#4E9B47 Hex Code

Color Name: May Green

What is hex #4E9B47 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4E9B47 is May Green. The RGB values are (78, 155, 71) which means it is composed of 26% red, 51% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:50 M:0 Y:54 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4E9B47 has a hue of 115°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
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 #4E9B47 Color Codes

Color NameMay Green
RGB Values(78, 155, 71)
CMYK Values(50%, 0%, 54%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(115°, 54%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#669933
Inverse Color#B164B8 [Pearly Purple]
Closest Pantone®7738 C
Closest RAL6018 [Yellow green]
Complementary Color#94479B [Purpureus]
#4E9B47 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Hex #4E9B47 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4E9B47. Complementary color is 94479B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4E9B47 is #94479B which is called Purpureus. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4E9B47 color is offered by #94479B. 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 (4E9B47, 479B6A and 789B47)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4E9B47 are #479B6A and #789B47, called Middle Green and Palm Leaf, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4E9B47 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 (4E9B47, 6A479B and 9B4778)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4E9B47 are #6A479B (Dark Lavender) and #9B4778 (Magenta Haze). 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 (4E9B47, 474E9B and 9B474E)

Triadic Palette

#4E9B47 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #474E9B (Chinese Blue) and #9B474E (Middle Red Purple) along with #4E9B47, 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 (4E9B47, 474E9B, 94479B and 9B9447)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4E9B47 has #474E9B (Chinese Blue), #94479B (Purpureus) and #9B9447 (Dark Tan). 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 (4E9B47, 47789B, 94479B and 9B6A47)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4E9B47 contains #47789B (Jelly Bean Blue), #94479B (Purpureus) and #9B6A47 (Metallic Bronze). 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 #4E9B47 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4E9B47 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 May Green Color


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#4E9B47 Color Patterns

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    May Green Gingham Checks

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    May Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    May Green Polka Dots Pattern

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    May Green Honeycomb Pattern

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    May Green Leaves Pattern

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    May Green Houndstooth Pattern

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    May Green Trellis Pattern

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    May Green 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.