Night in Manchester Color


Night in Manchester 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 #cdb54d
Complementary Color #b29931
Color Shade: cool blue (228.75° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 44.71% (better contrasting with white)
Night in Manchester Color Sample
Night in Manchester Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #324ab2

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Night in Manchester Color. The Official Violet 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 saturated alternative called North Star Blue (#223399) for more energetic effect. Try Kakitsubata Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b29931 is the best complementary color to Night in Manchester. 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 #324ab2 complementary color is Alpine, 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 Governor Bay are #3189b2 and #5931b2. Thus found on the left and right of #324ab2 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Boston Blue and Purple Heart colors as they work well with Night in Manchester.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Night in Manchester palette consists of #8ab231 and #b25931 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b29931). Try Sushi and Tuscany colors in combination with #324ab2, 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 #324ab2 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 Night in Manchester. Thus Apple and Well Read giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Night in Manchester contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Alpine, Medium Red Violet, and Chateau Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #324ab2 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. Night in Manchester tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#b29931) and two others. The Well Read is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Keppel – 120° from the complementary Alpine. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b23149 and #31b29a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #324ab2 is made of 17% red, 25% green and 59% blue. In a HSL mode Night in Manchester has a hue angle of 228.75°, a saturation of 56.14% and a lightness of 44.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #324ab2 is made of 50.19% cyan, 40.78% magenta, 0% yellow and 30.2% black ink.

HEX #324ab2
RGB Decimal rgb(50,74,178)
RGB Percentage 17%, 25%, 59%
CMYK 50.19, 40.78, 0, 30.2
HSL hsl(228.75,56.14%,44.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(228.75,71.91%,69.8%)
CIE-LAB lab(35.5768,27.1179,-58.0297)
XYZ xyz(11.8001,8.79,43.1942)