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Cloud Gray Color

HEX #B8BEC3 / RGB (184, 190, 195)

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What is Cloud Gray Color?

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Cloud Gray has the hex code #B8BEC3. The equivalent RGB values are (184, 190, 195), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:3 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cloud Gray has a hue of 207°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Cloud 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 Cloud Grey 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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Cloud Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#B8BEC3
RGB Values(184, 190, 195)
CMYK Values(6%, 3%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(207°, 6%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#47413C [Dark Puce]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C3BDB8 [Pale Silver]
Cloud Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BEBEBE
Desaturated#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Luma)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Cloud Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B8BEC3. Complementary color is C3BDB8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cloud Gray is Pale Silver with the hex code #C3BDB8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B8BEC3 color is offered by #C3BDB8. 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.

B8BEC3 C3BDB8
Analogous color palette with (B8BEC3, B8B9C3 and B8C3C3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cloud Gray (#B8BEC3) are Gray (X11) (#B8B9C3) and Silver Sand (#B8C3C3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cloud 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.

B8BEC3 B8B9C3 B8C3C3
Split Complementary color palette with (B8BEC3, C3B8B9 and C3C3B8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cloud Gray (#B8BEC3) are #C3B8B9 (Gray (X11)) and #C3C3B8 (Pale 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.

B8BEC3 C3B8B9 C3C3B8
Triadic color palette with (B8BEC3, C3B8BE and BEC3B8)

Triadic Palette

Cloud Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C3B8BE (Gray (X11)) and #BEC3B8 (Gray (X11)) along with #B8BEC3 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B8BEC3 C3B8BE BEC3B8
Tetradic color palette with (B8BEC3, C3B8BE, C3BDB8 and B8C3BD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cloud Gray has four colors - #C3B8BE (Gray (X11)), #C3BDB8 (Pale Silver) and #B8C3BD (Gray (X11)) in addition to the base color (#B8BEC3). 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.

B8BEC3 C3B8BE C3BDB8 B8C3BD
Square color palette with (B8BEC3, C3B8C3, C3BDB8 and B9C3B8)

Square Palette

Cloud Gray square color palette has #C3B8C3 (Argent), #C3BDB8 (Pale Silver) and #B9C3B8 (Ash 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.

B8BEC3 C3B8C3 C3BDB8 B9C3B8
Rainbow color

Cloud Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cloud 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.

B8BEC3 BBB8C3 C3B8C1 C3B8B8 C3C2B8 BBC3B8 B8C3BF

Tints, Tones & Shades of Cloud Gray Color

Tints

  • Transparent C6CBCFC6CBCF
  • Transparent CDD2D5CDD2D5
  • Transparent D4D8DBD4D8DB
  • Transparent DCDFE1DCDFE1
  • Transparent E3E5E7E3E5E7
  • Transparent EAECEDEAECED
  • Transparent F1F2F3F1F2F3
  • Transparent F8F9F9F8F9F9

Tones

  • Transparent ADB2B6ADB2B6
  • Transparent A7ABAFA7ABAF
  • Transparent A2A5A8A2A5A8
  • Transparent 9C9FA29C9FA2
  • Transparent 96999B96999B
  • Transparent 919394919394
  • Transparent 8B8C8D8B8C8D
  • Transparent 868687868687

Shades

  • Transparent 93989C93989C
  • Transparent 818589818589
  • Transparent 6E72756E7275
  • Transparent 5C5F625C5F62
  • Transparent 4A4C4E4A4C4E
  • Transparent 37393B37393B
  • Transparent 252627252627
  • Transparent 121314121314

Cloud Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cloud Gray Plaid Pattern


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