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HEX 48A8D0 - #48A8D0, RGB(72,168,208) Color

Color Name: ~ Maximum Blue
Hex Color Code: #48A8D0
RGB Color Code: RGB(72, 168, 208)
CMYK Values *: 65.4%, 19.2%, 0.0%, 18.4%

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What color is 48A8D0?

The RGB color code for color number #48A8D0 is RGB(72, 168, 208). In the RGB color model, #48A8D0 has a red value of 72, a green value of 168, and a blue value of 208. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 65.4% cyan, 19.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 18.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 197.6° (degrees), 59.1 % saturation, and 54.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, #48A8D0 has a hue of 197.6° (degrees), 65.4 % saturation and 81.6 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

HEX #48A8D0 color codes / color number / color space conversions - RGBA, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(72, 168, 208)

Red 72 (28.2%)
Green 168 (65.9%)
Blue 208 (81.6%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 197.65°
Saturation 59.13 %.
Lightness 54.90 %.
LRV ~ 33.9 %
Munsell Color System 2.6B 6.3/5.5
XYZ X : 28.06
Y : 33.94
Z : 64.75
YXY Y1 : 33.94
X : 0.22
Y2 : 0.27
CMY C : 71.76%
M : 34.12%
Y : 18.43%


Cyan 65.38 %.
Magenta 19.23 %.
Yellow 0.00 %.
Key 18.43 %.


Hue 197.65°
Saturation 65.38 %.
Brightness / Value 81.57 %.
CIE-Lab L : 64.91
A : -15.83
B : -28.68
CIE-Lch L : 64.91
C : 32.76
H : 241.1
CIE-Luv L : 64.91
U : -37.44
V : -42.79
Hunter-Lab L : 58.26
A : -15.97
B : -25.12

Color Names and Paint

Color Name of HEX #48A8D0

Maximum Blue
delta E(ΔE) - 2.57
Bright Cerulean
delta E(ΔE) - 2.65
Spanish Sky Blue
delta E(ΔE) - 3.86
Picton Blue
delta E(ΔE) - 4.41

Paint color for Hex #48A8D0

PPG Paints

Benjamin Moore


Sherwin Williams

Color Combinations

#48A8D0 Color Palettes and Scheme Combination

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of ~ Maximum Blue. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

Hexadic Color Palette

Hexadic color scheme palette is derived from drawing a hexagon on a color wheel. The palette contains three pairs of complementary colors, each colors are separated by a 120-degree hue angle.

Complementary Color Palette

Complementary or Dyadic color combination is composed using two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Then the color Palette is be generated by changing the lightness/brightness of these two colors.

Split-Complementary Color Palette

Split-Complementary color combination contains three colors, a base color and secondary colors of complementary color.

#48A8D0 Opposite Color


#48A8D0 Tints and Shades

~ Maximum Blue #48a8d0 Shades

~ Maximum Blue #48a8d0 Tints

Color Images and Mockup

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#48A8D0 Color Images and Patterns

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