Pastel Cyan

HEX #A4D8D8 / RGB (164, 216, 216)

What is Pastel Cyan Color?

Pastel Cyan (Hex code: A4D8D8) Thumbnail

Pastel Cyan has the hex code #A4D8D8. The equivalent RGB values are (164, 216, 216), which means it is composed of 28% red, 36% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:24 M:0 Y:0 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Cyan has a hue of 180°, 24% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Pastel Cyan is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Pastel Cyan Color Codes

Hex Code#A4D8D8
RGB Values(164, 216, 216)
CMYK Values(24%, 0%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 24%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5B2727 [Caput Mortuum]
Closest Pantone®324 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#D8A4A4 [Pastel Pink]
Pastel Cyan Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C7C7C7
Desaturated#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Luma)#CDCDCD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Pastel Cyan Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A4D8D8. Complementary color is D8A4A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Cyan is Pastel Pink with the hex code #D8A4A4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A4D8D8 color is offered by #D8A4A4. 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 (A4D8D8, A4BED8 and A4D8BE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Cyan (#A4D8D8) are Light Steel Blue (#A4BED8) and Turquoise Green (#A4D8BE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Cyan 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 (A4D8D8, D8A4BE and D8BEA4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Cyan (#A4D8D8) are #D8A4BE (Light Medium Orchid) and #D8BEA4 (Dark Vanilla). 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 (A4D8D8, D8A4D8 and D8D8A4)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Cyan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D8A4D8 (Medium Lavender Magenta) and #D8D8A4 (Cookies And Cream) along with #A4D8D8 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 (A4D8D8, D8A4D8, D8A4A4 and A4D8A4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Cyan has four colors - #D8A4D8 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #D8A4A4 (Pastel Pink) and #A4D8A4 (Granny Smith Apple) in addition to the base color (#A4D8D8). 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 (A4D8D8, BEA4D8, D8A4A4 and BED8A4)

Square Palette

Pastel Cyan square color palette has #BEA4D8 (Wisteria), #D8A4A4 (Pastel Pink) and #BED8A4 (Light Moss 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

Pastel Cyan Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Cyan 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 Pastel Cyan Color

Tints

  • Transparent B6E0E0#B6E0E0
  • Transparent BFE4E4#BFE4E4
  • Transparent C8E8E8#C8E8E8
  • Transparent D2ECEC#D2ECEC
  • Transparent DBEFEF#DBEFEF
  • Transparent E4F3F3#E4F3F3
  • Transparent EDF7F7#EDF7F7
  • Transparent F6FBFB#F6FBFB

Tones

  • Transparent 9DC6C6#9DC6C6
  • Transparent 99BEBE#99BEBE
  • Transparent 96B5B5#96B5B5
  • Transparent 92ACAC#92ACAC
  • Transparent 8EA3A3#8EA3A3
  • Transparent 8B9A9A#8B9A9A
  • Transparent 879292#879292
  • Transparent 848989#848989

Shades

  • Transparent 83ADAD#83ADAD
  • Transparent 739797#739797
  • Transparent 628282#628282
  • Transparent 526C6C#526C6C
  • Transparent 425656#425656
  • Transparent 314141#314141
  • Transparent 212B2B#212B2B
  • Transparent 101616#101616

Pastel Cyan Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Cyan Plaid Pattern