Havelock Blue Color


Havelock Blue is calm, 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 #aa6f26
Complementary Color #d99d54
Color Shade: blue cyan (213.18° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 59.22% (better contrasting with white)
Havelock Blue Color Sample
Havelock Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5590d9

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Havelock Blue Color. The Swift color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Fading Night (#3377cc) for more calm effect. Try Blue Parlor as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#d99d54 is the best complementary color to Havelock 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 #5590d9 complementary color is Di Serria, 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 Havelock Blue are #54d2d9 and #5b54d9. Thus found on the left and right of #5590d9 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Viking and Royal Blue colors as they work well with Havelock Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Havelock Blue palette consists of #d2d954 and #d95b54 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#d99d54). Try Wattle and Roman colors in combination with #5590d9, 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 #5590d9 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 Havelock Blue. Thus Conifer and Cranberry giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Havelock Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Di Serria, Orchid, and Pastel Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #5590d9 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. Havelock Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#d99d54) and two others. The Cranberry is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Shamrock – 120° from the complementary Di Serria. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d95490 and #54d99d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5590d9 is made of 19% red, 32% green and 49% blue. In a HSL mode Havelock Blue has a hue angle of 213.18°, a saturation of 63.46% and a lightness of 59.22%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5590d9 is made of 51.77% cyan, 28.63% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.9% black ink.

HEX #5590d9
RGB Decimal rgb(85,144,217)
RGB Percentage 19%, 32%, 49%
CMYK 51.77, 28.63, 0, 14.9
HSL hsl(213.18,63.46%,59.22%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(213.18,60.83%,85.1%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.8701,2.8709,-43.0762)
XYZ xyz(26.244,26.8876,69.4523)