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Background White Color

HEX #F9F4F2 / RGB (249, 244, 242)

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What is Background White Color?

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Background White has the hex code #F9F4F2. The equivalent RGB values are (249, 244, 242), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:3 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Background White has a hue of 17°, 3% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Background White color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Background White can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Background White Color Codes

Hex Code#F9F4F2
RGB Values(249, 244, 242)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 3%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 3%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#060B0D [Vampire Black]
Closest Pantone®7436 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#F2F7F9 [Cultured]
Background White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F5F5F5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F5F5F5
Weighted Average (Luma)#F5F5F5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F2F2F2

Background White Color Palettes

Background White is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of F9F4F2. Complementary color is F2F7F9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Background White is Cultured with the hex code #F2F7F9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F9F4F2 color is offered by #F2F7F9. 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.

F9F4F2 F2F7F9
Analogous color palette with (F9F4F2, F9F8F2 and F9F2F4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Background White (#F9F4F2) are Cultured (#F9F8F2) and Cultured (#F9F2F4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Background White 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.

F9F4F2 F9F8F2 F9F2F4
Split Complementary color palette with (F9F4F2, F2F9F8 and F2F4F9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Background White (#F9F4F2) are #F2F9F8 (Cultured) and #F2F4F9 (Anti-Flash White). 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.

F9F4F2 F2F9F8 F2F4F9
Triadic color palette with (F9F4F2, F2F9F4 and F4F2F9)

Triadic Palette

Background White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F2F9F4 (Cultured) and #F4F2F9 (Cultured) along with #F9F4F2 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F9F4F2 F2F9F4 F4F2F9
Tetradic color palette with (F9F4F2, F2F9F4, F2F7F9 and F9F2F7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Background White has four colors - #F2F9F4 (Cultured), #F2F7F9 (Cultured) and #F9F2F7 (Cultured) in addition to the base color (#F9F4F2). 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.

F9F4F2 F2F9F4 F2F7F9 F9F2F7
Square color palette with (F9F4F2, F4F9F2, F2F7F9 and F8F2F9)

Square Palette

Background White square color palette has #F4F9F2 (Cultured), #F2F7F9 (Cultured) and #F8F2F9 (Cultured). 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.

F9F4F2 F4F9F2 F2F7F9 F8F2F9
Rainbow color

Background White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Background White 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.

F9F4F2 F8F9F2 F2F9F2 F2F9F8 F2F4F9 F6F2F9 F9F2F6

Tints, Tones & Shades of Background White Color


  • Transparent FAF6F5FAF6F5
  • Transparent FBF7F6FBF7F6
  • Transparent FBF8F7FBF8F7
  • Transparent FCFAF9FCFAF9
  • Transparent FDFBFAFDFBFA
  • Transparent FDFCFBFDFCFB
  • Transparent FEFDFCFEFDFC
  • Transparent FEFEFEFEFEFE


  • Transparent E1DDDBE1DDDB
  • Transparent D5D1D0D5D1D0
  • Transparent C9C6C4C9C6C4
  • Transparent BDBAB9BDBAB9
  • Transparent B0AEAEB0AEAE
  • Transparent A4A3A2A4A3A2
  • Transparent 989797989797
  • Transparent 8C8C8B8C8C8B


  • Transparent C7C3C2C7C3C2
  • Transparent AEABA9AEABA9
  • Transparent 959291959291
  • Transparent 7D7A797D7A79
  • Transparent 646261646261
  • Transparent 4B49494B4949
  • Transparent 323130323130
  • Transparent 191818191818

Background White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Background White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Background White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Background White Plaid Pattern

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