the best complementary color to San Juan. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #304b6a complementary color is Shingle Fawn, 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 San Juan are #30686a and #32306a. Thus found on the left and right of #304b6a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Casal and Jacarta colors as they work well with San Juan.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary San Juan palette consists of #686a30 and #6a3230 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6a4f30). Try Costa Del Sol and Buccaneer colors in combination with #304b6a, 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 #304b6a 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 San Juan. Thus Chalet Green and Finn giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of San Juan contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Shingle Fawn, Finn, and Killarney split by 90° on the color wheel. #304b6a 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. San Juan tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#6a4f30) and two others. The Finn is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Amazon – 120° from the complementary Shingle Fawn. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6a304b and #306a4f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #304b6a is made of 21% red, 33% green and 46% blue. In a HSL mode San Juan has a hue angle of 212.07°, a saturation of 37.66% and a lightness of 30.2%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #304b6a is made of 22.75% cyan, 12.16% magenta, 0% yellow and 58.43% black ink.

HEX #304b6a
RGB Decimal rgb(48,75,106)
RGB Percentage 21%, 33%, 46%
CMYK 22.75, 12.16, 0, 58.43
HSL hsl(212.07,37.66%,30.2%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(212.07,54.72%,41.57%)
CIE-LAB lab(31.1166,-0.3483,-21.1203)
XYZ xyz(6.3365,6.7011,14.5951)