Dusty Grey

HEX #7A7B7A / RGB (122, 123, 122)

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What is Dusty Grey Color?

Dusty Grey (Hex code: 7A7B7A) Thumbnail

Dusty Grey color hex code is #7A7B7A and RGB (122, 123, 122). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 120°, saturation of 1% and a brightness of 48%. The CMYK values of Dusty Grey are C:1 M:0 Y:1 K:52.

Dusty Grey comes from the RAL Classic color list where it is numbered 7037. The color can be applied to web pages through HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB or HSL codes. Please note that the dusty grey CMYK values given on this page have been calculated from the hex color code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Dusty Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#7A7B7A
RGB Values(122, 123, 122)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 1%, 52%)
HSV/HSB Values(120°, 1%, 48%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#858485 [Old Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 9 C
Complementary Color#7B7A7B [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Dusty Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B2B2B2

Dusty Grey Color Palettes

Dusty Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 7A7B7A. Complementary color is 7B7A7B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dusty Grey is Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) with the hex code #7B7A7B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7A7B7A color is offered by #7B7A7B. 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.

Analogous color palette with (7A7B7A, 7A7B7B and 7B7B7A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dusty Grey (#7A7B7A) are Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#7A7B7B) and Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#7B7B7A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dusty Grey 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (7A7B7A, 7B7A7B and 7B7A7B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dusty Grey (#7A7B7A) are #7B7A7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7A7B (Gray (HTML/CSS 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.

Triadic color palette with (7A7B7A, 7A7A7B and 7B7A7A)

Triadic Palette

Dusty Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7A7A7B (Sonic Silver) and #7B7A7A (Sonic Silver) along with #7A7B7A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (7A7B7A, 7A7A7B, 7B7A7B and 7B7B7A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dusty Grey has four colors - #7A7A7B (Sonic Silver), #7B7A7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7B7A (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) in addition to the base color (#7A7B7A). 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.

Square color palette with (7A7B7A, 7A7B7B, 7B7A7B and 7B7B7A)

Square Palette

Dusty Grey square color palette has #7A7B7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #7B7A7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7B7A (Gray (HTML/CSS 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.

Rainbow color

Dusty Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dusty Grey 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dusty Grey Color


  • Transparent 959595#959595
  • Transparent A2A3A2#A2A3A2
  • Transparent AFB0AF#AFB0AF
  • Transparent BDBDBD#BDBDBD
  • Transparent CACACA#CACACA
  • Transparent D7D7D7#D7D7D7
  • Transparent E4E5E4#E4E5E4
  • Transparent F2F2F2#F2F2F2


  • Transparent 7B7C7B#7B7C7B
  • Transparent 7C7D7C#7C7D7C
  • Transparent 7C7D7C#7C7D7C
  • Transparent 7D7E7D#7D7E7D
  • Transparent 7E7E7E#7E7E7E
  • Transparent 7E7F7E#7E7F7E
  • Transparent 7F7F7F#7F7F7F
  • Transparent 7F807F#7F807F


  • Transparent 626262#626262
  • Transparent 555655#555655
  • Transparent 494A49#494A49
  • Transparent 3D3E3D#3D3E3D
  • Transparent 313131#313131
  • Transparent 252525#252525
  • Transparent 181918#181918
  • Transparent 0C0C0C#0C0C0C

Dusty Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Grey Plaid Pattern

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