Everything about the color Teal

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

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Teal is a deep blue-green color, named for the colored area around the eye of the common teal bird. Its hex code is #008080.


Teal combines the calming properties of blue with the renewal qualities of green. It is a revitalizing and rejuvenating color that also represents open communication and clarity of thought. For Tibetan monks, teal is symbolic of the infinity of the sea and sky, while it is the color of truth and faith for Egyptians.

Teal pops with bright white and coral, and works well with cream, navy, browns, and pinks. It also sets off metallic colors, such as silver and gold.

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Information about Teal / #008080

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #008080 is made of 0% red, 50.2% green and 50.2% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #008080 is made of 100% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 50% black. Teal has a hue angle of 180 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 25.1%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #008080 has RGB values of R: 0, G: 50.2, B: 50.2 and CMYK values of C: 1, M: 0, Y: 0, K:0.5.




RGB Decimal

0, 128, 128


RGB Percentage

0, 50.2, 50.2

rgb(0%, 50.2%, 50.2%)


100, 0, 0, 50


180°, 100, 25.1

hsl(180°, 100%, 25.1%)

HSV (or HSB)

180°, 100, 50.2

Web Safe




48.254, -28.846, -8.477


11.614, 16.995, 23.086


0.225, 0.329, 16.995


48.254, 30.066, 196.376


48.254, -37.325, -8.052


41.225, -19.97, -6.842


00000000, 10000000, 10000000

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