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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.

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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.

ValueCSS
Hex

00ffff

#00ffff

RGB Decimal

0, 255, 255

rgb(0, 255, 255)

RGB Percentage

0, 100, 100

rgb(0%, 100%, 100%)

CMYK

100, 0, 0, 0

HSL

180°, 100, 50

hsl(180°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

180°, 100, 100

Web Safe

00ffff

#00ffff

CIE-LAB

91.113, -48.088, -14.131

XYZ

53.801, 78.733, 106.95

xyY

0.225, 0.329, 78.733

CIE-LCH

91.113, 50.121, 196.376

CIE-LUV

91.113, -70.477, -15.204

Hunter-Lab

88.731, -42.982, -14.726

Binary

00000000, 11111111, 11111111

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