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#ADA5A5 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Gray (X11)

What is hex #ADA5A5 Color?

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The color name of hex code #ADA5A5 is Dark Gray (X11). The RGB values are (173, 165, 165) which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:5 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, #ADA5A5 has a hue of 0°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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 #ADA5A5 Color Codes

Color NameDark Gray (X11)
RGB Values(173, 165, 165)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 5%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 5%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#525A5A [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®407 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#A5ADAD [Metallic Silver]
#ADA5A5 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Luma)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Hex #ADA5A5 Color Palettes

ADA5A5 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of ADA5A5. Complementary color is A5ADAD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #ADA5A5 is #A5ADAD which is called Metallic Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ADA5A5 color is offered by #A5ADAD. 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 (ADA5A5, ADA9A5 and ADA5A9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #ADA5A5 are #ADA9A5 and #ADA5A9, called Dark Gray (X11) and Dark Gray (X11), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #ADA5A5 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 (ADA5A5, A5ADA9 and A5A9AD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #ADA5A5 are #A5ADA9 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A5A9AD (Metallic Silver). 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 (ADA5A5, A5ADA5 and A5A5AD)

Triadic Palette

#ADA5A5 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A5ADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A5A5AD (Metallic Silver) along with #ADA5A5, 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 (ADA5A5, A5ADA5, A5ADAD and ADA5AD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #ADA5A5 has #A5ADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)), #A5ADAD (Metallic Silver) and #ADA5AD (Silver (Metallic)). 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 (ADA5A5, A9ADA5, A5ADAD and A9A5AD)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #ADA5A5 contains #A9ADA5 (Dark Gray (X11)), #A5ADAD (Metallic Silver) and #A9A5AD (Metallic Silver). 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 #ADA5A5 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #ADA5A5 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of ADA5A5 Color


  • Transparent BDB7B7BDB7B7
  • Transparent C6C0C0C6C0C0
  • Transparent CEC9C9CEC9C9
  • Transparent D6D2D2D6D2D2
  • Transparent DEDBDBDEDBDB
  • Transparent E6E4E4E6E4E4
  • Transparent EFEDEDEFEDED
  • Transparent F7F6F6F7F6F6


  • Transparent A49E9EA49E9E
  • Transparent A09A9AA09A9A
  • Transparent 9B96969B9696
  • Transparent 979393979393
  • Transparent 928F8F928F8F
  • Transparent 8E8B8B8E8B8B
  • Transparent 898787898787
  • Transparent 858484858484


  • Transparent 8A84848A8484
  • Transparent 797474797474
  • Transparent 686363686363
  • Transparent 575353575353
  • Transparent 454242454242
  • Transparent 343232343232
  • Transparent 232121232121
  • Transparent 111111111111

#ADA5A5 Color Patterns

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    #ADA5A5 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #ADA5A5 Plaid Pattern

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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.