#6A6966 Hex Code

Color Name: Dim Gray

What is hex #6A6966 Color?

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The color name of hex code #6A6966 is Dim Gray. The RGB values are (106, 105, 102) which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:4 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6A6966 has a hue of 45°, 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.

Hex #6A6966 Color Codes

Color NameDim Gray
RGB Values(106, 105, 102)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 4%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(45°, 4%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#959699 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#66676A [Granite Gray]
#6A6966 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Desaturated#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#696969
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Hex #6A6966 Color Palettes

6A6966 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 6A6966. Complementary color is 66676A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6A6966 is #66676A which is called Granite Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6A6966 color is offered by #66676A. 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 (6A6966, 696A66 and 6A6766)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6A6966 are #696A66 and #6A6766, called Dim Gray and Granite Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6A6966 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 (6A6966, 66696A and 67666A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6A6966 are #66696A (Dim Gray) and #67666A (Granite 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.

Triadic color palette with (6A6966, 666A69 and 69666A)

Triadic Palette

#6A6966 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #666A69 (Dim Gray) and #69666A (Dim Gray) along with #6A6966, 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 (6A6966, 666A69, 66676A and 6A6667)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6A6966 has #666A69 (Dim Gray), #66676A (Granite Gray) and #6A6667 (Granite 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.

Square color palette with (6A6966, 666A67, 66676A and 6A6669)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6A6966 contains #666A67 (Granite Gray), #66676A (Granite Gray) and #6A6669 (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #6A6966 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6A6966 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.

#6A6966 Color Patterns

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    Dim Gray Gingham Checks

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    Dim Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dim Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dim Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dim Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Dim Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dim Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Dim Gray 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.