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Best Gray Color

HEX #969892 / RGB (150, 152, 146)

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What is Best Gray Color?

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Best Gray has the hex code #969892. The equivalent RGB values are (150, 152, 146), which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:4 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Best Gray has a hue of 80°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

Best Gray, also spelt as Best Grey, is a neutral mid-gray color which goes well with any color. It is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, best gray 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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Best Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#969892
RGB Values(150, 152, 146)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 4%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(80°, 4%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#69676D [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®7538 C
Closest RAL7036 [Platinum grey]
Complementary Color#949298 [Spanish Gray]
Best Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Best Gray Color Palettes

Best Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 969892. Complementary color is 949298

Complementary Palette

The complement of Best Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #949298. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #969892 color is offered by #949298. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (969892, 939892 and 989792)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Best Gray (#969892) are Spanish Gray (#939892) and Spanish Gray (#989792). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Best 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (969892, 929398 and 979298)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Best Gray (#969892) are #929398 (Spanish Gray) and #979298 (Spanish Gray). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (969892, 929698 and 989296)

Triadic Palette

Best Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #929698 (Spanish Gray) and #989296 (Spanish Gray) along with #969892 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (969892, 929698, 949298 and 989492)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Best Gray has four colors - #929698 (Spanish Gray), #949298 (Spanish Gray) and #989492 (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#969892). 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.

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Square color palette with (969892, 929897, 949298 and 989293)

Square Palette

Best Gray square color palette has #929897 (Spanish Gray), #949298 (Spanish Gray) and #989293 (Spanish Gray). 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.

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Best Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Best 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Best Gray Color


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  • Transparent B6B7B3B6B7B3
  • Transparent C0C1BEC0C1BE
  • Transparent CBCCC9CBCCC9
  • Transparent D5D6D3D5D6D3
  • Transparent E0E0DEE0E0DE
  • Transparent EAEAE9EAEAE9
  • Transparent F5F5F4F5F5F4


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  • Transparent 8B8C898B8C89
  • Transparent 898A87898A87
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  • Transparent 848584848584
  • Transparent 828282828282


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  • Transparent 696A66696A66
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  • Transparent 4B4C494B4C49
  • Transparent 3C3D3A3C3D3A
  • Transparent 2D2E2C2D2E2C
  • Transparent 1E1E1D1E1E1D
  • Transparent 0F0F0F0F0F0F

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