Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff) color information

#66ffff is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Electric blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Electric blue (#66ffff), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#66ffff Breakdown

#66ffff is made up of (102, 255, 255) in RGB colorspace and (60.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6750207 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #66ffff. Black should be used ontop of #66ffff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #66ffff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #66ffff luma #209.00
Websafe hex #66ffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(102, 255, 255) Adobe RGB (163.00, 256.00, 255.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 100%, 100%) Closest named color Electric blue
rgba rgba(102.0, 255.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (90.55, -37.92, -12.05)
cmyk cmyk(60.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (92.57, -41.47, -11.64)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 70.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (92.57, 43.07, 195.68)
hsb hsb(180.02, 60.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (92.57, -61.69, -11.98)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #66ffff while the second is the "compliment" #ff6666.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #66ffff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ff6666.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #66ffff

Lighter shades of #66ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #66ffff

Darker shades of #66ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff)'s Tones

Tones of #66ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #66ffff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#66ffff → #ff6666
#66ffff → #93ffff
#66ffff → #000000
#66ffff → #66b2ff
#66ffff → #3d9999
#66ffff → #66ffb2

Faux-Electric blue (#66ffff) in different environments

Seeing #66ffff on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #66ffff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#66ffff popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#66ffffmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#66ffff popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#66ffff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#66ffff in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #66ffff
Java new Color(102, 255, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 255, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:255 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 255f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:255, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ffff66
Python Color('#66ffff')

Base Conversions of hex color #66ffff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #66ffff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6750207 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 255, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 11111111 11111111
Hex 66 ff ff
Octal 146 377 377
Decimal 102 255 255

Icons incorporating the color #66ffff

If you're considering using #66ffff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #66ffff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #66ffff colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #66ffff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #66ffff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #66ffff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #66ffff background.
This text is hex color #66ffff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #66ffff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #66ffff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #66ffff and white (#ffffff) background.