#5D878E Hex Code

Color Name: Steel Teal

What is hex #5D878E Color?

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The color name of hex code #5D878E is Steel Teal. The RGB values are (93, 135, 142) which means it is composed of 25% red, 36% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:35 M:5 Y:0 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, #5D878E has a hue of 189°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 56%.
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 #5D878E Color Codes

Color NameSteel Teal
RGB Values(93, 135, 142)
CMYK Values(35%, 5%, 0%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 35%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#A27871 [Burnished Brown]
Closest Pantone®5415 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#8E645D [Rose Taupe]
#5D878E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7B7B7B
Desaturated#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Hex #5D878E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5D878E. Complementary color is 8E645D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #5D878E is #8E645D 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 #5D878E color is offered by #8E645D. 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 (5D878E, 5D6F8E and 5D8E7D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #5D878E are #5D6F8E and #5D8E7D, called UCLA Blue and Wintergreen Dream, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #5D878E 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 (5D878E, 8E5D6F and 8E7D5D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #5D878E are #8E5D6F (Mauve Taupe) and #8E7D5D (Shadow). 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 (5D878E, 8E5D87 and 878E5D)

Triadic Palette

#5D878E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8E5D87 (Antique Fuchsia) and #878E5D (Moss Green) along with #5D878E, 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 (5D878E, 8E5D87, 8E645D and 5D8E64)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #5D878E has #8E5D87 (Antique Fuchsia), #8E645D (Rose Taupe) and #5D8E64 (Russian 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 (5D878E, 7D5D8E, 8E645D and 6F8E5D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #5D878E contains #7D5D8E (French Lilac), #8E645D (Rose Taupe) and #6F8E5D (Russian 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 #5D878E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #5D878E 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.

#5D878E Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 5D878E

    Steel Teal trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 5D878E

    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.