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#BBB39B Hex Code

Color Name: Khaki (HTML/CSS)

What is hex #BBB39B Color?

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The color name of hex code #BBB39B is Khaki (HTML/CSS). The RGB values are (187, 179, 155) which means it is composed of 36% red, 34% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:17 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BBB39B has a hue of 45°, 17% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #BBB39B Color Codes

Color NameKhaki (HTML/CSS)
RGB Values(187, 179, 155)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 17%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(45°, 17%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#444C64 [Independence]
Closest Pantone®7535 C
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#9BA3BB [Cadet Grey]
#BBB39B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Hex #BBB39B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BBB39B. Complementary color is 9BA3BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BBB39B is #9BA3BB which is called Cadet Grey. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BBB39B color is offered by #9BA3BB. 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 (BBB39B, B3BB9B and BBA39B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BBB39B are #B3BB9B and #BBA39B, called Laurel Green and Tuscany, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BBB39B 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 (BBB39B, 9BB3BB and A39BBB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BBB39B are #9BB3BB (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #A39BBB (Glossy Grape). 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 (BBB39B, 9BBBB3 and B39BBB)

Triadic Palette

#BBB39B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9BBBB3 (Cambridge Blue) and #B39BBB (Pastel Purple) along with #BBB39B, 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 (BBB39B, 9BBBB3, 9BA3BB and BB9BA3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BBB39B has #9BBBB3 (Cambridge Blue), #9BA3BB (Cadet Grey) and #BB9BA3 (Tuscany). 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 (BBB39B, 9BBBA3, 9BA3BB and BB9BB3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BBB39B contains #9BBBA3 (Eton Blue), #9BA3BB (Cadet Grey) and #BB9BB3 (Pastel Purple). 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 #BBB39B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BBB39B 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 BBB39B Color


  • Transparent C9C2AFC9C2AF
  • Transparent CFCAB9CFCAB9
  • Transparent D6D1C3D6D1C3
  • Transparent DDD9CDDDD9CD
  • Transparent E4E1D7E4E1D7
  • Transparent EBE8E1EBE8E1
  • Transparent F1F0EBF1F0EB
  • Transparent F8F7F5F8F7F5


  • Transparent AFA996AFA996
  • Transparent A9A493A9A493
  • Transparent A39F90A39F90
  • Transparent 9E9A8E9E9A8E
  • Transparent 98948B98948B
  • Transparent 928F88928F88
  • Transparent 8C8A858C8A85
  • Transparent 868583868583


  • Transparent 968F7C968F7C
  • Transparent 837D6D837D6D
  • Transparent 706B5D706B5D
  • Transparent 5E5A4E5E5A4E
  • Transparent 4B483E4B483E
  • Transparent 38362F38362F
  • Transparent 25241F25241F
  • Transparent 131210131210

#BBB39B 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.