#3A9974 Hex Code

Color Name: Illuminating Emerald

What is hex #3A9974 Color?

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The color name of hex code #3A9974 is Illuminating Emerald. The RGB values are (58, 153, 116) which means it is composed of 18% red, 47% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:62 M:0 Y:24 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3A9974 has a hue of 157°, 62% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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 #3A9974 Color Codes

Color NameIlluminating Emerald
RGB Values(58, 153, 116)
CMYK Values(62%, 0%, 24%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(157°, 62%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#339966
Inverse Color#C5668B [Cinnamon Satin]
Closest Pantone®7730 C
Closest RAL6033 [Mint turquoise]
Complementary Color#993A5F [Quinacridone Magenta]
#3A9974 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6D6D6D
Desaturated#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#787878
Weighted Average (Luma)#828282
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Hex #3A9974 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3A9974. Complementary color is 993A5F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3A9974 is #993A5F which is called Quinacridone Magenta. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3A9974 color is offered by #993A5F. 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 (3A9974, 3A8F99 and 3A9945)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3A9974 are #3A8F99 and #3A9945, called Zomp and May Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3A9974 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 (3A9974, 993A8F and 99453A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3A9974 are #993A8F (Violet (Crayola)) and #99453A (Chestnut). 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 (3A9974, 743A99 and 99743A)

Triadic Palette

#3A9974 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #743A99 (Cadmium Violet) and #99743A (Metallic Sunburst) along with #3A9974, 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 (3A9974, 743A99, 993A5F and 5F993A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3A9974 has #743A99 (Cadmium Violet), #993A5F (Quinacridone Magenta) and #5F993A (Maximum Green). 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 (3A9974, 453A99, 993A5F and 8F993A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3A9974 contains #453A99 (Dark Slate Blue), #993A5F (Quinacridone Magenta) and #8F993A (Old Moss Green). 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 #3A9974 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3A9974 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.

#3A9974 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 3A9974

    Illuminating Emerald 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.