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Dark Cyan Color

HEX #008B8B / RGB (0, 139, 139)

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What is Dark Cyan Color?

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Dark Cyan has the hex code #008B8B. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 139, 139), which means it is composed of 0% red, 50% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:0 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Cyan has a hue of 180°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 Cyan is included in the web colors list which means it can be used in HTML and CSS with its name, "DarkCyan", in addition to hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

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Dark Cyan Color Codes

Hex Code#008B8B
RGB Values(0, 139, 139)
CMYK Values(100%, 0%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 100%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#009999
Inverse Color#FF7474 [Begonia]
Closest Pantone®2237 C
Closest RAL5018 [Turquoise blue]
Complementary Color#8B0000 [Dark Red]
Dark Cyan Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#616161
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Dark Cyan Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 008B8B. Complementary color is 8B0000

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Cyan is Dark Red with the hex code #8B0000. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #008B8B color is offered by #8B0000. 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.

008B8B 8B0000
Analogous color palette with (008B8B, 00468B and 008B46)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Cyan (#008B8B) are Midnight Blue (#00468B) and Philippine Green (#008B46). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Cyan 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.

008B8B 00468B 008B46
Split Complementary color palette with (008B8B, 8B0046 and 8B4600)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Cyan (#008B8B) are #8B0046 (Rose Garnet) and #8B4600 (Dark Bronze). 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.

008B8B 8B0046 8B4600
Triadic color palette with (008B8B, 8B008B and 8B8B00)

Triadic Palette

Dark Cyan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B008B (Dark Magenta) and #8B8B00 (Olive) along with #008B8B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

008B8B 8B008B 8B8B00
Tetradic color palette with (008B8B, 8B008B, 8B0000 and 008B00)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Cyan has four colors - #8B008B (Dark Magenta), #8B0000 (Dark Red) and #008B00 (Islamic Green) in addition to the base color (#008B8B). 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.

008B8B 8B008B 8B0000 008B00
Square color palette with (008B8B, 46008B, 8B0000 and 468B00)

Square Palette

Dark Cyan square color palette has #46008B (Indigo), #8B0000 (Dark Red) and #468B00 (Avocado). 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.

008B8B 46008B 8B0000 468B00
Rainbow color

Dark Cyan Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Cyan 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.

008B8B 00148B 63008B 8B003C 8B3C00 638B00 008B14

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Cyan Color


  • Transparent 33A2A233A2A2
  • Transparent 4DAEAE4DAEAE
  • Transparent 66B9B966B9B9
  • Transparent 80C5C580C5C5
  • Transparent 99D1D199D1D1
  • Transparent B3DCDCB3DCDC
  • Transparent CCE8E8CCE8E8
  • Transparent E6F3F3E6F3F3


  • Transparent 1A89891A8989
  • Transparent 268888268888
  • Transparent 338787338787
  • Transparent 408686408686
  • Transparent 4D84844D8484
  • Transparent 5A83835A8383
  • Transparent 668282668282
  • Transparent 738181738181


  • Transparent 006F6F006F6F
  • Transparent 006161006161
  • Transparent 005353005353
  • Transparent 004646004646
  • Transparent 003838003838
  • Transparent 002A2A002A2A
  • Transparent 001C1C001C1C
  • Transparent 000E0E000E0E

Dark Cyan Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Cyan Plaid Pattern

Dark Cyan Color Interior Ideas

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Dark Cyan Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

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Dark Cyan Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

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