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水色 (Mizu-iro) Color

HEX #86ABA5 / RGB (134, 171, 165)

Dark cyan and brown Pagoda

What is 水色 (Mizu-iro) Color?

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水色 (Mizu-iro) has the hex code #86ABA5. The equivalent RGB values are (134, 171, 165), which means it is composed of 29% red, 36% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:0 Y:4 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, 水色 (Mizu-iro) has a hue of 170°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

水色 (or Mizu-iro) is a traditional Japanese color. The name literally means aqua blue color. Mizu-iro is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL color values.

Please note that the hex code (#86ABA5) is the closest translation of mizu-iro color into the digital RGB color space. Also, the CMYK color values displayed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal values and are, therefore, only approximates.

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水色 (Mizu-iro) Color Codes

Hex Code#86ABA5
RGB Values(134, 171, 165)
CMYK Values(22%, 0%, 4%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(170°, 22%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#79545A [Deep Taupe]
Closest Pantone®5493 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#AB868C [English Lavender]
水色 (Mizu-iro) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

水色 (Mizu-iro) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 86ABA5. Complementary color is AB868C

Complementary Palette

The complement of 水色 (Mizu-iro) is English Lavender with the hex code #AB868C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #86ABA5 color is offered by #AB868C. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

86ABA5 AB868C
Analogous color palette with (86ABA5, 869FAB and 86AB93)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 水色 (Mizu-iro) (#86ABA5) are Weldon Blue (#869FAB) and Morning Blue (#86AB93). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 水色 (Mizu-iro) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

86ABA5 869FAB 86AB93
Split Complementary color palette with (86ABA5, AB869F and AB9386)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 水色 (Mizu-iro) (#86ABA5) are #AB869F (English Lavender) and #AB9386 (Grullo). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

86ABA5 AB869F AB9386
Triadic color palette with (86ABA5, A586AB and ABA586)

Triadic Palette

水色 (Mizu-iro) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A586AB (Deep Amethyst) and #ABA586 (Grullo) along with #86ABA5 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

86ABA5 A586AB ABA586
Tetradic color palette with (86ABA5, A586AB, AB868C and 8CAB86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 水色 (Mizu-iro) has four colors - #A586AB (Deep Amethyst), #AB868C (English Lavender) and #8CAB86 (Dark Sea Green) in addition to the base color (#86ABA5). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

86ABA5 A586AB AB868C 8CAB86
Square color palette with (86ABA5, 9386AB, AB868C and 9FAB86)

Square Palette

水色 (Mizu-iro) square color palette has #9386AB (Deep Amethyst), #AB868C (English Lavender) and #9FAB86 (Grullo). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

86ABA5 9386AB AB868C 9FAB86
Rainbow color

水色 (Mizu-iro) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 水色 (Mizu-iro) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

86ABA5 8691AB 9A86AB AB869C AB9086 A7AB86 87AB86

Tints, Tones & Shades of 水色 (Mizu-iro) Color


  • Transparent 9EBCB79EBCB7
  • Transparent AAC4C0AAC4C0
  • Transparent B6CDC9B6CDC9
  • Transparent C3D5D2C3D5D2
  • Transparent CFDDDBCFDDDB
  • Transparent DBE6E4DBE6E4
  • Transparent E7EEEDE7EEED
  • Transparent F3F7F6F3F7F6


  • Transparent 85A29E85A29E
  • Transparent 849E9A849E9A
  • Transparent 849A96849A96
  • Transparent 839693839693
  • Transparent 82918F82918F
  • Transparent 828D8B828D8B
  • Transparent 818987818987
  • Transparent 818484818484


  • Transparent 6B89846B8984
  • Transparent 5E78745E7874
  • Transparent 506763506763
  • Transparent 435653435653
  • Transparent 364442364442
  • Transparent 283332283332
  • Transparent 1B22211B2221
  • Transparent 0D11110D1111

水色 (Mizu-iro) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    水色 (Mizu-iro) Plaid Pattern

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