Viking Color


Viking is pale, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #9b3324
Complementary Color #db7263
Color Shade: mid cyan (187.56° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 62.55% (better contrasting with white)
Viking Color Sample
Viking Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #64ccdb

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Viking Color. The Flyway color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Shimmering Brook (#64b3d3) for more calm effect. Try Epimetheus as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#db7263 is the best complementary color to Viking. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #64ccdb complementary color is Japonica, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Viking are #63dbae and #6390db. Thus found on the left and right of #64ccdb on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bermuda and Havelock Blue colors as they work well with Viking.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Viking palette consists of #dbae63 and #db6390 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#db7263). Try Di Serria and Deep Blush colors in combination with #64ccdb, 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 #64ccdb offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Viking. Thus Tacha and Orchid giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Viking contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Japonica, Medium Purple, and Pastel Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #64ccdb square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow green 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. Viking tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#db7263) and two others. The Orchid is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Pastel Green – 120° from the complementary Japonica. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #db63cc and #63db72.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #64ccdb is made of 19% red, 39% green and 42% blue. In a HSL mode Viking has a hue angle of 187.56°, a saturation of 62.3% and a lightness of 62.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #64ccdb is made of 46.66% cyan, 5.88% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.12% black ink.

HEX #64ccdb
RGB Decimal rgb(100,204,219)
RGB Percentage 19%, 39%, 42%
CMYK 46.66, 5.88, 0, 14.12
HSL hsl(187.56,62.3%,62.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(187.56,54.34%,85.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(76.6848,-25.9535,-16.6513)
XYZ xyz(39.6346,51.0095,74.7747)