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Electric Gray Color

HEX #A5ADAD / RGB (165, 173, 173)

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What is Electric Gray Color?

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Electric Gray has the hex code #A5ADAD. The equivalent RGB values are (165, 173, 173), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:0 Y:0 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Electric Gray has a hue of 180°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

Electric gray is a dullish grey color with a hint of blue-green. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, electric 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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Electric Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A5ADAD
RGB Values(165, 173, 173)
CMYK Values(5%, 0%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 5%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5A5252 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®442 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#ADA5A5 [Dark Gray (X11)]
Electric Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Electric Gray Color Palettes

Electric Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A5ADAD. Complementary color is ADA5A5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Electric Gray is Dark Gray (X11) with the hex code #ADA5A5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A5ADAD color is offered by #ADA5A5. 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 (A5ADAD, A5A9AD and A5ADA9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Electric Gray (#A5ADAD) are Metallic Silver (#A5A9AD) and Dark Gray (X11) (#A5ADA9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Electric 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (A5ADAD, ADA5A9 and ADA9A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Electric Gray (#A5ADAD) are #ADA5A9 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #ADA9A5 (Dark Gray (X11)). 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 (A5ADAD, ADA5AD and ADADA5)

Triadic Palette

Electric Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #ADA5AD (Silver (Metallic)) and #ADADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)) along with #A5ADAD 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 (A5ADAD, ADA5AD, ADA5A5 and A5ADA5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Electric Gray has four colors - #ADA5AD (Silver (Metallic)), #ADA5A5 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A5ADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)) in addition to the base color (#A5ADAD). 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 (A5ADAD, A9A5AD, ADA5A5 and A9ADA5)

Square Palette

Electric Gray square color palette has #A9A5AD (Metallic Silver), #ADA5A5 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A9ADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)). 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

Electric Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Electric 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Electric Gray Color


  • Transparent B7BDBDB7BDBD
  • Transparent C0C6C6C0C6C6
  • Transparent C9CECEC9CECE
  • Transparent D2D6D6D2D6D6
  • Transparent DBDEDEDBDEDE
  • Transparent E4E6E6E4E6E6
  • Transparent EDEFEFEDEFEF
  • Transparent F6F7F7F6F7F7


  • Transparent 9EA4A49EA4A4
  • Transparent 9AA0A09AA0A0
  • Transparent 969B9B969B9B
  • Transparent 939797939797
  • Transparent 8F92928F9292
  • Transparent 8B8E8E8B8E8E
  • Transparent 878989878989
  • Transparent 848585848585


  • Transparent 848A8A848A8A
  • Transparent 747979747979
  • Transparent 636868636868
  • Transparent 535757535757
  • Transparent 424545424545
  • Transparent 323434323434
  • Transparent 212323212323
  • Transparent 111111111111

Electric Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Gray Plaid Pattern

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