Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color

HEX #1B8B8C / RGB (27, 139, 140)

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What is Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color?

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Turquoise Blue (RAL) color hex code is #1B8B8C and RGB (27, 139, 140). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 181°, saturation of 81% and a brightness of 55%. The CMYK values of Turquoise Blue (RAL) are C:81 M:1 Y:0 K:45.

Turquoise Blue is from the RAL Classic list where it is numbered 5018. RAL colors are used extensively in European countries like Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy amongst others. To apply the color on web pages with HTML and/or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#1B8B8C
RGB Values(27, 139, 140)
CMYK Values(81%, 1%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(181°, 81%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#E47473 [Candy Pink]
Closest Pantone®7473 C
Complementary Color#8C1C1B [Falu Red]
Turquoise Blue (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1B8B8C. Complementary color is 8C1C1B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Turquoise Blue (RAL) is Falu Red with the hex code #8C1C1B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1B8B8C color is offered by #8C1C1B. 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.

1B8B8C 8C1C1B
Analogous color palette with (1B8B8C, 1B538C and 1B8C55)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Turquoise Blue (RAL) (#1B8B8C) are Yale Blue (#1B538C) and Sea Green (#1B8C55). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Turquoise Blue (RAL) 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.

1B8B8C 1B538C 1B8C55
Split Complementary color palette with (1B8B8C, 8C1B53 and 8C551B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Turquoise Blue (RAL) (#1B8B8C) are #8C1B53 (Dark Raspberry) and #8C551B (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.

1B8B8C 8C1B53 8C551B
Triadic color palette with (1B8B8C, 8C1B8B and 8B8C1B)

Triadic Palette

Turquoise Blue (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C1B8B (Dark Magenta) and #8B8C1B (Dark Yellow) along with #1B8B8C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

1B8B8C 8C1B8B 8B8C1B
Tetradic color palette with (1B8B8C, 8C1B8B, 8C1C1B and 1B8C1C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Turquoise Blue (RAL) has four colors - #8C1B8B (Dark Magenta), #8C1C1B (Falu Red) and #1B8C1C (Forest Green (Web)) in addition to the base color (#1B8B8C). 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.

1B8B8C 8C1B8B 8C1C1B 1B8C1C
Square color palette with (1B8B8C, 551B8C, 8C1C1B and 538C1B)

Square Palette

Turquoise Blue (RAL) square color palette has #551B8C (American Violet), #8C1C1B (Falu Red) and #538C1B (Sap 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.

1B8B8C 551B8C 8C1C1B 538C1B
Rainbow color

Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Turquoise Blue (RAL) 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.

1B8A8C 1B298C 6E1B8C 8C1B4A 8C4D1B 6A8C1B 1B8C2D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color


  • Transparent 49A2A349A2A3
  • Transparent 5FAEAF5FAEAF
  • Transparent 76B9BA76B9BA
  • Transparent 8DC5C68DC5C6
  • Transparent A4D1D1A4D1D1
  • Transparent BBDCDDBBDCDD
  • Transparent D1E8E8D1E8E8
  • Transparent E8F3F4E8F3F4


  • Transparent 2F898A2F898A
  • Transparent 398888398888
  • Transparent 438787438787
  • Transparent 4E86864E8686
  • Transparent 588485588485
  • Transparent 628384628384
  • Transparent 6C82826C8282
  • Transparent 768181768181


  • Transparent 166F70166F70
  • Transparent 136162136162
  • Transparent 105354105354
  • Transparent 0E46460E4646
  • Transparent 0B38380B3838
  • Transparent 082A2A082A2A
  • Transparent 051C1C051C1C
  • Transparent 030E0E030E0E

Turquoise Blue (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Trellis Pattern

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    Turquoise Blue (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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