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Gray Melange Color

HEX #CCCAC9 / RGB (204, 202, 201)

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What is Gray Melange Color?

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Gray Melange has the hex code #CCCAC9. The equivalent RGB values are (204, 202, 201), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:2 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gray Melange has a hue of 20°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Gray or Grey Melange is a light intensity gray color. It's typically not a single color, per se, but produced by a darker gray and white. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Gray Melange 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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Gray Melange Color Codes

Hex Code#CCCAC9
RGB Values(204, 202, 201)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 2%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(20°, 1%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#333536 [Jet]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 3 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#C9CBCC [Chinese Silver]
Gray Melange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Gray Melange Color Palettes

Gray Melange is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of CCCAC9. Complementary color is C9CBCC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gray Melange is Chinese Silver with the hex code #C9CBCC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CCCAC9 color is offered by #C9CBCC. 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 (CCCAC9, CCCCC9 and CCC9CA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gray Melange (#CCCAC9) are Chinese Silver (#CCCCC9) and Chinese Silver (#CCC9CA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gray Melange 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 (CCCAC9, C9CCCC and C9CACC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gray Melange (#CCCAC9) are #C9CCCC (Chinese Silver) and #C9CACC (Chinese Silver). 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 (CCCAC9, C9CCCA and CAC9CC)

Triadic Palette

Gray Melange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C9CCCA (Chinese Silver) and #CAC9CC (Chinese Silver) along with #CCCAC9 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 (CCCAC9, C9CCCA, C9CBCC and CCC9CB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gray Melange has four colors - #C9CCCA (Chinese Silver), #C9CBCC (Chinese Silver) and #CCC9CB (Chinese Silver) in addition to the base color (#CCCAC9). 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 (CCCAC9, CACCC9, C9CBCC and CCC9CC)

Square Palette

Gray Melange square color palette has #CACCC9 (Chinese Silver), #C9CBCC (Chinese Silver) and #CCC9CC (Chinese Silver). 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 Melange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gray Melange 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 Melange Color


  • Transparent D6D5D4D6D5D4
  • Transparent DBDAD9DBDAD9
  • Transparent E0DFDFE0DFDF
  • Transparent E6E5E4E6E5E4
  • Transparent EBEAE9EBEAE9
  • Transparent F0EFEFF0EFEF
  • Transparent F5F4F4F5F4F4
  • Transparent FAFAFAFAFAFA


  • Transparent BDBBBABDBBBA
  • Transparent B5B4B3B5B4B3
  • Transparent AEACACAEACAC
  • Transparent A6A5A5A6A5A5
  • Transparent 9E9E9D9E9E9D
  • Transparent 979696979696
  • Transparent 8F8F8F8F8F8F
  • Transparent 888787888787


  • Transparent A3A2A1A3A2A1
  • Transparent 8F8D8D8F8D8D
  • Transparent 7A79797A7979
  • Transparent 666565666565
  • Transparent 525150525150
  • Transparent 3D3D3C3D3D3C
  • Transparent 292828292828
  • Transparent 141414141414

Gray Melange Color Patterns

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    Gray Melange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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  • Transparent

    Gray Melange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray Melange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray Melange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray Melange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gray Melange Plaid Pattern

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