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Deep Gray Color

HEX #686868 / RGB (104, 104, 104)

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What is Deep Gray Color?

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Deep Gray has the hex code #686868. The equivalent RGB values are (104, 104, 104), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:59. In the HSV/HSB scale, Deep Gray has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 41%.
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.

Deep Gray color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, deep gray 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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Deep Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#686868
RGB Values(104, 104, 104)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 59%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 41%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#979797 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#686868 [Dim Gray]
Deep Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#686868
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Deep Gray Color Palettes

Deep Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 686868. Complementary color is 686868

Complementary Palette

The complement of Deep Gray is Dim Gray with the hex code #686868. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #686868 color is offered by #686868. 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 (686868, 686868 and 686868)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Deep Gray (#686868) are Dim Gray (#686868) and Dim Gray (#686868). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Deep 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 (686868, 686868 and 686868)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Deep Gray (#686868) are #686868 (Dim Gray) and #686868 (Dim 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 (686868, 686868 and 686868)

Triadic Palette

Deep Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #686868 (Dim Gray) and #686868 (Dim Gray) along with #686868 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 (686868, 686868, 686868 and 686868)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Deep Gray has four colors - #686868 (Dim Gray), #686868 (Dim Gray) and #686868 (Dim Gray) in addition to the base color (#686868). 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 (686868, 686868, 686868 and 686868)

Square Palette

Deep Gray square color palette has #686868 (Dim Gray), #686868 (Dim Gray) and #686868 (Dim 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.

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Rainbow color

Deep Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Deep 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 Deep Gray Color


  • Transparent 868686868686
  • Transparent 959595959595
  • Transparent A4A4A4A4A4A4
  • Transparent B4B4B4B4B4B4
  • Transparent C3C3C3C3C3C3
  • Transparent D2D2D2D2D2D2
  • Transparent E1E1E1E1E1E1
  • Transparent F0F0F0F0F0F0


  • Transparent 6D6D6D6D6D6D
  • Transparent 6F6F6F6F6F6F
  • Transparent 727272727272
  • Transparent 747474747474
  • Transparent 767676767676
  • Transparent 797979797979
  • Transparent 7B7B7B7B7B7B
  • Transparent 7E7E7E7E7E7E


  • Transparent 535353535353
  • Transparent 494949494949
  • Transparent 3E3E3E3E3E3E
  • Transparent 343434343434
  • Transparent 2A2A2A2A2A2A
  • Transparent 1F1F1F1F1F1F
  • Transparent 151515151515
  • Transparent 0A0A0A0A0A0A

Deep Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Deep Gray Plaid Pattern

Deep Gray Color Interior Ideas

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