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Pale Aqua Color

HEX #A9F6F6 / RGB (169, 246, 246)

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What is Pale Aqua Color?

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Pale Aqua has the hex code #A9F6F6. The equivalent RGB values are (169, 246, 246), which means it is composed of 26% red, 37% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:31 M:0 Y:0 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pale Aqua has a hue of 180°, 31% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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.

Pale Aqua color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, pale aqua can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Pale Aqua Color Codes

Hex Code#A9F6F6
RGB Values(169, 246, 246)
CMYK Values(31%, 0%, 0%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 31%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#99FFFF
Inverse Color#560909 [Bulgarian Rose]
Closest Pantone®317 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#F6A9A9 [Mauvelous]
Pale Aqua Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DFDFDF
Weighted Average (Luma)#E6E6E6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ECECEC

Pale Aqua Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A9F6F6. Complementary color is F6A9A9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Aqua is Mauvelous with the hex code #F6A9A9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A9F6F6 color is offered by #F6A9A9. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (A9F6F6, A9D0F6 and A9F6D0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Aqua (#A9F6F6) are Pale Cornflower Blue (#A9D0F6) and Magic Mint (#A9F6D0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Aqua 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.

A9F6F6 A9D0F6 A9F6D0
Split Complementary color palette with (A9F6F6, F6A9D0 and F6D0A9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Aqua (#A9F6F6) are #F6A9D0 (Lavender Pink) and #F6D0A9 (Deep Champagne). 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.

A9F6F6 F6A9D0 F6D0A9
Triadic color palette with (A9F6F6, F6A9F6 and F6F6A9)

Triadic Palette

Pale Aqua triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F6A9F6 (Rich Brilliant Lavender) and #F6F6A9 (Calamansi) along with #A9F6F6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

A9F6F6 F6A9F6 F6F6A9
Tetradic color palette with (A9F6F6, F6A9F6, F6A9A9 and A9F6A9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Aqua has four colors - #F6A9F6 (Rich Brilliant Lavender), #F6A9A9 (Mauvelous) and #A9F6A9 (Granny Smith Apple) in addition to the base color (#A9F6F6). 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.

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Square color palette with (A9F6F6, D0A9F6, F6A9A9 and D0F6A9)

Square Palette

Pale Aqua square color palette has #D0A9F6 (Bright Ube), #F6A9A9 (Mauvelous) and #D0F6A9 (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.

A9F6F6 D0A9F6 F6A9A9 D0F6A9
Rainbow color

Pale Aqua Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Aqua 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Pale Aqua Color


  • Transparent BAF8F8BAF8F8
  • Transparent C3F9F9C3F9F9
  • Transparent CBFAFACBFAFA
  • Transparent D4FBFBD4FBFB
  • Transparent DDFBFBDDFBFB
  • Transparent E5FCFCE5FCFC
  • Transparent EEFDFDEEFDFD
  • Transparent F6FEFEF6FEFE


  • Transparent A1DEDEA1DEDE
  • Transparent 9DD3D39DD3D3
  • Transparent 99C7C799C7C7
  • Transparent 95BBBB95BBBB
  • Transparent 90AFAF90AFAF
  • Transparent 8CA3A38CA3A3
  • Transparent 889898889898
  • Transparent 848C8C848C8C


  • Transparent 87C5C587C5C5
  • Transparent 76ACAC76ACAC
  • Transparent 659494659494
  • Transparent 557B7B557B7B
  • Transparent 446262446262
  • Transparent 334A4A334A4A
  • Transparent 223131223131
  • Transparent 111919111919

Pale Aqua Color Patterns

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    Pale Aqua Gingham Checks

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    Pale Aqua Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Aqua Plaid Pattern

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