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#20272C Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Gunmetal

What is hex #20272C Color?

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The color name of hex code #20272C is Dark Gunmetal. The RGB values are (32, 39, 44) which means it is composed of 28% red, 34% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:28 M:12 Y:0 K:83. In the HSV/HSB scale, #20272C has a hue of 205°, 27% saturation and a brightness value of 17%.
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.

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Hex #20272C Color Codes

Color NameDark Gunmetal
RGB Values(32, 39, 44)
CMYK Values(28%, 12%, 0%, 83%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 27%, 17%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#DFD8D3 [Timberwolf]
Closest Pantone®433 C
Closest RAL9011 [Graphite black]
Complementary Color#2C2520 [Raisin Black]
#20272C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#262626
Weighted Average (Most Common)#252525
Weighted Average (Luma)#262626
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#686868

Hex #20272C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 20272C. Complementary color is 2C2520

Complementary Palette

The complement of #20272C is #2C2520 which is called Raisin Black. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #20272C color is offered by #2C2520. 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.

20272C 2C2520
Analogous color palette with (20272C, 20212C and 202C2B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #20272C are #20212C and #202C2B, called Dark Gunmetal and Charleston Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #20272C 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.

20272C 20212C 202C2B
Split Complementary color palette with (20272C, 2C2021 and 2C2B20)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #20272C are #2C2021 (Raisin Black) and #2C2B20 (Pine Tree). 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.

20272C 2C2021 2C2B20
Triadic color palette with (20272C, 2C2027 and 272C20)

Triadic Palette

#20272C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2C2027 (Raisin Black) and #272C20 (Pine Tree) along with #20272C, 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.

20272C 2C2027 272C20
Tetradic color palette with (20272C, 2C2027, 2C2520 and 202C25)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #20272C has #2C2027 (Raisin Black), #2C2520 (Raisin Black) and #202C25 (Charleston Green). 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.

20272C 2C2027 2C2520 202C25
Square color palette with (20272C, 2B202C, 2C2520 and 212C20)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #20272C contains #2B202C (Raisin Black), #2C2520 (Raisin Black) and #212C20 (Pine Tree). 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.

20272C 2B202C 2C2520 212C20
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Hex #20272C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #20272C 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.

20272C 23202C 2C202A 2C2020 2C2A20 242C20 202C27

Tints, Tones & Shades of 20272C Color


  • Transparent 4D52564D5256
  • Transparent 63686B63686B
  • Transparent 797D80797D80
  • Transparent 909396909396
  • Transparent A6A9ABA6A9AB
  • Transparent BCBEC0BCBEC0
  • Transparent D2D4D5D2D4D5
  • Transparent E9E9EAE9E9EA


  • Transparent 33393D33393D
  • Transparent 3D42453D4245
  • Transparent 464B4E464B4E
  • Transparent 505456505456
  • Transparent 5A5C5E5A5C5E
  • Transparent 636567636567
  • Transparent 6D6E6F6D6E6F
  • Transparent 767778767778


  • Transparent 1A1F231A1F23
  • Transparent 161B1F161B1F
  • Transparent 13171A13171A
  • Transparent 101416101416
  • Transparent 0D10120D1012
  • Transparent 0A0C0D0A0C0D
  • Transparent 060809060809
  • Transparent 030404030404

#20272C Color Patterns

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    #20272C Houndstooth Pattern

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    #20272C Trellis Pattern

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    #20272C Plaid Pattern

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