Lightish Blue Color


Lightish 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 #c28502
Complementary Color #fdc03c
Color Shade: blue cyan (220.94° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 61.57% (better contrasting with white)
Lightish Blue Color Sample
Lightish Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #3d7afd

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Lightish Blue Color. The Blue Titmouse 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 soft alternative called Secret of Mana (#4166f5) for more calm effect. Try Retro Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#fdc03c is the best complementary color to Lightish 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 #3d7afd complementary color is Sunglow, 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 #3cdafd and #5f3cfd. Thus found on the left and right of #3d7afd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cyan / Aqua and Electric Violet colors as they work well with Lightish Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lightish Blue palette consists of #dafd3c and #fd603c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#fdc03c). Try Golden Fizz and Outrageous Orange colors in combination with #3d7afd, 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 #3d7afd 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 Lightish Blue. Thus Green Yellow and Radical Red giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lightish Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sunglow, Razzle Dazzle Rose, and Screamin' Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #3d7afd 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. Lightish Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#fdc03c) and two others. The Radical Red is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Bright Turquoise – 120° from the complementary Sunglow. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #fd3c79 and #3cfdc0.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #3d7afd is made of 14% red, 28% green and 58% blue. In a HSL mode Lightish Blue has a hue angle of 220.94°, a saturation of 97.96% and a lightness of 61.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #3d7afd is made of 75.3% cyan, 51.38% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.78% black ink.

HEX #3d7afd
RGB Decimal rgb(61,122,253)
RGB Percentage 14%, 28%, 58%
CMYK 75.3, 51.38, 0, 0.78
HSL hsl(220.94,97.96%,61.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(220.94,75.89%,99.22%)
CIE-LAB lab(54.0302,25.2542,-70.8856)
XYZ xyz(26.6136,22.003,95.7728)