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English Gray Color

HEX #9D9C98 / RGB (157, 156, 152)

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What is English Gray Color?

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English Gray has the hex code #9D9C98. The equivalent RGB values are (157, 156, 152), which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:3 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, English Gray has a hue of 48°, 3% 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.

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

Hex Code#9D9C98
RGB Values(157, 156, 152)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 3%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 3%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#626367 [Granite Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7004 [Signal grey]
Complementary Color#98999D [Spanish Gray]
English Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

English Gray Color Palettes

English Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 9D9C98. Complementary color is 98999D

Complementary Palette

The complement of English Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #98999D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9D9C98 color is offered by #98999D. 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 (9D9C98, 9C9D98 and 9D9A98)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of English Gray (#9D9C98) are Spanish Gray (#9C9D98) and Spanish Gray (#9D9A98). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of English 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 (9D9C98, 989C9D and 9A989D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of English Gray (#9D9C98) are #989C9D (Spanish Gray) and #9A989D (Spanish 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 (9D9C98, 989D9C and 9C989D)

Triadic Palette

English Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #989D9C (Spanish Gray) and #9C989D (Spanish Gray) along with #9D9C98 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 (9D9C98, 989D9C, 98999D and 9D9899)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of English Gray has four colors - #989D9C (Spanish Gray), #98999D (Spanish Gray) and #9D9899 (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#9D9C98). 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 (9D9C98, 989D9A, 98999D and 9D989C)

Square Palette

English Gray square color palette has #989D9A (Spanish Gray), #98999D (Spanish Gray) and #9D989C (Spanish 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

English Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our English 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 English Gray Color


  • Transparent B1B0ADB1B0AD
  • Transparent BABAB7BABAB7
  • Transparent C4C4C1C4C4C1
  • Transparent CECECCCECECC
  • Transparent D8D7D6D8D7D6
  • Transparent E2E1E0E2E1E0
  • Transparent EBEBEAEBEBEA
  • Transparent F5F5F5F5F5F5


  • Transparent 979693979693
  • Transparent 949491949491
  • Transparent 91918E91918E
  • Transparent 8F8E8C8F8E8C
  • Transparent 8C8B8A8C8B8A
  • Transparent 898887898887
  • Transparent 868685868685
  • Transparent 838382838382


  • Transparent 7E7D7A7E7D7A
  • Transparent 6E6D6A6E6D6A
  • Transparent 5E5E5B5E5E5B
  • Transparent 4F4E4C4F4E4C
  • Transparent 3F3E3D3F3E3D
  • Transparent 2F2F2E2F2F2E
  • Transparent 1F1F1E1F1F1E
  • Transparent 10100F10100F

English Gray Color Patterns

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    English Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    English Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Gray Plaid Pattern

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