Ghost White

HEX #F8F8FF / RGB (248, 248, 255)

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What is Ghost White Color?

Ghost White (Hex code: F8F8FF) Thumbnail

Ghost White has the hex code #F8F8FF. The equivalent RGB values are (248, 248, 255), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:3 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Ghost White has a hue of 240°, 3% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Ghost white is extremely light (almost non-existent) tint of blue. It is included in the web colors list and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name, hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Ghost White Color Codes

Hex Code#F8F8FF
RGB Values(248, 248, 255)
CMYK Values(3%, 3%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 3%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#070700 [Vampire Black]
Closest Pantone®656 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#FFFFF8 [Baby Powder]
Ghost White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#FAFAFA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F9F9F9
Weighted Average (Luma)#F9F9F9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F4F4F4

Ghost White Color Palettes

Ghost White is too light to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of F8F8FF. Complementary color is FFFFF8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Ghost White is Baby Powder with the hex code #FFFFF8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F8F8FF color is offered by #FFFFF8. 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 (F8F8FF, FCF8FF and F8FCFF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Ghost White (#F8F8FF) are Ghost White (#FCF8FF) and Ghost White (#F8FCFF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Ghost White 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 (F8F8FF, FFFCF8 and FCFFF8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Ghost White (#F8F8FF) are #FFFCF8 (Lotion) and #FCFFF8 (Baby Powder). 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 (F8F8FF, FFF8F8 and F8FFF8)

Triadic Palette

Ghost White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFF8F8 (Snow) and #F8FFF8 (Mint Cream) along with #F8F8FF 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 (F8F8FF, FFF8F8, FFFFF8 and F8FFFF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Ghost White has four colors - #FFF8F8 (Snow), #FFFFF8 (Baby Powder) and #F8FFFF (Mint Cream) in addition to the base color (#F8F8FF). 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 (F8F8FF, FFF8FC, FFFFF8 and F8FFFC)

Square Palette

Ghost White square color palette has #FFF8FC (Snow), #FFFFF8 (Baby Powder) and #F8FFFC (Mint Cream). 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

Ghost White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Ghost White 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 Ghost White Color


  • Transparent F9F9FF#F9F9FF
  • Transparent FAFAFF#FAFAFF
  • Transparent FBFBFF#FBFBFF
  • Transparent FCFCFF#FCFCFF
  • Transparent FCFCFF#FCFCFF
  • Transparent FDFDFF#FDFDFF
  • Transparent FEFEFF#FEFEFF
  • Transparent FEFEFF#FEFEFF


  • Transparent E0E0E6#E0E0E6
  • Transparent D4D4D9#D4D4D9
  • Transparent C8C8CC#C8C8CC
  • Transparent BCBCC0#BCBCC0
  • Transparent B0B0B3#B0B0B3
  • Transparent A4A4A6#A4A4A6
  • Transparent 989899#989899
  • Transparent 8C8C8D#8C8C8D


  • Transparent C6C6CC#C6C6CC
  • Transparent AEAEB3#AEAEB3
  • Transparent 959599#959599
  • Transparent 7C7C80#7C7C80
  • Transparent 636366#636366
  • Transparent 4A4A4D#4A4A4D
  • Transparent 323233#323233
  • Transparent 19191A#19191A

Ghost White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ghost White Plaid Pattern

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