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Cinereous Color

HEX #98817B / RGB (152, 129, 123)

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What is Cinereous Color?

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Cinereous has the hex code #98817B. The equivalent RGB values are (152, 129, 123), which means it is composed of 38% red, 32% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:19 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cinereous has a hue of 12°, 19% 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.

Cinereous is a light grayish brown color. Its name comes from minis, the Latin word for ashes. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, cinereous 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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Cinereous Color Codes

Hex Code#98817B
RGB Values(152, 129, 123)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 19%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 19%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#677E84 [AuroMetalSaurus]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 8 C
Closest RAL1035 [Pearl beige]
Complementary Color#7B9298 [Light Slate Gray]
Cinereous Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Cinereous Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 98817B. Complementary color is 7B9298

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cinereous is Light Slate Gray with the hex code #7B9298. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #98817B color is offered by #7B9298. 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 (98817B, 98907B and 987B84)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cinereous (#98817B) are Artichoke (#98907B) and Mountbatten Pink (#987B84). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cinereous 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 (98817B, 7B9890 and 7B8498)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cinereous (#98817B) are #7B9890 (Dolphin Gray) and #7B8498 (Light Slate 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 (98817B, 7B9881 and 817B98)

Triadic Palette

Cinereous triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7B9881 (Dolphin Gray) and #817B98 (Rhythm) along with #98817B 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 (98817B, 7B9881, 7B9298 and 987B92)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cinereous has four colors - #7B9881 (Dolphin Gray), #7B9298 (Light Slate Gray) and #987B92 (Mountbatten Pink) in addition to the base color (#98817B). 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 (98817B, 84987B, 7B9298 and 907B98)

Square Palette

Cinereous square color palette has #84987B (Artichoke), #7B9298 (Light Slate Gray) and #907B98 (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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Cinereous Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cinereous 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 Cinereous Color


  • Transparent AD9A95AD9A95
  • Transparent B7A7A3B7A7A3
  • Transparent C1B3B0C1B3B0
  • Transparent CCC0BDCCC0BD
  • Transparent D6CDCAD6CDCA
  • Transparent E0D9D7E0D9D7
  • Transparent EAE6E5EAE6E5
  • Transparent F5F2F2F5F2F2


  • Transparent 93817C93817C
  • Transparent 91817D91817D
  • Transparent 8E817D8E817D
  • Transparent 8C817E8C817E
  • Transparent 8A807E8A807E
  • Transparent 87807F87807F
  • Transparent 85807F85807F
  • Transparent 828080828080


  • Transparent 7A67627A6762
  • Transparent 6A5A566A5A56
  • Transparent 5B4D4A5B4D4A
  • Transparent 4C413E4C413E
  • Transparent 3D34313D3431
  • Transparent 2E27252E2725
  • Transparent 1E1A191E1A19
  • Transparent 0F0D0C0F0D0C

Cinereous Color Patterns

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    Cinereous Gingham Checks

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    Cinereous Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cinereous Plaid Pattern

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