#986E19 Hex Code

Color Name: Bistre Brown

What is hex #986E19 Color?

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The color name of hex code #986E19 is Bistre Brown. The RGB values are (152, 110, 25) which means it is composed of 53% red, 38% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:84 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, #986E19 has a hue of 40°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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 #986E19 Color Codes

Color NameBistre Brown
RGB Values(152, 110, 25)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 84%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 84%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#996600
Inverse Color#6791E6 [Cornflower Blue]
Closest Pantone®126 C
Closest RAL8001 [Ochre brown]
Complementary Color#194398 [Yale Blue]
#986E19 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#606060
Weighted Average (Most Common)#717171
Weighted Average (Luma)#717171
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ACACAC

Hex #986E19 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 986E19. Complementary color is 194398

Complementary Palette

The complement of #986E19 is #194398 which is called Yale Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #986E19 color is offered by #194398. 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 (986E19, 839819 and 982F19)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #986E19 are #839819 and #982F19, called Olive Drab (#3) and Deep Dumpling, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #986E19 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 (986E19, 198398 and 2F1998)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #986E19 are #198398 (Metallic Seaweed) and #2F1998 (Pixie Powder). 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 (986E19, 19986E and 6E1998)

Triadic Palette

#986E19 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #19986E (Green (Crayola)) and #6E1998 (Chinese Purple) along with #986E19, 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 (986E19, 19986E, 194398 and 981943)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #986E19 has #19986E (Green (Crayola)), #194398 (Yale Blue) and #981943 (Big Dip O’ruby). 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 (986E19, 19982F, 194398 and 981983)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #986E19 contains #19982F (Forest Green (Web)), #194398 (Yale Blue) and #981983 (Dark Magenta). 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 #986E19 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #986E19 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 986E19 Color


  • Transparent AD8B47AD8B47
  • Transparent B79A5EB79A5E
  • Transparent C1A875C1A875
  • Transparent CCB78CCCB78C
  • Transparent D6C5A3D6C5A3
  • Transparent E0D4BAE0D4BA
  • Transparent EAE2D1EAE2D1
  • Transparent F5F1E8F5F1E8


  • Transparent 93722E93722E
  • Transparent 917338917338
  • Transparent 8E75428E7542
  • Transparent 8C774D8C774D
  • Transparent 8A79578A7957
  • Transparent 877B61877B61
  • Transparent 857C6B857C6B
  • Transparent 827E76827E76


  • Transparent 7A58147A5814
  • Transparent 6A4D126A4D12
  • Transparent 5B420F5B420F
  • Transparent 4C370D4C370D
  • Transparent 3D2C0A3D2C0A
  • Transparent 2E21082E2108
  • Transparent 1E16051E1605
  • Transparent 0F0B030F0B03

#986E19 Color Patterns

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