Everything about the color Turquoise

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

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Turquoise takes its name from the gemstone, which comes from the French word for Turkish.

Positioned between blue and green in the color wheel, turquoise is a mixture of pale blue and green or blue with a small amount of yellow. Its hex code is #30D5C8.


It is a calm, friendly, and happy color, radiating the tranquility of blue, the growth of green, and the energy of yellow. Turquoise can help clear thinking.

It also represents water with

“The Turquoise” being slang for the waters of the Caribbean.

Turquoise has

both warming and cooling effects in design. It combines well with grays and neutrals and sets off yellows, pinks, and deep oranges.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to turquoise.

Information about Turquoise / #30D5C8

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #30D5C8 is made of 18.8% red, 83.5% green and 78.4% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #30D5C8 is made of 77% cyan, 0% magenta, 6% yellow and 16% black. Turquoise has a hue angle of 175.3 degrees, a saturation of 66.3% and a lightness of 51.2%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #30D5C8 has RGB values of R: 18.8, G: 83.5, B: 78.4 and CMYK values of C: 0.77, M: 0, Y: 0.06, K:0.16.




RGB Decimal

48, 213, 200


RGB Percentage

18.8, 83.5, 78.4

rgb(18.8%, 83.5%, 78.4%)


77, 0, 6, 16


175.3°, 66.3, 51.2

hsl(175.3°, 66.3%, 51.2%)

HSV (or HSB)

175.3°, 77.5, 83.5

Web Safe




77.509, -43.201, -5.325


35.433, 52.383, 62.876


0.235, 0.348, 52.383


77.509, 43.527, 187.027


77.509, -57.919, -1.479


72.376, -35.965, -4.968


00110000, 11010101, 11001000

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