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Aqua (Pantone) Color

HEX #65A1AD / RGB (101, 161, 173)

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What is Aqua (Pantone) Color?

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Aqua (Pantone) comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 15-4717 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Aqua (Pantone) color hex code is #65A1AD with RGB equivalent (101, 161, 173). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Aqua (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#65A1AD
RGB Values(101, 161, 173)
CMYK Values(42%, 7%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(190°, 42%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#9A5E52 [Redwood]
Pantone®15-4717 TCX
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#AD7165 [Copper Penny]
Aqua (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#909090
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Aqua (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 65A1AD. Complementary color is AD7165

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aqua (Pantone) is Copper Penny with the hex code #AD7165. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #65A1AD color is offered by #AD7165. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (65A1AD, 657DAD and 65AD95)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aqua (Pantone) (#65A1AD) are Glaucous (#657DAD) and Polished Pine (#65AD95). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aqua (Pantone) 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (65A1AD, AD657D and AD9565)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aqua (Pantone) (#65A1AD) are #AD657D (Rose Gold) and #AD9565 (Light Taupe). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (65A1AD, AD65A1 and A1AD65)

Triadic Palette

Aqua (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AD65A1 (Pearly Purple) and #A1AD65 (Olivine) along with #65A1AD create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (65A1AD, AD65A1, AD7165 and 65AD71)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aqua (Pantone) has four colors - #AD65A1 (Pearly Purple), #AD7165 (Copper Penny) and #65AD71 (Forest Green (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#65A1AD). 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.

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Square color palette with (65A1AD, 9565AD, AD7165 and 7DAD65)

Square Palette

Aqua (Pantone) square color palette has #9565AD (Purple Mountain Majesty), #AD7165 (Copper Penny) and #7DAD65 (Bud Green). 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.

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Rainbow color

Aqua (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aqua (Pantone) 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Aqua (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent 84B4BD84B4BD
  • Transparent 93BDC693BDC6
  • Transparent A3C7CEA3C7CE
  • Transparent B2D0D6B2D0D6
  • Transparent C1D9DEC1D9DE
  • Transparent D1E3E6D1E3E6
  • Transparent E0ECEFE0ECEF
  • Transparent F0F6F7F0F6F7


  • Transparent 6A9AA46A9AA4
  • Transparent 6D97A06D97A0
  • Transparent 70949B70949B
  • Transparent 739197739197
  • Transparent 758D92758D92
  • Transparent 788A8E788A8E
  • Transparent 7B87897B8789
  • Transparent 7D83857D8385


  • Transparent 51818A51818A
  • Transparent 477179477179
  • Transparent 3D61683D6168
  • Transparent 335157335157
  • Transparent 284045284045
  • Transparent 1E30341E3034
  • Transparent 142023142023
  • Transparent 0A10110A1011

Aqua (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Aqua (Pantone) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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