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Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color

HEX #00A1A3 / RGB (0, 161, 163)

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What is Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color?

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Arctic Blue (RAL Design) has the hex code #00A1A3. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 161, 163), which means it is composed of 0% red, 50% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:1 Y:0 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, Arctic Blue (RAL Design) has a hue of 181°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 200 60 35, Arctic Blue (RAL Design) hex code is #00A1A3 with equivalent RGB (0, 161, 163). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Arctic Blue (RAL Design)'s CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color Codes

Hex Code#00A1A3
RGB Values(0, 161, 163)
CMYK Values(100%, 1%, 0%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 100%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#009999
Inverse Color#FF5E5C [Sunset Orange]
Closest Pantone®320 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#A30200 [Dark Candy Apple Red]
Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#717171
Weighted Average (Luma)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 00A1A3. Complementary color is A30200

Complementary Palette

The complement of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) is Dark Candy Apple Red with the hex code #A30200. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #00A1A3 color is offered by #A30200. 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.

00A1A3 A30200
Analogous color palette with (00A1A3, 0050A3 and 00A354)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) (#00A1A3) are USAFA Blue (#0050A3) and Green (Pigment) (#00A354). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) 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.

00A1A3 0050A3 00A354
Split Complementary color palette with (00A1A3, A30050 and A35400)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) (#00A1A3) are #A30050 (Rose Garnet) and #A35400 (Windsor Tan). 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.

00A1A3 A30050 A35400
Triadic color palette with (00A1A3, A300A1 and A1A300)

Triadic Palette

Arctic Blue (RAL Design) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A300A1 (Heliotrope Magenta) and #A1A300 (Light Gold) along with #00A1A3 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

00A1A3 A300A1 A1A300
Tetradic color palette with (00A1A3, A300A1, A30200 and 00A302)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) has four colors - #A300A1 (Heliotrope Magenta), #A30200 (Dark Candy Apple Red) and #00A302 (Islamic Green) in addition to the base color (#00A1A3). 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.

00A1A3 A300A1 A30200 00A302
Square color palette with (00A1A3, 5400A3, A30200 and 50A300)

Square Palette

Arctic Blue (RAL Design) square color palette has #5400A3 (Metallic Violet), #A30200 (Dark Candy Apple Red) and #50A300 (Kelly 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.

00A1A3 5400A3 A30200 50A300
Rainbow color

Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Arctic Blue (RAL Design) 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.

00A0A3 0015A3 7700A3 A30043 A34900 72A300 00A31A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color


  • Transparent 33B4B533B4B5
  • Transparent 4DBDBF4DBDBF
  • Transparent 66C7C866C7C8
  • Transparent 80D0D180D0D1
  • Transparent 99D9DA99D9DA
  • Transparent B3E3E3B3E3E3
  • Transparent CCECEDCCECED
  • Transparent E6F6F6E6F6F6


  • Transparent 1A9A9C1A9A9C
  • Transparent 269799269799
  • Transparent 339495339495
  • Transparent 409192409192
  • Transparent 4D8D8E4D8D8E
  • Transparent 5A8A8B5A8A8B
  • Transparent 668787668787
  • Transparent 738384738384


  • Transparent 008182008182
  • Transparent 007172007172
  • Transparent 006162006162
  • Transparent 005152005152
  • Transparent 004041004041
  • Transparent 003031003031
  • Transparent 002021002021
  • Transparent 001010001010

Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Color Patterns

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    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Gingham Checks

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    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Blue (RAL Design) Plaid Pattern

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