Everything about the color Aqua

The meaning of the color Aqua and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Aqua,water in Latin, is a variation of cyan that sits between green and blue in the color wheel. Because the colors are regarded so closely, cyan and aqua are used interchangeably in web design. The hex code for aqua is #00FFFF.


Aqua has a vibrant, striking tone, making it a wonderful accent in designs. You can combine it with other cool colors like dark grays or black, or you can pair it with warm colors like yellows or bright oranges for something that pops.

Aqua evokes feelings of reinvigoration, youth, and dreaminess.

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Information about Aqua / #00FFFF

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #00FFFF is made of 0% red, 100% green and 100% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #00FFFF is made of 100% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. Aqua has a hue angle of 180 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #00FFFF has RGB values of R: 0, G: 100, B: 100 and CMYK values of C: 1, M: 0, Y: 0, K:0.




RGB Decimal

0, 255, 255


RGB Percentage

0, 100, 100

rgb(0%, 100%, 100%)


100, 0, 0, 0


180°, 100, 50

hsl(180°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

180°, 100, 100

Web Safe




91.113, -48.088, -14.131


53.801, 78.733, 106.95


0.225, 0.329, 78.733


91.113, 50.121, 196.376


91.113, -70.477, -15.204


88.731, -42.982, -14.726


00000000, 11111111, 11111111

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