Puerto Rico Color


Puerto Rico is calm, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #c03e55
Complementary Color #c13f56
Color Shade: warm cyan (169.38° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50.2% (better contrasting with white)
Puerto Rico Color Sample
Puerto Rico Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #3fc1aa

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Puerto Rico Color. The Gumdrop Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Bahaman Bliss (#3fa49b) for more calm effect. Try Stamp Pad Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#c13f56 is the best complementary color to Puerto Rico. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #3fc1aa complementary color is Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Puerto Rico are #3fc168 and #3f97c1. Thus found on the left and right of #3fc1aa on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Emerald and Boston Blue colors as they work well with Puerto Rico.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Puerto Rico palette consists of #c1683f and #c13f96 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c13f56). Try Crail and Mulberry colors in combination with #3fc1aa, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #3fc1aa offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Puerto Rico. Thus Roti and Amethyst giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Puerto Rico contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown, Fuchsia Blue, and Sushi split by 90° on the color wheel. #3fc1aa square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Puerto Rico tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#c13f56) and two others. The Amethyst is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Apple – 120° from the complementary Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a93fc1 and #56c13f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #3fc1aa is made of 15% red, 45% green and 40% blue. In a HSL mode Puerto Rico has a hue angle of 169.38°, a saturation of 51.18% and a lightness of 50.2%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #3fc1aa is made of 50.98% cyan, 0% magenta, 9.02% yellow and 24.31% black ink.

HEX #3fc1aa
RGB Decimal rgb(63,193,170)
RGB Percentage 15%, 45%, 40%
CMYK 50.98, 0, 9.02, 24.31
HSL hsl(169.38,51.18%,50.2%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(169.38,67.36%,75.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(70.9391,-40.564,1.2953)
XYZ xyz(28.3756,42.099,44.6606)