#161B1B Hex Code

Color Name: Eerie Black

What is hex #161B1B Color?

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The color name of hex code #161B1B is Eerie Black. The RGB values are (22, 27, 27) which means it is composed of 29% red, 36% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:0 Y:0 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, #161B1B has a hue of 180°, 19% 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.

Hex #161B1B Color Codes

Color NameEerie Black
RGB Values(22, 27, 27)
CMYK Values(19%, 0%, 0%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 19%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#003333
Inverse Color#E9E4E4 [Platinum]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#1B1616 [Black Chocolate]
#161B1B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#191919
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1A1A1A
Weighted Average (Luma)#1A1A1A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#575757

Hex #161B1B Color Palettes

161B1B is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 161B1B. Complementary color is 1B1616

Complementary Palette

The complement of #161B1B is #1B1616 which is called Black Chocolate. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #161B1B color is offered by #1B1616. 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 (161B1B, 16191B and 161B19)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #161B1B are #16191B and #161B19, called Eerie Black and Eerie Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #161B1B with a 30° separation. 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 (161B1B, 1B1619 and 1B1916)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #161B1B are #1B1619 (Eerie Black) and #1B1916 (Black Chocolate). 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 (161B1B, 1B161B and 1B1B16)

Triadic Palette

#161B1B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B161B (Eerie Black) and #1B1B16 (Eerie Black) along with #161B1B, our main color, 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 (161B1B, 1B161B, 1B1616 and 161B16)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #161B1B has #1B161B (Eerie Black), #1B1616 (Black Chocolate) and #161B16 (Eerie Black). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (161B1B, 19161B, 1B1616 and 191B16)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #161B1B contains #19161B (Eerie Black), #1B1616 (Black Chocolate) and #191B16 (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #161B1B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #161B1B rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Eerie Black Color


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#161B1B Color Patterns

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    Eerie Black Gingham Checks

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    Eerie Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Eerie Black Polka Dots Pattern

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    Eerie Black Honeycomb Pattern

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    Eerie Black Leaves Pattern

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    Eerie Black Houndstooth Pattern

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    Eerie Black Trellis Pattern

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    Eerie Black Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.