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#686C6C Hex Code

Color Name: Dim Gray

What is hex #686C6C Color?

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The color name of hex code #686C6C is Dim Gray. The RGB values are (104, 108, 108) which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:0 Y:0 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, #686C6C has a hue of 180°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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 #686C6C Color Codes

Color NameDim Gray
RGB Values(104, 108, 108)
CMYK Values(4%, 0%, 0%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 4%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#979393 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#6C6868 [Dim Gray]
#686C6C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Luma)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A8A8A8

Hex #686C6C Color Palettes

686C6C is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 686C6C. Complementary color is 6C6868

Complementary Palette

The complement of #686C6C is #6C6868 which is called Dim Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #686C6C color is offered by #6C6868. 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 (686C6C, 686A6C and 686C6A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #686C6C are #686A6C and #686C6A, called Dim Gray and Dim Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #686C6C 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 (686C6C, 6C686A and 6C6A68)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #686C6C are #6C686A (Dim Gray) and #6C6A68 (Dim Gray). 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 (686C6C, 6C686C and 6C6C68)

Triadic Palette

#686C6C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6C686C (Dim Gray) and #6C6C68 (Dim Gray) along with #686C6C, 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 (686C6C, 6C686C, 6C6868 and 686C68)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #686C6C has #6C686C (Dim Gray), #6C6868 (Dim Gray) and #686C68 (Dim Gray). 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 (686C6C, 6A686C, 6C6868 and 6A6C68)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #686C6C contains #6A686C (Dim Gray), #6C6868 (Dim Gray) and #6A6C68 (Dim Gray). 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 #686C6C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #686C6C 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 686C6C Color


  • Transparent 868989868989
  • Transparent 959898959898
  • Transparent A4A7A7A4A7A7
  • Transparent B4B6B6B4B6B6
  • Transparent C3C4C4C3C4C4
  • Transparent D2D3D3D2D3D3
  • Transparent E1E2E2E1E2E2
  • Transparent F0F0F0F0F0F0


  • Transparent 6D70706D7070
  • Transparent 6F72726F7272
  • Transparent 727474727474
  • Transparent 747676747676
  • Transparent 767878767878
  • Transparent 797A7A797A7A
  • Transparent 7B7C7C7B7C7C
  • Transparent 7E7E7E7E7E7E


  • Transparent 535656535656
  • Transparent 494C4C494C4C
  • Transparent 3E41413E4141
  • Transparent 343636343636
  • Transparent 2A2B2B2A2B2B
  • Transparent 1F20201F2020
  • Transparent 151616151616
  • Transparent 0A0B0B0A0B0B

#686C6C Color Patterns

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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.