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#797D80 Hex Code

Color Name: Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)

What is hex #797D80 Color?

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The color name of hex code #797D80 is Gray (HTML/CSS Gray). The RGB values are (121, 125, 128) which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:2 Y:0 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, #797D80 has a hue of 206°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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 #797D80 Color Codes

Color NameGray (HTML/CSS Gray)
RGB Values(121, 125, 128)
CMYK Values(6%, 2%, 0%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 5%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#86827F [Old Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 9 C
Closest RAL9023 [Pearl dark grey]
Complementary Color#807C79 [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
#797D80 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Luma)#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Hex #797D80 Color Palettes

797D80 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 797D80. Complementary color is 807C79

Complementary Palette

The complement of #797D80 is #807C79 which is called Gray (HTML/CSS Gray). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #797D80 color is offered by #807C79. 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 (797D80, 797A80 and 798080)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #797D80 are #797A80 and #798080, called Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) and Gray (HTML/CSS Gray), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #797D80 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 (797D80, 80797A and 808079)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #797D80 are #80797A (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #808079 (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (797D80, 80797D and 7D8079)

Triadic Palette

#797D80 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #80797D (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7D8079 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) along with #797D80, 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 (797D80, 80797D, 807C79 and 79807C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #797D80 has #80797D (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #807C79 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #79807C (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (797D80, 807980, 807C79 and 7A8079)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #797D80 contains #807980 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #807C79 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7A8079 (Smoke). 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 #797D80 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #797D80 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 797D80 Color


  • Transparent 949799949799
  • Transparent A1A4A6A1A4A6
  • Transparent AFB1B3AFB1B3
  • Transparent BCBEC0BCBEC0
  • Transparent C9CBCCC9CBCC
  • Transparent D7D8D9D7D8D9
  • Transparent E4E5E6E4E5E6
  • Transparent F2F2F2F2F2F2


  • Transparent 7A7E807A7E80
  • Transparent 7B7E807B7E80
  • Transparent 7C7E807C7E80
  • Transparent 7D7F807D7F80
  • Transparent 7D7F807D7F80
  • Transparent 7E7F807E7F80
  • Transparent 7F7F807F7F80
  • Transparent 7F80807F8080


  • Transparent 616466616466
  • Transparent 55585A55585A
  • Transparent 494B4D494B4D
  • Transparent 3D3F403D3F40
  • Transparent 303233303233
  • Transparent 242626242626
  • Transparent 18191A18191A
  • Transparent 0C0D0D0C0D0D

#797D80 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.