Light Turquoise

HEX #AFE4DE / RGB (175, 228, 222)

Light turquoise design

What is Light Turquoise Color?

Light Turquoise (Hex code: AFE4DE) Thumbnail

Light Turquoise has the hex code #AFE4DE. The equivalent RGB values are (175, 228, 222), which means it is composed of 28% red, 36% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:23 M:0 Y:3 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Turquoise has a hue of 173°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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.

Light turquoise is a color from the Printer Working Group (PWG) list. For HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB color values. The name of the color comes from the turquoise gem stone.

Light Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#AFE4DE
RGB Values(175, 228, 222)
CMYK Values(23%, 0%, 3%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(173°, 23%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#501B21 [Chocolate Cosmos]
Closest Pantone®317 C
Closest RAL9018 [Papyrus white]
Complementary Color#E4AFB5 [Pale Chestnut]
Light Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D0D0D0
Desaturated#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Luma)#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E5E5E5

Light Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AFE4DE. Complementary color is E4AFB5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Turquoise is Pale Chestnut with the hex code #E4AFB5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AFE4DE color is offered by #E4AFB5. 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 (AFE4DE, AFD0E4 and AFE4C4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Turquoise (#AFE4DE) are Light Blue (#AFD0E4) and Sea Foam Green (#AFE4C4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Turquoise 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 (AFE4DE, E4AFD0 and E4C4AF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Turquoise (#AFE4DE) are #E4AFD0 (Pink Pearl) and #E4C4AF (Desert Sand). 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 (AFE4DE, DEAFE4 and E4DEAF)

Triadic Palette

Light Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DEAFE4 (Medium Lavender Magenta) and #E4DEAF (Cookies And Cream) along with #AFE4DE 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 (AFE4DE, DEAFE4, E4AFB5 and B5E4AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Turquoise has four colors - #DEAFE4 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #E4AFB5 (Pale Chestnut) and #B5E4AF (Celadon) in addition to the base color (#AFE4DE). 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 (AFE4DE, C4AFE4, E4AFB5 and D0E4AF)

Square Palette

Light Turquoise square color palette has #C4AFE4 (Tropical Violet), #E4AFB5 (Pale Chestnut) and #D0E4AF (Tea 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

Light Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Turquoise 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 Light Turquoise Color

Tints

  • Transparent BFE9E5#BFE9E5
  • Transparent C7ECE8#C7ECE8
  • Transparent CFEFEB#CFEFEB
  • Transparent D7F2EF#D7F2EF
  • Transparent DFF4F2#DFF4F2
  • Transparent E7F7F5#E7F7F5
  • Transparent EFFAF8#EFFAF8
  • Transparent F7FCFC#F7FCFC

Tones

  • Transparent A6D0CB#A6D0CB
  • Transparent A1C6C2#A1C6C2
  • Transparent 9CBCB8#9CBCB8
  • Transparent 98B2AF#98B2AF
  • Transparent 93A8A6#93A8A6
  • Transparent 8E9E9C#8E9E9C
  • Transparent 899493#899493
  • Transparent 858A89#858A89

Shades

  • Transparent 8CB6B2#8CB6B2
  • Transparent 7BA09B#7BA09B
  • Transparent 698985#698985
  • Transparent 58726F#58726F
  • Transparent 465B59#465B59
  • Transparent 354443#354443
  • Transparent 232E2C#232E2C
  • Transparent 121716#121716

Light Turquoise Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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