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#2E372E Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Charcoal

What is hex #2E372E Color?

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The color name of hex code #2E372E is Dark Charcoal. The RGB values are (46, 55, 46) which means it is composed of 31% red, 37% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:17 M:0 Y:17 K:78. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2E372E has a hue of 120°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 22%.
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 #2E372E Color Codes

Color NameDark Charcoal
RGB Values(46, 55, 46)
CMYK Values(17%, 0%, 17%, 78%)
HSV/HSB Values(120°, 16%, 22%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D1C8D1 [American Silver]
Closest Pantone®5605 C
Closest RAL7021 [Black grey]
Complementary Color#372E37 [Jet]
#2E372E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#313131
Weighted Average (Most Common)#333333
Weighted Average (Luma)#343434
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#797979

Hex #2E372E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2E372E. Complementary color is 372E37

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2E372E is #372E37 which is called Jet. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2E372E color is offered by #372E37. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (2E372E, 2E3733 and 33372E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2E372E are #2E3733 and #33372E, called Dark Charcoal and Dark Charcoal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2E372E 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (2E372E, 332E37 and 372E33)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2E372E are #332E37 (Dark Charcoal) and #372E33 (Black Coffee). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (2E372E, 2E2E37 and 372E2E)

Triadic Palette

#2E372E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2E2E37 (Gunmetal) and #372E2E (Black Coffee) along with #2E372E, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (2E372E, 2E2E37, 372E37 and 37372E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2E372E has #2E2E37 (Gunmetal), #372E37 (Jet) and #37372E (Jet). 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.

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Square color palette with (2E372E, 2E3337, 372E37 and 37332E)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2E372E contains #2E3337 (Gunmetal), #372E37 (Jet) and #37332E (Black Coffee). 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.

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Hex #2E372E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2E372E 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 2E372E Color


  • Transparent 585F58585F58
  • Transparent 6D736D6D736D
  • Transparent 828782828782
  • Transparent 979B97979B97
  • Transparent ABAFABABAFAB
  • Transparent C0C3C0C0C3C0
  • Transparent D5D7D5D5D7D5
  • Transparent EAEBEAEAEBEA


  • Transparent 3E463E3E463E
  • Transparent 474D47474D47
  • Transparent 4F544F4F544F
  • Transparent 575C57575C57
  • Transparent 5F635F5F635F
  • Transparent 676A67676A67
  • Transparent 707170707170
  • Transparent 787978787978


  • Transparent 252C25252C25
  • Transparent 202720202720
  • Transparent 1C211C1C211C
  • Transparent 171C17171C17
  • Transparent 121612121612
  • Transparent 0E110E0E110E
  • Transparent 090B09090B09
  • Transparent 050605050605

#2E372E Color Patterns

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    #2E372E Houndstooth Pattern

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    #2E372E Plaid Pattern

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