Ice Blue

HEX #99FFFF / RGB (153, 255, 255)

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What is Ice Blue Color?

Ice Blue (Hex code: 99FFFF) Thumbnail

Ice Blue has the hex code #99FFFF. The equivalent RGB values are (153, 255, 255), which means it is composed of 23% red, 38% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:40 M:0 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Ice Blue has a hue of 180°, 40% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Ice Blue is a pale tint of Cyan in the RGB wheel. The color, thus, can be considered greenish-blue just like ice in glaciers. Though the hex code corresponds to a web safe color, Ice Blue is not included in the web colors list and can only be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Ice Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#99FFFF
RGB Values(153, 255, 255)
CMYK Values(40%, 0%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 40%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#99FFFF
Inverse Color#660000 [Blood Red]
Closest Pantone®304 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#FF9999 [Light Salmon Pink]
Ice Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DDDDDD
Desaturated#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E0E0E0
Weighted Average (Luma)#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Ice Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 99FFFF. Complementary color is FF9999

Complementary Palette

The complement of Ice Blue is Light Salmon Pink with the hex code #FF9999. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #99FFFF color is offered by #FF9999. 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 (99FFFF, 99CCFF and 99FFCC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Ice Blue (#99FFFF) are Baby Blue Eyes (#99CCFF) and Magic Mint (#99FFCC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Ice Blue with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (99FFFF, FF99CC and FFCC99)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Ice Blue (#99FFFF) are #FF99CC (Pale Magenta-Pink) and #FFCC99 (Peach-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 (99FFFF, FF99FF and FFFF99)

Triadic Palette

Ice Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF99FF (Rich Brilliant Lavender) and #FFFF99 (Canary) along with #99FFFF 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 (99FFFF, FF99FF, FF9999 and 99FF99)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Ice Blue has four colors - #FF99FF (Rich Brilliant Lavender), #FF9999 (Light Salmon Pink) and #99FF99 (Mint Green) in addition to the base color (#99FFFF). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (99FFFF, CC99FF, FF9999 and CCFF99)

Square Palette

Ice Blue square color palette has #CC99FF (Pale Violet), #FF9999 (Light Salmon Pink) and #CCFF99 (Menthol). 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

Ice Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Ice Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Ice Blue Color

Tints

  • Transparent ADFFFF#ADFFFF
  • Transparent B8FFFF#B8FFFF
  • Transparent C2FFFF#C2FFFF
  • Transparent CCFFFF#CCFFFF
  • Transparent D6FFFF#D6FFFF
  • Transparent E0FFFF#E0FFFF
  • Transparent EBFFFF#EBFFFF
  • Transparent F5FFFF#F5FFFF

Tones

  • Transparent 94E6E6#94E6E6
  • Transparent 92D9D9#92D9D9
  • Transparent 8FCCCC#8FCCCC
  • Transparent 8DC0C0#8DC0C0
  • Transparent 8AB3B3#8AB3B3
  • Transparent 88A6A6#88A6A6
  • Transparent 859999#859999
  • Transparent 838D8D#838D8D

Shades

  • Transparent 7ACCCC#7ACCCC
  • Transparent 6BB3B3#6BB3B3
  • Transparent 5C9999#5C9999
  • Transparent 4D8080#4D8080
  • Transparent 3D6666#3D6666
  • Transparent 2E4D4D#2E4D4D
  • Transparent 1F3333#1F3333
  • Transparent 0F1A1A#0F1A1A

Ice Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ice Blue Plaid Pattern

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