After the Rain Color


After the Rain 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 #743b2e
Complementary Color #d1978b
Color Shade: mid cyan (191.14° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 68.24% (better contrasting with white)
After the Rain Color Sample
After the Rain Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #8bc4d1

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to After the Rain Color. The Essex Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Milky Blue (#72a8ba) for more calm effect. Try Stencil Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#d1978b is the best complementary color to After the Rain. 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 #8bc4d1 complementary color is My Pink, 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 Half Baked are #8bd1bb and #8ba0d1. Thus found on the left and right of #8bc4d1 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Vista Blue and Polo Blue colors as they work well with After the Rain.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary After the Rain palette consists of #d1bb8b and #d18ba0 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#d1978b). Try Straw and Can Can colors in combination with #8bc4d1, 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 #8bc4d1 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 After the Rain. Thus Pine Glade and Viola giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of After the Rain contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary My Pink, East Side, and Feijoa split by 90° on the color wheel. #8bc4d1 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. After the Rain tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#d1978b) and two others. The Viola is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Vista Blue – 120° from the complementary My Pink. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d18bc4 and #8bd198.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #8bc4d1 is made of 26% red, 36% green and 38% blue. In a HSL mode After the Rain has a hue angle of 191.14°, a saturation of 43.21% and a lightness of 68.24%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #8bc4d1 is made of 27.45% cyan, 5.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 18.04% black ink.

HEX #8bc4d1
RGB Decimal rgb(139,196,209)
RGB Percentage 26%, 36%, 38%
CMYK 27.45, 5.1, 0, 18.04
HSL hsl(191.14,43.21%,68.24%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(191.14,33.49%,81.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(75.806,-15.1919,-12.4009)
XYZ xyz(41.896,49.5723,67.6819)