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Dull Cyan Color

HEX #749E9F / RGB (116, 158, 159)

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What is Dull Cyan Color?

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Dull Cyan has the hex code #749E9F. The equivalent RGB values are (116, 158, 159), which means it is composed of 27% red, 36% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:27 M:1 Y:0 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dull Cyan has a hue of 181°, 27% 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.

Dull Cyan 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Dull Cyan Color Codes

Hex Code#749E9F
RGB Values(116, 158, 159)
CMYK Values(27%, 1%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 27%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#8B6160 [Rose Taupe]
Closest Pantone®5425 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#9F7574 [Burnished Brown]
Dull Cyan Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#909090
Weighted Average (Most Common)#929292
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Dull Cyan Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 749E9F. Complementary color is 9F7574

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dull Cyan is Burnished Brown with the hex code #9F7574. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #749E9F color is offered by #9F7574. 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 (749E9F, 74899F and 749F8B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dull Cyan (#749E9F) are Light Slate Gray (#74899F) and Oxley (#749F8B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dull 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (749E9F, 9F7489 and 9F8B74)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dull Cyan (#749E9F) are #9F7489 (Mountbatten Pink) and #9F8B74 (Beaver). 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 (749E9F, 9F749E and 9E9F74)

Triadic Palette

Dull Cyan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9F749E (Mountbatten Pink) and #9E9F74 (Artichoke) along with #749E9F 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 (749E9F, 9F749E, 9F7574 and 749F75)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dull Cyan has four colors - #9F749E (Mountbatten Pink), #9F7574 (Burnished Brown) and #749F75 (Oxley) in addition to the base color (#749E9F). 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 (749E9F, 8B749F, 9F7574 and 899F74)

Square Palette

Dull Cyan square color palette has #8B749F (Rhythm), #9F7574 (Burnished Brown) and #899F74 (Artichoke). 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

Dull Cyan Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dull 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Dull Cyan Color


  • Transparent 90B1B290B1B2
  • Transparent 9EBBBC9EBBBC
  • Transparent ACC5C5ACC5C5
  • Transparent BACFCFBACFCF
  • Transparent C7D8D9C7D8D9
  • Transparent D5E2E2D5E2E2
  • Transparent E3ECECE3ECEC
  • Transparent F1F5F5F1F5F5


  • Transparent 769899769899
  • Transparent 789596789596
  • Transparent 799293799293
  • Transparent 7A8F907A8F90
  • Transparent 7B8C8C7B8C8C
  • Transparent 7C89897C8989
  • Transparent 7E86867E8686
  • Transparent 7F83837F8383


  • Transparent 5D7E7F5D7E7F
  • Transparent 516F6F516F6F
  • Transparent 465F5F465F5F
  • Transparent 3A4F503A4F50
  • Transparent 2E3F402E3F40
  • Transparent 232F30232F30
  • Transparent 172020172020
  • Transparent 0C10100C1010

Dull Cyan Color Patterns

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    Dull Cyan Gingham Checks

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    Dull Cyan Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dull Cyan Plaid Pattern

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