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Charleston Gray Color

HEX #968983 / RGB (150, 137, 131)

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What is Charleston Gray Color?

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Charleston Gray has the hex code #968983. The equivalent RGB values are (150, 137, 131), which means it is composed of 36% red, 33% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:13 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Charleston Gray has a hue of 19°, 13% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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.

Charleston Gray is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Charleston gray CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Charleston Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#968983
RGB Values(150, 137, 131)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 13%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 13%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#69767C [AuroMetalSaurus]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7030 [Stone grey]
Complementary Color#839096 [Roman Silver]
Charleston Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Charleston Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 968983. Complementary color is 839096

Complementary Palette

The complement of Charleston Gray is Roman Silver with the hex code #839096. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #968983 color is offered by #839096. 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 (968983, 969383 and 968387)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Charleston Gray (#968983) are Artichoke (#969383) and Mountbatten Pink (#968387). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Charleston 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 (968983, 839693 and 838796)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Charleston Gray (#968983) are #839693 (Roman Silver) and #838796 (Roman Silver). 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 (968983, 839689 and 898396)

Triadic Palette

Charleston Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #839689 (Dolphin Gray) and #898396 (Roman Silver) along with #968983 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 (968983, 839689, 839096 and 968390)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Charleston Gray has four colors - #839689 (Dolphin Gray), #839096 (Roman Silver) and #968390 (Mountbatten Pink) in addition to the base color (#968983). 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 (968983, 879683, 839096 and 938396)

Square Palette

Charleston Gray square color palette has #879683 (Dolphin Gray), #839096 (Roman Silver) and #938396 (Mountbatten Pink). 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

Charleston Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Charleston 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 Charleston Gray Color


  • Transparent ABA19CABA19C
  • Transparent B6ACA8B6ACA8
  • Transparent C0B8B5C0B8B5
  • Transparent CBC4C1CBC4C1
  • Transparent D5D0CDD5D0CD
  • Transparent E0DCDAE0DCDA
  • Transparent EAE7E6EAE7E6
  • Transparent F5F3F3F5F3F3


  • Transparent 928782928782
  • Transparent 8F86828F8682
  • Transparent 8D85828D8582
  • Transparent 8B85828B8582
  • Transparent 898481898481
  • Transparent 878381878381
  • Transparent 848281848281
  • Transparent 828180828180


  • Transparent 786E69786E69
  • Transparent 69605C69605C
  • Transparent 5A524F5A524F
  • Transparent 4B45424B4542
  • Transparent 3C37343C3734
  • Transparent 2D29272D2927
  • Transparent 1E1B1A1E1B1A
  • Transparent 0F0E0D0F0E0D

Charleston Gray Color Patterns

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    Charleston Gray Gingham Checks

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    Charleston Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Charleston Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Charleston Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Charleston Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Charleston Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Charleston Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Charleston Gray Plaid Pattern

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