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Dark Aqua Color

HEX #249D9F / RGB (36, 157, 159)

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What is Dark Aqua Color?

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Dark Aqua has the hex code #249D9F. The equivalent RGB values are (36, 157, 159), which means it is composed of 10% red, 45% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:77 M:1 Y:0 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Aqua has a hue of 181°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

Dark Aqua is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the dark aqua CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Dark Aqua Color Codes

Hex Code#249D9F
RGB Values(36, 157, 159)
CMYK Values(77%, 1%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 77%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#DB6260 [Indian Red]
Closest Pantone®2235 C
Closest RAL5018 [Turquoise blue]
Complementary Color#9F2624 [Auburn]
Dark Aqua Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#757575
Weighted Average (Most Common)#797979
Weighted Average (Luma)#838383
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B8B8B8

Dark Aqua Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 249D9F. Complementary color is 9F2624

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Aqua is Auburn with the hex code #9F2624. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #249D9F color is offered by #9F2624. 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 (249D9F, 24609F and 249F64)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Aqua (#249D9F) are Lapis Lazuli (#24609F) and Green (Crayola) (#249F64). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (249D9F, 9F2460 and 9F6424)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Aqua (#249D9F) are #9F2460 (Amaranth Deep Purple) and #9F6424 (Golden Brown). 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 (249D9F, 9F249D and 9D9F24)

Triadic Palette

Dark Aqua triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9F249D (Fandango) and #9D9F24 (Citron) along with #249D9F 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 (249D9F, 9F249D, 9F2624 and 249F26)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Aqua has four colors - #9F249D (Fandango), #9F2624 (Auburn) and #249F26 (Slimy Green) in addition to the base color (#249D9F). 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 (249D9F, 64249F, 9F2624 and 609F24)

Square Palette

Dark Aqua square color palette has #64249F (Rebecca Purple), #9F2624 (Auburn) and #609F24 (Olive Drab (#3)). 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

Dark Aqua Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Aqua Color


  • Transparent 50B1B250B1B2
  • Transparent 66BABC66BABC
  • Transparent 7CC4C57CC4C5
  • Transparent 92CECF92CECF
  • Transparent A7D8D9A7D8D9
  • Transparent BDE2E2BDE2E2
  • Transparent D3EBECD3EBEC
  • Transparent E9F5F5E9F5F5


  • Transparent 369799369799
  • Transparent 409496409496
  • Transparent 499193499193
  • Transparent 528F90528F90
  • Transparent 5B8C8C5B8C8C
  • Transparent 648989648989
  • Transparent 6E86866E8686
  • Transparent 778383778383


  • Transparent 1D7E7F1D7E7F
  • Transparent 196E6F196E6F
  • Transparent 165E5F165E5F
  • Transparent 124F50124F50
  • Transparent 0E3F400E3F40
  • Transparent 0B2F300B2F30
  • Transparent 071F20071F20
  • Transparent 041010041010

Dark Aqua Color Patterns

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    Dark Aqua Gingham Checks

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    Dark Aqua Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Aqua Plaid Pattern

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