Soft Teal

HEX #44A9AA / RGB (68, 169, 170)

What is Soft Teal Color?

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Soft Teal has the hex code #44A9AA. The equivalent RGB values are (68, 169, 170), which means it is composed of 17% red, 42% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:60 M:1 Y:0 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Soft Teal has a hue of 181°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Soft Teal color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, soft teal 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.

Soft Teal Color Codes

Hex Code#44A9AA
RGB Values(68, 169, 170)
CMYK Values(60%, 1%, 0%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 60%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#BB5655 [Bittersweet Shimmer]
Closest Pantone®2234 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#AA4544 [English Red]
Soft Teal Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#949494
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Soft Teal Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 44A9AA. Complementary color is AA4544

Complementary Palette

The complement of Soft Teal is English Red with the hex code #AA4544. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #44A9AA color is offered by #AA4544. 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 (44A9AA, 4476AA and 44AA78)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Soft Teal (#44A9AA) are Blue Yonder (#4476AA) and Medium Sea Green (#44AA78). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Soft Teal 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 (44A9AA, AA4476 and AA7844)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Soft Teal (#44A9AA) are #AA4476 (Mystic Maroon) and #AA7844 (Metallic Bronze). 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 (44A9AA, AA44A9 and A9AA44)

Triadic Palette

Soft Teal triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AA44A9 (Purpureus) and #A9AA44 (Brass) along with #44A9AA 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 (44A9AA, AA44A9, AA4544 and 44AA45)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Soft Teal has four colors - #AA44A9 (Purpureus), #AA4544 (English Red) and #44AA45 (American Green) in addition to the base color (#44A9AA). 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 (44A9AA, 7844AA, AA4544 and 76AA44)

Square Palette

Soft Teal square color palette has #7844AA (Royal Purple), #AA4544 (English Red) and #76AA44 (Palm Leaf). 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

Soft Teal Color Rainbow Palette

Our Soft Teal 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 Soft Teal Color


  • Transparent 69BABB#69BABB
  • Transparent 7CC3C4#7CC3C4
  • Transparent 8FCBCC#8FCBCC
  • Transparent A2D4D5#A2D4D5
  • Transparent B4DDDD#B4DDDD
  • Transparent C7E5E6#C7E5E6
  • Transparent DAEEEE#DAEEEE
  • Transparent ECF6F7#ECF6F7


  • Transparent 50A1A2#50A1A2
  • Transparent 569D9D#569D9D
  • Transparent 5C9999#5C9999
  • Transparent 629595#629595
  • Transparent 689091#689091
  • Transparent 6E8C8D#6E8C8D
  • Transparent 748888#748888
  • Transparent 7A8484#7A8484


  • Transparent 368788#368788
  • Transparent 307677#307677
  • Transparent 296566#296566
  • Transparent 225555#225555
  • Transparent 1B4444#1B4444
  • Transparent 143333#143333
  • Transparent 0E2222#0E2222
  • Transparent 071111#071111

Soft Teal Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Teal Plaid Pattern