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Gunmetal Black Color

HEX #16181D / RGB (22, 24, 29)

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What is Gunmetal Black Color?

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Gunmetal Black has the hex code #16181D. The equivalent RGB values are (22, 24, 29), which means it is composed of 29% red, 32% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:24 M:17 Y:0 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gunmetal Black has a hue of 223°, 24% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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.

Gunmetal Black 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 gunmetal black 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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Gunmetal Black Color Codes

Hex Code#16181D
RGB Values(22, 24, 29)
CMYK Values(24%, 17%, 0%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(223°, 24%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#000033
Inverse Color#E9E7E2 [Platinum]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#1D1B16 [Eerie Black]
Gunmetal Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#191919
Weighted Average (Most Common)#181818
Weighted Average (Luma)#181818
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#535353

Gunmetal Black Color Palettes

Gunmetal Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 16181D. Complementary color is 1D1B16

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gunmetal Black is Eerie Black with the hex code #1D1B16. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #16181D color is offered by #1D1B16. 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.

16181D 1D1B16
Analogous color palette with (16181D, 18161D and 161C1D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gunmetal Black (#16181D) are Eerie Black (#18161D) and Eerie Black (#161C1D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gunmetal Black 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.

16181D 18161D 161C1D
Split Complementary color palette with (16181D, 1D1816 and 1C1D16)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gunmetal Black (#16181D) are #1D1816 (Black Chocolate) and #1C1D16 (Eerie Black). 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.

16181D 1D1816 1C1D16
Triadic color palette with (16181D, 1D1618 and 181D16)

Triadic Palette

Gunmetal Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1D1618 (Eerie Black) and #181D16 (Eerie Black) along with #16181D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

16181D 1D1618 181D16
Tetradic color palette with (16181D, 1D1618, 1D1B16 and 161D1B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gunmetal Black has four colors - #1D1618 (Eerie Black), #1D1B16 (Eerie Black) and #161D1B (Eerie Black) in addition to the base color (#16181D). 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.

16181D 1D1618 1D1B16 161D1B
Square color palette with (16181D, 1D161C, 1D1B16 and 161D18)

Square Palette

Gunmetal Black square color palette has #1D161C (Eerie Black), #1D1B16 (Eerie Black) and #161D18 (Eerie Black). 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.

16181D 1D161C 1D1B16 161D18
Rainbow color

Gunmetal Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gunmetal Black 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.

16181D 1A161D 1D161A 1D1816 1C1D16 161D16 161D1C

Tints, Tones & Shades of Gunmetal Black Color


  • Transparent 45464A45464A
  • Transparent 5C5D615C5D61
  • Transparent 737477737477
  • Transparent 8B8C8E8B8C8E
  • Transparent A2A3A5A2A3A5
  • Transparent B9BABBB9BABB
  • Transparent D0D1D2D0D1D2
  • Transparent E8E8E8E8E8E8


  • Transparent 2B2D312B2D31
  • Transparent 36373B36373B
  • Transparent 404245404245
  • Transparent 4B4C4F4B4C4F
  • Transparent 565658565658
  • Transparent 606162606162
  • Transparent 6B6B6C6B6B6C
  • Transparent 757676757676


  • Transparent 121317121317
  • Transparent 0F11140F1114
  • Transparent 0D0E110D0E11
  • Transparent 0B0C0F0B0C0F
  • Transparent 090A0C090A0C
  • Transparent 070709070709
  • Transparent 040506040506
  • Transparent 020203020203

Gunmetal Black Color Patterns

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    Gunmetal Black Gingham Checks

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    Gunmetal Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Black Plaid Pattern

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