#9B9A98 Hex Code

Color Name: Spanish Gray

What is hex #9B9A98 Color?

Spanish Gray (Hex code: 9B9A98) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #9B9A98 is Spanish Gray. The RGB values are (155, 154, 152) which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:2 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9B9A98 has a hue of 40°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
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 #9B9A98 Color Codes

Color NameSpanish Gray
RGB Values(155, 154, 152)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 2%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 2%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#646567 [Granite Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 7 C
Closest RAL7004 [Signal grey]
Complementary Color#98999B [Spanish Gray]
#9B9A98 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Luma)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C5C5C5

Hex #9B9A98 Color Palettes

9B9A98 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 9B9A98. Complementary color is 98999B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9B9A98 is #98999B 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 #9B9A98 color is offered by #98999B. 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 (9B9A98, 9B9B98 and 9B9998)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9B9A98 are #9B9B98 and #9B9998, called Spanish Gray and Spanish Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9B9A98 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 (9B9A98, 989B9B and 99989B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9B9A98 are #989B9B (Spanish Gray) and #99989B (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.

Triadic color palette with (9B9A98, 989B9A and 9A989B)

Triadic Palette

#9B9A98 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #989B9A (Spanish Gray) and #9A989B (Spanish Gray) along with #9B9A98, 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 (9B9A98, 989B9A, 98999B and 9B9899)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9B9A98 has #989B9A (Spanish Gray), #98999B (Spanish Gray) and #9B9899 (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.

Square color palette with (9B9A98, 989B99, 98999B and 9B989B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9B9A98 contains #989B99 (Spanish Gray), #98999B (Spanish Gray) and #9B989B (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #9B9A98 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9B9A98 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.

Shades of Spanish Gray Color


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#9B9A98 Color Patterns

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    Spanish Gray Gingham Checks

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    Spanish Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Spanish 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.