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Cadet Gray Color

HEX #91A3B0 / RGB (145, 163, 176)

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What is Cadet Gray Color?

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Cadet Gray has the hex code #91A3B0. The equivalent RGB values are (145, 163, 176), which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:7 Y:0 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cadet Gray has a hue of 205°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

The name comes from the color of uniforms worn by cadets which are bluish-gray. Some consider it faded indigo dye color. The color can be applied on web pages through HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color codes.

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Cadet Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#91A3B0
RGB Values(145, 163, 176)
CMYK Values(18%, 7%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 18%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6E5C4F [Boy Red]
Closest Pantone®7543 C
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#B09E91 [Grullo]
Cadet Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Cadet Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 91A3B0. Complementary color is B09E91

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cadet Gray is Grullo with the hex code #B09E91. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #91A3B0 color is offered by #B09E91. 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 (91A3B0, 9194B0 and 91B0AE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cadet Gray (#91A3B0) are Cool Grey (#9194B0) and Cadet Grey (#91B0AE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cadet 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 (91A3B0, B09194 and B0AE91)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cadet Gray (#91A3B0) are #B09194 (Rosy Brown) and #B0AE91 (Sage). 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 (91A3B0, B091A3 and A3B091)

Triadic Palette

Cadet Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B091A3 (Lilac Luster) and #A3B091 (Laurel Green) along with #91A3B0 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 (91A3B0, B091A3, B09E91 and 91B09E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cadet Gray has four colors - #B091A3 (Lilac Luster), #B09E91 (Grullo) and #91B09E (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#91A3B0). 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 (91A3B0, AE91B0, B09E91 and 94B091)

Square Palette

Cadet Gray square color palette has #AE91B0 (Glossy Grape), #B09E91 (Grullo) and #94B091 (Dark Sea Green). 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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Rainbow color

Cadet Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cadet 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 Cadet Gray Color


  • Transparent A7B5C0A7B5C0
  • Transparent B2BFC8B2BFC8
  • Transparent BDC8D0BDC8D0
  • Transparent C8D1D8C8D1D8
  • Transparent D3DADFD3DADF
  • Transparent DEE3E7DEE3E7
  • Transparent E9EDEFE9EDEF
  • Transparent F4F6F7F4F6F7


  • Transparent 8E9CA68E9CA6
  • Transparent 8C99A28C99A2
  • Transparent 8A959D8A959D
  • Transparent 899298899298
  • Transparent 878E93878E93
  • Transparent 858B8E858B8E
  • Transparent 83878A83878A
  • Transparent 828485828485


  • Transparent 74828D74828D
  • Transparent 66727B66727B
  • Transparent 57626A57626A
  • Transparent 495258495258
  • Transparent 3A41463A4146
  • Transparent 2C31352C3135
  • Transparent 1D21231D2123
  • Transparent 0F10120F1012

Cadet Gray Color Patterns

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    Cadet Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Gray Plaid Pattern

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