#668D99 Hex Code

Color Name: Desaturated Cyan

What is hex #668D99 Color?

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The color name of hex code #668D99 is Desaturated Cyan. The RGB values are (102, 141, 153) which means it is composed of 26% red, 36% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:33 M:8 Y:0 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, #668D99 has a hue of 194°, 33% 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 #668D99 Color Codes

Color NameDesaturated Cyan
RGB Values(102, 141, 153)
CMYK Values(33%, 8%, 0%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(194°, 33%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#997266 [Dark Chestnut]
Closest Pantone®5415 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#997266 [Dark Chestnut]
#668D99 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#838383
Weighted Average (Luma)#868686
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Hex #668D99 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 668D99. Complementary color is 997266

Complementary Palette

The complement of #668D99 is #997266 which is called Dark Chestnut. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #668D99 color is offered by #997266. 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 (668D99, 667499 and 66998C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #668D99 are #667499 and #66998C, called Dark Blue-Gray and Desaturated Cyan, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #668D99 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 (668D99, 996674 and 998C66)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #668D99 are #996674 (Rose Dust) and #998C66 (Beaver). 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 (668D99, 99668D and 8D9966)

Triadic Palette

#668D99 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #99668D (Antique Fuchsia) and #8D9966 (Moss Green) along with #668D99, 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 (668D99, 99668D, 997266 and 669972)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #668D99 has #99668D (Antique Fuchsia), #997266 (Dark Chestnut) and #669972 (Oxley). 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 (668D99, 8C6699, 997266 and 749966)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #668D99 contains #8C6699 (French Lilac), #997266 (Dark Chestnut) and #749966 (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 #668D99 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #668D99 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.

#668D99 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 668D99

    Desaturated Cyan 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.