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Aqua Gray Color

HEX #A5B2AA / RGB (165, 178, 170)

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What is Aqua Gray Color?

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Aqua Gray is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 15-5205 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Aqua Gray color hex code is #A5B2AA with RGB (165, 178, 170). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Aqua Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A5B2AA
RGB Values(165, 178, 170)
CMYK Values(7%, 0%, 5%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(143°, 7%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5A4D55 [Dark Liver]
Pantone®15-5205 TCX
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#B2A5AD [Silver (Metallic)]
Aqua Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Aqua Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A5B2AA. Complementary color is B2A5AD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aqua Gray is Silver (Metallic) with the hex code #B2A5AD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A5B2AA color is offered by #B2A5AD. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (A5B2AA, A5B2B1 and A7B2A5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aqua Gray (#A5B2AA) are Metallic Silver (#A5B2B1) and Dark Gray (X11) (#A7B2A5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aqua Gray with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

A5B2AA A5B2B1 A7B2A5
Split Complementary color palette with (A5B2AA, B1A5B2 and B2A5A7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aqua Gray (#A5B2AA) are #B1A5B2 (Pastel Purple) and #B2A5A7 (Dark Gray (X11)). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

A5B2AA B1A5B2 B2A5A7
Triadic color palette with (A5B2AA, AAA5B2 and B2AAA5)

Triadic Palette

Aqua Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AAA5B2 (Silver (Metallic)) and #B2AAA5 (Silver Chalice) along with #A5B2AA create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (A5B2AA, AAA5B2, B2A5AD and ADB2A5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aqua Gray has four colors - #AAA5B2 (Silver (Metallic)), #B2A5AD (Silver (Metallic)) and #ADB2A5 (Silver Chalice) in addition to the base color (#A5B2AA). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (A5B2AA, A5A7B2, B2A5AD and B2B1A5)

Square Palette

Aqua Gray square color palette has #A5A7B2 (Metallic Silver), #B2A5AD (Silver (Metallic)) and #B2B1A5 (Silver Foil). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Aqua Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aqua Gray rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Aqua Gray Color


  • Transparent B7C1BBB7C1BB
  • Transparent C0C9C4C0C9C4
  • Transparent C9D1CCC9D1CC
  • Transparent D2D9D5D2D9D5
  • Transparent DBE0DDDBE0DD
  • Transparent E4E8E6E4E8E6
  • Transparent EDF0EEEDF0EE
  • Transparent F6F7F7F6F7F7


  • Transparent 9EA8A29EA8A2
  • Transparent 9AA39D9AA39D
  • Transparent 969E99969E99
  • Transparent 939995939995
  • Transparent 8F94918F9491
  • Transparent 8B8F8D8B8F8D
  • Transparent 878A88878A88
  • Transparent 848584848584


  • Transparent 848E88848E88
  • Transparent 747D77747D77
  • Transparent 636B66636B66
  • Transparent 535955535955
  • Transparent 424744424744
  • Transparent 323533323533
  • Transparent 212422212422
  • Transparent 111211111211

Aqua Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Gray Plaid Pattern

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