Dusty Brown Color

HEX #9D9086 / RGB (157, 144, 134)

What is Dusty Brown Color?

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Dusty Brown has the hex code #9D9086. The equivalent RGB values are (157, 144, 134), which means it is composed of 36% red, 33% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:15 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dusty Brown has a hue of 26°, 15% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

Dusty Brown 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 dusty brown 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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Dusty Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#9D9086
RGB Values(157, 144, 134)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 15%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 15%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#626F79 [Dark Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®408 C
Closest RAL7030 [Stone grey]
Complementary Color#86939D [Roman Silver]
Dusty Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#939393
Weighted Average (Luma)#929292
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Dusty Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9D9086. Complementary color is 86939D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dusty Brown is Roman Silver with the hex code #86939D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9D9086 color is offered by #86939D. 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 (9D9086, 9D9C86 and 9D8688)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dusty Brown (#9D9086) are Grullo (#9D9C86) and Mountbatten Pink (#9D8688). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dusty Brown 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 (9D9086, 869D9C and 86889D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dusty Brown (#9D9086) are #869D9C (Morning Blue) and #86889D (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 (9D9086, 869D90 and 90869D)

Triadic Palette

Dusty Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #869D90 (Morning Blue) and #90869D (Deep Amethyst) along with #9D9086 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 (9D9086, 869D90, 86939D and 9D8693)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dusty Brown has four colors - #869D90 (Morning Blue), #86939D (Roman Silver) and #9D8693 (Mountbatten Pink) in addition to the base color (#9D9086). 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 (9D9086, 889D86, 86939D and 9C869D)

Square Palette

Dusty Brown square color palette has #889D86 (Artichoke), #86939D (Roman Silver) and #9C869D (Deep Amethyst). 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

Dusty Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dusty Brown 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 Dusty Brown Color


  • Transparent B1A69EB1A69E
  • Transparent BAB1AABAB1AA
  • Transparent C4BCB6C4BCB6
  • Transparent CEC8C3CEC8C3
  • Transparent D8D3CFD8D3CF
  • Transparent E2DEDBE2DEDB
  • Transparent EBE9E7EBE9E7
  • Transparent F5F4F3F5F4F3


  • Transparent 978D85978D85
  • Transparent 948B84948B84
  • Transparent 918A84918A84
  • Transparent 8F88838F8883
  • Transparent 8C86828C8682
  • Transparent 898582898582
  • Transparent 868381868381
  • Transparent 838281838281


  • Transparent 7E736B7E736B
  • Transparent 6E655E6E655E
  • Transparent 5E56505E5650
  • Transparent 4F48434F4843
  • Transparent 3F3A363F3A36
  • Transparent 2F2B282F2B28
  • Transparent 1F1D1B1F1D1B
  • Transparent 100E0D100E0D

Dusty Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Brown Plaid Pattern

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