Clear Aqua

HEX #DFFBFB / RGB (223, 251, 251)

Drinking Water Wave

What is Clear Aqua Color?

Clear Aqua (Hex code: DFFBFB) Thumbnail

Clear Aqua has the hex code #DFFBFB. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 251, 251), which means it is composed of 31% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:0 Y:0 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Clear Aqua has a hue of 180°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Clear aqua is an extremely pale blue-green color and named after the most ubiquitous liquid on earth – water. The color can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSB, CMYK or hex codes.

Clear Aqua Color Codes

Hex Code#DFFBFB
RGB Values(223, 251, 251)
CMYK Values(11%, 0%, 0%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 11%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#CCFFFF
Inverse Color#200404 [Root Beer]
Closest Pantone®656 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#FBDFDF [Pale Pink]
Clear Aqua Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F2F2F2
Desaturated#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F3F3F3
Weighted Average (Luma)#F5F5F5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F2F2F2

Clear Aqua Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFFBFB. Complementary color is FBDFDF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Clear Aqua is Pale Pink with the hex code #FBDFDF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DFFBFB color is offered by #FBDFDF. 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 (DFFBFB, DFEDFB and DFFBED)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Clear Aqua (#DFFBFB) are Azureish White (#DFEDFB) and Honeydew (#DFFBED). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Clear Aqua 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 (DFFBFB, FBDFED and FBEDDF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Clear Aqua (#DFFBFB) are #FBDFED (Mimi Pink) and #FBEDDF (Linen). 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 (DFFBFB, FBDFFB and FBFBDF)

Triadic Palette

Clear Aqua triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FBDFFB (Pink Lace) and #FBFBDF (Light Yellow) along with #DFFBFB 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 (DFFBFB, FBDFFB, FBDFDF and DFFBDF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Clear Aqua has four colors - #FBDFFB (Pink Lace), #FBDFDF (Pale Pink) and #DFFBDF (Nyanza) in addition to the base color (#DFFBFB). 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 (DFFBFB, EDDFFB, FBDFDF and EDFBDF)

Square Palette

Clear Aqua square color palette has #EDDFFB (Lavender (Web)), #FBDFDF (Pale Pink) and #EDFBDF (Nyanza). 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

Clear Aqua Color Rainbow Palette

Our Clear Aqua 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 Clear Aqua Color

Tints

  • Transparent E5FCFC#E5FCFC
  • Transparent E9FCFC#E9FCFC
  • Transparent ECFDFD#ECFDFD
  • Transparent EFFDFD#EFFDFD
  • Transparent F2FDFD#F2FDFD
  • Transparent F5FEFE#F5FEFE
  • Transparent F9FEFE#F9FEFE
  • Transparent FCFFFF#FCFFFF

Tones

  • Transparent CCE2E2#CCE2E2
  • Transparent C3D6D6#C3D6D6
  • Transparent B9CACA#B9CACA
  • Transparent B0BEBE#B0BEBE
  • Transparent A6B1B1#A6B1B1
  • Transparent 9DA5A5#9DA5A5
  • Transparent 939999#939999
  • Transparent 8A8C8C#8A8C8C

Shades

  • Transparent B2C9C9#B2C9C9
  • Transparent 9CB0B0#9CB0B0
  • Transparent 869797#869797
  • Transparent 707E7E#707E7E
  • Transparent 596464#596464
  • Transparent 434B4B#434B4B
  • Transparent 2D3232#2D3232
  • Transparent 161919#161919

Clear Aqua Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clear Aqua Plaid Pattern

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