Black Grey

HEX #303234 / RGB (48, 50, 52)

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What is Black Grey Color?

Black Grey (Hex code: 303234) Thumbnail

Black Grey color hex code is #303234 and RGB (48, 50, 52). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 210°, saturation of 8% and a brightness of 20%. The CMYK values of Black Grey are C:8 M:4 Y:0 K:80.

Black grey is from the RAL Classic color list where it is numbered 7021. It cannot be used by name on web pages. It can, however, be applied through HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSB, CMYK or hex code.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Black Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#303234
RGB Values(48, 50, 52)
CMYK Values(8%, 4%, 0%, 80%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 8%, 20%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#CFCDCB [Chinese Silver]
Closest Pantone®447 C
Complementary Color#343230 [Dark Charcoal]
Black Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#323232
Weighted Average (Most Common)#323232
Weighted Average (Luma)#323232
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#767676

Black Grey Color Palettes

Black Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 303234. Complementary color is 343230

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Grey is Dark Charcoal with the hex code #343230. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #303234 color is offered by #343230. 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 (303234, 303034 and 303434)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Grey (#303234) are Dark Charcoal (#303034) and Dark Charcoal (#303434). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Grey 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (303234, 343030 and 343430)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Grey (#303234) are #343030 (Dark Charcoal) and #343430 (Dark Charcoal). 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.

Triadic color palette with (303234, 343032 and 323430)

Triadic Palette

Black Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #343032 (Dark Charcoal) and #323430 (Dark Charcoal) along with #303234 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 (303234, 343032, 343230 and 303432)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Grey has four colors - #343032 (Dark Charcoal), #343230 (Dark Charcoal) and #303432 (Dark Charcoal) in addition to the base color (#303234). 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 (303234, 343034, 343230 and 303430)

Square Palette

Black Grey square color palette has #343034 (Dark Charcoal), #343230 (Dark Charcoal) and #303430 (Dark Charcoal). 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

Black Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Grey 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 Black Grey Color


  • Transparent 595B5D#595B5D
  • Transparent 6E7071#6E7071
  • Transparent 838485#838485
  • Transparent 98999A#98999A
  • Transparent ACADAE#ACADAE
  • Transparent C1C2C2#C1C2C2
  • Transparent D6D6D6#D6D6D6
  • Transparent EAEBEB#EAEBEB


  • Transparent 404243#404243
  • Transparent 48494B#48494B
  • Transparent 505152#505152
  • Transparent 58595A#58595A
  • Transparent 606162#606162
  • Transparent 686969#686969
  • Transparent 707071#707071
  • Transparent 787878#787878


  • Transparent 26282A#26282A
  • Transparent 222324#222324
  • Transparent 1D1E1F#1D1E1F
  • Transparent 18191A#18191A
  • Transparent 131415#131415
  • Transparent 0E0F10#0E0F10
  • Transparent 0A0A0A#0A0A0A
  • Transparent 050505#050505

Black Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Grey Plaid Pattern

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