#16BBA6 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Sea Green

What is hex #16BBA6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #16BBA6 is Light Sea Green. The RGB values are (22, 187, 166) which means it is composed of 6% red, 50% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:88 M:0 Y:11 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #16BBA6 has a hue of 172°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

Hex #16BBA6 Color Codes

Color NameLight Sea Green
RGB Values(22, 187, 166)
CMYK Values(88%, 0%, 11%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(172°, 88%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#00CC99
Inverse Color#E94459 [Desire]
Closest Pantone®2240 C
Closest RAL5018 [Turquoise blue]
Complementary Color#BB162B [Wine Red]
#16BBA6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Hex #16BBA6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 16BBA6. Complementary color is BB162B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #16BBA6 is #BB162B which is called Wine Red. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #16BBA6 color is offered by #BB162B. 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 (16BBA6, 167EBB and 16BB54)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #16BBA6 are #167EBB and #16BB54, called Cyan Cornflower Blue and Dark Pastel Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #16BBA6 with a 30° separation. 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 (16BBA6, BB167E and BB5416)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #16BBA6 are #BB167E (Medium Violet-Red) and #BB5416 (Alloy Orange). 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 (16BBA6, A616BB and BBA616)

Triadic Palette

#16BBA6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A616BB (Heliotrope Magenta) and #BBA616 (Gold Foil) along with #16BBA6, our main color, 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 (16BBA6, A616BB, BB162B and 2BBB16)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #16BBA6 has #A616BB (Heliotrope Magenta), #BB162B (Wine Red) and #2BBB16 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (16BBA6, 5416BB, BB162B and 7EBB16)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #16BBA6 contains #5416BB (Interdimensional Blue), #BB162B (Wine Red) and #7EBB16 (Dark Lemon Lime). 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

Hex #16BBA6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #16BBA6 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Light Sea Green Color


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#16BBA6 Color Patterns

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    Light Sea Green Gingham Checks

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    Light Sea Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Leaves Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Trellis Pattern

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    Light Sea Green Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.