HEX #0E8385 / RGB (14, 131, 133)

What is Teal CMYK Color?

Teal CMYK (Hex code: 0E8385) Thumbnail

In the CMYK color model, teal has the values (80, 20, 40, 20). This means there is 80 of cyan, 40 of yellow, 20 of magenta and 20 of black. This translates to an approximate hex code #0E8385 and RGB values of (14, 131, 133). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

Please understand that the hex code of the teal CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

Teal CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#0E8385
RGB Values(14, 131, 133)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 89%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#009999
Inverse Color#F17C7A [Light Coral]
Closest Pantone®2237 C
Closest RAL5018 [Turquoise blue]
Complementary Color#85100E [UP Maroon]
Teal CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#606060
Weighted Average (Luma)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Teal CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0E8385. Complementary color is 85100E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Teal CMYK is UP Maroon with the hex code #85100E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0E8385 color is offered by #85100E. 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 (0E8385, 0E4885 and 0E854C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Teal CMYK (#0E8385) are Dark Cerulean (#0E4885) and Salem (#0E854C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Teal CMYK 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 (0E8385, 850E47 and 854C0E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Teal CMYK (#0E8385) are #850E47 (Violet-Red) and #854C0E (Saddle Brown). 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 (0E8385, 850E83 and 83850E)

Triadic Palette

Teal CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #850E83 (Mardi Gras) and #83850E (Olive) along with #0E8385 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 (0E8385, 850E83, 85100E and 0E8510)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Teal CMYK has four colors - #850E83 (Mardi Gras), #85100E (UP Maroon) and #0E8510 (India Green) in addition to the base color (#0E8385). 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 (0E8385, 4C0E85, 85100E and 48850E)

Square Palette

Teal CMYK square color palette has #4C0E85 (Blue-Violet (Color Wheel)), #85100E (UP Maroon) and #48850E (Avocado). 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

Teal CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Teal CMYK 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 Teal CMYK Color


  • Transparent 3E9C9D#3E9C9D
  • Transparent 56A8AA#56A8AA
  • Transparent 6EB5B6#6EB5B6
  • Transparent 87C1C2#87C1C2
  • Transparent 9FCDCE#9FCDCE
  • Transparent B7DADA#B7DADA
  • Transparent CFE6E7#CFE6E7
  • Transparent E7F3F3#E7F3F3


  • Transparent 258284#258284
  • Transparent 308284#308284
  • Transparent 3C8283#3C8283
  • Transparent 478283#478283
  • Transparent 528182#528182
  • Transparent 5E8182#5E8182
  • Transparent 698181#698181
  • Transparent 758081#758081


  • Transparent 0B696A#0B696A
  • Transparent 0A5C5D#0A5C5D
  • Transparent 084F50#084F50
  • Transparent 074243#074243
  • Transparent 063435#063435
  • Transparent 042728#042728
  • Transparent 031A1B#031A1B
  • Transparent 010D0D#010D0D

Teal CMYK Color Patterns

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    Teal CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Teal CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Teal CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Teal CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Teal CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Teal CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Teal CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Teal CMYK Plaid Pattern