#00ffff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #00ffff (also known as Cyan, Aqua, Electric cyan, Waterspout) is composed of 0% red, 100% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 180 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. #00ffff color hex could be obtained by blending #00ffff with #00ffff. #00ffff (or #0ff) is a websafe color.

    • R 0
    • G 100
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 0
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#00ffff color description : Pure (or mostly pure) cyan.

#00ffff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #00ffff has RGB values of R:0, G:255, B:255 and CMYK values of C:1, M:0, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 65535.

Hex triplet 00ffff #00ffff
RGB Decimal 0, 255, 255 rgb(0,255,255)
RGB Percent 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 91.114, -48.083, -14.139
XYZ 53.804, 78.734, 106.964
xyY 0.225, 0.329, 78.734
CIE-LCH 91.114, 50.119, 196.386
CIE-LUV 91.114, -70.476, -15.217
Hunter-Lab 88.732, -47.045, -9.359
Binary 00000000, 11111111, 11111111

Color Schemes with #00ffff

Complementary Color
Analogous Color
Split Complementary Color
Triadic Color
Tetradic Color
Monochromatic Color

Alternatives to #00ffff

Below, you can see some colors close to #00ffff. Having a set of related colors can be useful if you need an inspirational alternative to your original color choice.

Similar Colors

#00ffff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #00ffff

This text has a font color of #00ffff.

<span style="color:#00ffff;">Text here</span>
#00ffff background color

This paragraph has a background color of #00ffff.

<p style="background-color:#00ffff;">Content here</p>
#00ffff border color

This element has a border color of #00ffff.

<div style="border:1px solid #00ffff;">Content here</div>
CSS codes
.text {color:#00ffff;}
.background {background-color:#00ffff;}
.border {border:1px solid #00ffff;}

Shades and Tints of #00ffff

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #001414 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

Shade Color Variation
Tint Color Variation

Tones of #00ffff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #768989 is the less saturated color, while #00ffff is the most saturated one.

Tone Color Variation

Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #00ffff is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #b3b3b3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8fc2c2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #e7e5f0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e9e3ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #a4f3ff Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #93eef5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #94edff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #68f7ff Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population