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Turquoise Color

HEX #40E0D0 / RGB (64, 224, 208)

Turquoise stone from Turkey

What is Turquoise Color?

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Turquoise has the hex code #40E0D0. The equivalent RGB values are (64, 224, 208), which means it is composed of 13% red, 45% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:71 M:0 Y:7 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, Turquoise has a hue of 174°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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.

The name of the color comes from the name of the gem stone which was originally imported from Mediterranean country, Turkey. It is included in the web colors list and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name, "turquoise", in addition of the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

The color is blue-green lying almost halfway between these two primary colors in the RGB color wheel.

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Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#40E0D0
RGB Values(64, 224, 208)
CMYK Values(71%, 0%, 7%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(174°, 71%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#33CCCC
Inverse Color#BF1F2F [Cardinal]
Closest Pantone®333 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#E04050 [Desire]
Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 40E0D0. Complementary color is E04050

Complementary Palette

The complement of Turquoise is Desire with the hex code #E04050. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #40E0D0 color is offered by #E04050. 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.

40E0D0 E04050
Analogous color palette with (40E0D0, 40A0E0 and 40E080)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Turquoise (#40E0D0) are Tufts Blue (#40A0E0) and UFO Green (#40E080). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Turquoise 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.

40E0D0 40A0E0 40E080
Split Complementary color palette with (40E0D0, E040A0 and E08040)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Turquoise (#40E0D0) are #E040A0 (Frostbite) and #E08040 (Tiger's Eye). 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.

40E0D0 E040A0 E08040
Triadic color palette with (40E0D0, D040E0 and E0D040)

Triadic Palette

Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D040E0 (Steel Pink) and #E0D040 (Sandstorm) along with #40E0D0 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

40E0D0 D040E0 E0D040
Tetradic color palette with (40E0D0, D040E0, E04050 and 50E040)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Turquoise has four colors - #D040E0 (Steel Pink), #E04050 (Desire) and #50E040 (Lime Green) in addition to the base color (#40E0D0). 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.

40E0D0 D040E0 E04050 50E040
Square color palette with (40E0D0, 8040E0, E04050 and A0E040)

Square Palette

Turquoise square color palette has #8040E0 (Blue-Violet), #E04050 (Desire) and #A0E040 (Kiwi). 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.

40E0D0 8040E0 E04050 A0E040
Rainbow color

Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Turquoise 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.

40E0D0 4067E0 A240E0 E04095 E07540 C2E040 40E047

Tints, Tones & Shades of Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 66E6D966E6D9
  • Transparent 79E9DE79E9DE
  • Transparent 8CECE38CECE3
  • Transparent A0F0E8A0F0E8
  • Transparent B3F3ECB3F3EC
  • Transparent C6F6F1C6F6F1
  • Transparent D9F9F6D9F9F6
  • Transparent ECFCFAECFCFA


  • Transparent 4DCDC04DCDC0
  • Transparent 53C3B853C3B8
  • Transparent 5ABAB05ABAB0
  • Transparent 60B0A860B0A8
  • Transparent 66A6A066A6A0
  • Transparent 6D9D986D9D98
  • Transparent 739390739390
  • Transparent 7A8A887A8A88


  • Transparent 33B3A633B3A6
  • Transparent 2D9D922D9D92
  • Transparent 26867D26867D
  • Transparent 207068207068
  • Transparent 1A5A531A5A53
  • Transparent 13433E13433E
  • Transparent 0D2D2A0D2D2A
  • Transparent 061615061615

Turquoise Color Patterns

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    Turquoise Gingham Checks

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    Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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