HEX #939598 / RGB (147, 149, 152)

What is Gray CMYK Color?

Gray CMYK (Hex code: 939598) Thumbnail

Gray in the CMYK color model has the values (0, 0, 0, 50) which means it has 50 of black and 0 of cyan, magenta and yellow. The closest hex code of the color is #939598 with RGB equivalent values (147, 149, 152). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The gray (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

Gray CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#939598
RGB Values(147, 149, 152)
HSV/HSB Values(216°, 3%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6C6A67 [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7045 [Telegrey 1]
Complementary Color#989693 [Spanish Gray]
Gray CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Weighted Average (Most Common)#959595
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Gray CMYK Color Palettes

Gray CMYK is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 939598. Complementary color is 989693

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gray CMYK is Spanish Gray with the hex code #989693. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #939598 color is offered by #989693. 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 (939598, 949398 and 939898)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gray CMYK (#939598) are Spanish Gray (#949398) and Spanish Gray (#939898). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gray CMYK 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 (939598, 989493 and 989893)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gray CMYK (#939598) are #989493 (Spanish Gray) and #989893 (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.

Triadic color palette with (939598, 989395 and 959893)

Triadic Palette

Gray CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #989395 (Spanish Gray) and #959893 (Spanish Gray) along with #939598 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 (939598, 989395, 989693 and 939896)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gray CMYK has four colors - #989395 (Spanish Gray), #989693 (Spanish Gray) and #939896 (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#939598). 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 (939598, 989398, 989693 and 939894)

Square Palette

Gray CMYK square color palette has #989398 (Spanish Gray), #989693 (Spanish Gray) and #939894 (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.

Rainbow color

Gray CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gray CMYK 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 Gray CMYK Color


  • Transparent A9AAAD#A9AAAD
  • Transparent B3B5B7#B3B5B7
  • Transparent BEBFC1#BEBFC1
  • Transparent C9CACC#C9CACC
  • Transparent D4D5D6#D4D5D6
  • Transparent DFDFE0#DFDFE0
  • Transparent E9EAEA#E9EAEA
  • Transparent F4F4F5#F4F4F5


  • Transparent 8F9193#8F9193
  • Transparent 8D8F91#8D8F91
  • Transparent 8B8D8E#8B8D8E
  • Transparent 8A8B8C#8A8B8C
  • Transparent 88888A#88888A
  • Transparent 868687#868687
  • Transparent 848485#848485
  • Transparent 828282#828282


  • Transparent 76777A#76777A
  • Transparent 67686A#67686A
  • Transparent 58595B#58595B
  • Transparent 4A4B4C#4A4B4C
  • Transparent 3B3C3D#3B3C3D
  • Transparent 2C2D2E#2C2D2E
  • Transparent 1D1E1E#1D1E1E
  • Transparent 0F0F0F#0F0F0F

Gray CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray CMYK Plaid Pattern