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Arctic Color

HEX #BFE3E2 / RGB (191, 227, 226)

What is Arctic Color?

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Arctic has the hex code #BFE3E2. The equivalent RGB values are (191, 227, 226), which means it is composed of 30% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:16 M:0 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, Arctic has a hue of 178°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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.

Arctic color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Arctic can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Arctic Color Codes

Hex Code#BFE3E2
RGB Values(191, 227, 226)
CMYK Values(16%, 0%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(178°, 16%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#401C1D [Chocolate Kisses]
Closest Pantone®7457 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#E3BFC0 [Dust Storm]
Arctic Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Luma)#DBDBDB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Arctic Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BFE3E2. Complementary color is E3BFC0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Arctic is Dust Storm with the hex code #E3BFC0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BFE3E2 color is offered by #E3BFC0. 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.

Analogous color palette with (BFE3E2, BFD2E3 and BFE3D0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Arctic (#BFE3E2) are Beau Blue (#BFD2E3) and Jet Stream (#BFE3D0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Arctic 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (BFE3E2, E3BFD2 and E3D0BF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Arctic (#BFE3E2) are #E3BFD2 (Thistle) and #E3D0BF (Dust Storm). 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.

Triadic color palette with (BFE3E2, E2BFE3 and E3E2BF)

Triadic Palette

Arctic triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E2BFE3 (Thistle) and #E3E2BF (Dirty White) along with #BFE3E2 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 (BFE3E2, E2BFE3, E3BFC0 and C0E3BF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Arctic has four colors - #E2BFE3 (Thistle), #E3BFC0 (Dust Storm) and #C0E3BF (Tea Green) in addition to the base color (#BFE3E2). 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.

Square color palette with (BFE3E2, D0BFE3, E3BFC0 and D2E3BF)

Square Palette

Arctic square color palette has #D0BFE3 (Thistle), #E3BFC0 (Dust Storm) and #D2E3BF (Tea 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.

Rainbow color

Arctic Color Rainbow Palette

Our Arctic 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Arctic Color


  • Transparent CCE9E8CCE9E8
  • Transparent D2EBEBD2EBEB
  • Transparent D9EEEED9EEEE
  • Transparent DFF1F1DFF1F1
  • Transparent E5F4F3E5F4F3
  • Transparent ECF7F6ECF7F6
  • Transparent F2F9F9F2F9F9
  • Transparent F9FCFCF9FCFC


  • Transparent B2CFCEB2CFCE
  • Transparent ACC5C5ACC5C5
  • Transparent A6BBBBA6BBBB
  • Transparent A0B2B1A0B2B1
  • Transparent 99A8A799A8A7
  • Transparent 939E9D939E9D
  • Transparent 8D94948D9494
  • Transparent 868A8A868A8A


  • Transparent 99B6B599B6B5
  • Transparent 869F9E869F9E
  • Transparent 738888738888
  • Transparent 607271607271
  • Transparent 4C5B5A4C5B5A
  • Transparent 394444394444
  • Transparent 262D2D262D2D
  • Transparent 131717131717

Arctic Color Patterns

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    Arctic Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Arctic Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arctic Plaid Pattern

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