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#979797 Hex Code

Color Name: Spanish Gray

What is hex #979797 Color?

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The color name of hex code #979797 is Spanish Gray. The RGB values are (151, 151, 151) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, #979797 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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 #979797 Color Codes

Color NameSpanish Gray
RGB Values(151, 151, 151)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#686868 [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7036 [Platinum grey]
Complementary Color#979797 [Spanish Gray]
#979797 Converted to Grayscale Codes
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Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Hex #979797 Color Palettes

979797 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 979797. Complementary color is 979797

Complementary Palette

The complement of #979797 is #979797 which is called Spanish Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #979797 color is offered by #979797. 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 (979797, 979797 and 979797)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #979797 are #979797 and #979797, called Spanish Gray and Spanish Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #979797 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 (979797, 979797 and 979797)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #979797 are #979797 (Spanish Gray) and #979797 (Spanish 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 (979797, 979797 and 979797)

Triadic Palette

#979797 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #979797 (Spanish Gray) and #979797 (Spanish Gray) along with #979797, 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 (979797, 979797, 979797 and 979797)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #979797 has #979797 (Spanish Gray), #979797 (Spanish Gray) and #979797 (Spanish 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 (979797, 979797, 979797 and 979797)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #979797 contains #979797 (Spanish Gray), #979797 (Spanish Gray) and #979797 (Spanish 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 #979797 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #979797 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 979797 Color


  • Transparent ACACACACACAC
  • Transparent B6B6B6B6B6B6
  • Transparent C1C1C1C1C1C1
  • Transparent CBCBCBCBCBCB
  • Transparent D5D5D5D5D5D5
  • Transparent E0E0E0E0E0E0
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent F5F5F5F5F5F5


  • Transparent 929292929292
  • Transparent 909090909090
  • Transparent 8E8E8E8E8E8E
  • Transparent 8C8C8C8C8C8C
  • Transparent 898989898989
  • Transparent 878787878787
  • Transparent 858585858585
  • Transparent 828282828282


  • Transparent 797979797979
  • Transparent 6A6A6A6A6A6A
  • Transparent 5B5B5B5B5B5B
  • Transparent 4C4C4C4C4C4C
  • Transparent 3C3C3C3C3C3C
  • Transparent 2D2D2D2D2D2D
  • Transparent 1E1E1E1E1E1E
  • Transparent 0F0F0F0F0F0F

#979797 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.