#538E96 Hex Code

Color Name: Steel Teal

What is hex #538E96 Color?

Steel Teal (Hex code: 538E96) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #538E96 is Steel Teal. The RGB values are (83, 142, 150) which means it is composed of 22% red, 38% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:45 M:5 Y:0 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, #538E96 has a hue of 187°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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 #538E96 Color Codes

Color NameSteel Teal
RGB Values(83, 142, 150)
CMYK Values(45%, 5%, 0%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(187°, 45%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#AC7169 [Copper Penny]
Closest Pantone®5483 C
Closest RAL6033 [Mint turquoise]
Complementary Color#965B53 [Rose Taupe]
#538E96 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Desaturated#757575
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Luma)#828282
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Hex #538E96 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 538E96. Complementary color is 965B53

Complementary Palette

The complement of #538E96 is #965B53 which is called Rose Taupe. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #538E96 color is offered by #965B53. 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 (538E96, 536D96 and 53967D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #538E96 are #536D96 and #53967D, called UCLA Blue and Wintergreen Dream, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #538E96 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 (538E96, 96536D and 967D53)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #538E96 are #96536D (Sugar Plum) and #967D53 (Dark Tan). 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 (538E96, 96538E and 8E9653)

Triadic Palette

#538E96 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #96538E (Razzmic Berry) and #8E9653 (Moss Green) along with #538E96, 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 (538E96, 96538E, 965B53 and 53965B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #538E96 has #96538E (Razzmic Berry), #965B53 (Rose Taupe) and #53965B (Middle 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 (538E96, 7D5396, 965B53 and 6D9653)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #538E96 contains #7D5396 (Dark Lavender), #965B53 (Rose Taupe) and #6D9653 (Palm Leaf). 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 #538E96 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #538E96 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.

#538E96 Color Patterns

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Gingham Checks

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Polka Dots Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Honeycomb Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Leaves Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Houndstooth Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal Trellis Pattern

  • transperent

    Steel Teal 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.