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Frosted Gray Color

HEX #9697A1 / RGB (150, 151, 161)

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What is Frosted Gray Color?

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Frosted Gray has the hex code #9697A1. The equivalent RGB values are (150, 151, 161), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:7 M:6 Y:0 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, Frosted Gray has a hue of 235°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 63%.
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.

Frosted Gray 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 Frosted Gray 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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Frosted Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#9697A1
RGB Values(150, 151, 161)
CMYK Values(7%, 6%, 0%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(235°, 7%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#69685E [Granite Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#A1A096 [Spanish Gray]
Frosted Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#989898
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Frosted Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9697A1. Complementary color is A1A096

Complementary Palette

The complement of Frosted Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #A1A096. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9697A1 color is offered by #A1A096. 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 (9697A1, 9B96A1 and 969DA1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Frosted Gray (#9697A1) are Spanish Gray (#9B96A1) and Manatee (#969DA1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Frosted 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 (9697A1, A19B96 and 9DA196)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Frosted Gray (#9697A1) are #A19B96 (Spanish Gray) and #9DA196 (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 (9697A1, A19697 and 97A196)

Triadic Palette

Frosted Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A19697 (Spanish Gray) and #97A196 (Spanish Gray) along with #9697A1 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 (9697A1, A19697, A1A096 and 96A1A0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Frosted Gray has four colors - #A19697 (Spanish Gray), #A1A096 (Spanish Gray) and #96A1A0 (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#9697A1). 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 (9697A1, A1969D, A1A096 and 96A19B)

Square Palette

Frosted Gray square color palette has #A1969D (Spanish Gray), #A1A096 (Spanish Gray) and #96A19B (Morning Blue). 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

Frosted Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Frosted 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 Frosted Gray Color


  • Transparent ABACB4ABACB4
  • Transparent B6B6BDB6B6BD
  • Transparent C0C1C7C0C1C7
  • Transparent CBCBD0CBCBD0
  • Transparent D5D5D9D5D5D9
  • Transparent E0E0E3E0E0E3
  • Transparent EAEAECEAEAEC
  • Transparent F5F5F6F5F5F6


  • Transparent 92929A92929A
  • Transparent 8F90978F9097
  • Transparent 8D8E948D8E94
  • Transparent 8B8C918B8C91
  • Transparent 89898D89898D
  • Transparent 87878A87878A
  • Transparent 848587848587
  • Transparent 828283828283


  • Transparent 787981787981
  • Transparent 696A71696A71
  • Transparent 5A5B615A5B61
  • Transparent 4B4C514B4C51
  • Transparent 3C3C403C3C40
  • Transparent 2D2D302D2D30
  • Transparent 1E1E201E1E20
  • Transparent 0F0F100F0F10

Frosted Gray Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Frosted Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Gray Plaid Pattern

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