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Aquarius (Pantone) Color

HEX #3CADD4 / RGB (60, 173, 212)

Aquarius zodiac sign

What is Aquarius (Pantone) Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 16-4530 TCX, Aquarius color hex code is #3CADD4 with RGB equivalent (60, 173, 212). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Aquarius can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Aquarius (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#3CADD4
RGB Values(60, 173, 212)
CMYK Values(72%, 18%, 0%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 72%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#C3522B [Ruddy Brown]
Pantone®16-4530 TCX
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#D4633C [Medium Vermilion]
Aquarius (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#949494
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Luma)#989898
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Aquarius (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3CADD4. Complementary color is D4633C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aquarius (Pantone) is Medium Vermilion with the hex code #D4633C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3CADD4 color is offered by #D4633C. 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.

3CADD4 D4633C
Analogous color palette with (3CADD4, 3C61D4 and 3CD4AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aquarius (Pantone) (#3CADD4) are Han Blue (#3C61D4) and Eucalyptus (#3CD4AF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aquarius (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.

3CADD4 3C61D4 3CD4AF
Split Complementary color palette with (3CADD4, D43C61 and D4AF3C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aquarius (Pantone) (#3CADD4) are #D43C61 (Cerise) and #D4AF3C (Gold (Metallic)). 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.

3CADD4 D43C61 D4AF3C
Triadic color palette with (3CADD4, D43CAD and ADD43C)

Triadic Palette

Aquarius (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D43CAD (Frostbite) and #ADD43C (Android Green) along with #3CADD4 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (3CADD4, D43CAD, D4633C and 3CD463)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aquarius (Pantone) has four colors - #D43CAD (Frostbite), #D4633C (Medium Vermilion) and #3CD463 (UFO Green) in addition to the base color (#3CADD4). 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.

3CADD4 D43CAD D4633C 3CD463
Square color palette with (3CADD4, AF3CD4, D4633C and 61D43C)

Square Palette

Aquarius (Pantone) square color palette has #AF3CD4 (Dark Orchid), #D4633C (Medium Vermilion) and #61D43C (Apple). 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.

3CADD4 AF3CD4 D4633C 61D43C
Rainbow color

Aquarius (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aquarius (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.

3CAED4 4C3CD4 CF3CD4 D43C57 D4A33C 83D43C 3CD478

Tints, Tones & Shades of Aquarius (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent 63BDDD63BDDD
  • Transparent 77C6E177C6E1
  • Transparent 8ACEE58ACEE5
  • Transparent 9ED6EA9ED6EA
  • Transparent B1DEEEB1DEEE
  • Transparent C5E6F2C5E6F2
  • Transparent D8EFF6D8EFF6
  • Transparent ECF7FBECF7FB


  • Transparent 4AA4C34AA4C3
  • Transparent 50A0BB50A0BB
  • Transparent 579BB2579BB2
  • Transparent 5E97AA5E97AA
  • Transparent 6592A26592A2
  • Transparent 6C8E996C8E99
  • Transparent 728991728991
  • Transparent 798588798588


  • Transparent 308AAA308AAA
  • Transparent 2A79942A7994
  • Transparent 24687F24687F
  • Transparent 1E576A1E576A
  • Transparent 184555184555
  • Transparent 123440123440
  • Transparent 0C232A0C232A
  • Transparent 061115061115

Aquarius (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Aquarius (Pantone) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aquarius (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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