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#DEC9C7 Hex Code

Color Name: Dust Storm

What is hex #DEC9C7 Color?

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The color name of hex code #DEC9C7 is Dust Storm. The RGB values are (222, 201, 199) which means it is composed of 36% red, 32% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:10 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DEC9C7 has a hue of 5°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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 #DEC9C7 Color Codes

Color NameDust Storm
RGB Values(222, 201, 199)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 10%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(5°, 10%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#213638 [Gunmetal]
Closest Pantone®5035 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#C7DCDE [Columbia Blue]
#DEC9C7 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Luma)#CDCDCD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Hex #DEC9C7 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DEC9C7. Complementary color is C7DCDE

Complementary Palette

The complement of #DEC9C7 is #C7DCDE which is called Columbia Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DEC9C7 color is offered by #C7DCDE. 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 (DEC9C7, DED5C7 and DEC7D1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #DEC9C7 are #DED5C7 and #DEC7D1, called Bone and Dust Storm, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #DEC9C7 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 (DEC9C7, C7DED5 and C7D1DE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DEC9C7 are #C7DED5 (Columbia Blue) and #C7D1DE (Light Periwinkle). 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 (DEC9C7, C7DEC9 and C9C7DE)

Triadic Palette

#DEC9C7 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C7DEC9 (Pastel Gray) and #C9C7DE (Light Periwinkle) along with #DEC9C7, 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 (DEC9C7, C7DEC9, C7DCDE and DEC7DC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DEC9C7 has #C7DEC9 (Pastel Gray), #C7DCDE (Columbia Blue) and #DEC7DC (Languid Lavender). 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 (DEC9C7, D1DEC7, C7DCDE and D5C7DE)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DEC9C7 contains #D1DEC7 (Pastel Gray), #C7DCDE (Columbia Blue) and #D5C7DE (Languid Lavender). 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 #DEC9C7 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DEC9C7 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 DEC9C7 Color


  • Transparent E5D4D2E5D4D2
  • Transparent E8D9D8E8D9D8
  • Transparent EBDFDDEBDFDD
  • Transparent EFE4E3EFE4E3
  • Transparent F2E9E9F2E9E9
  • Transparent F5EFEEF5EFEE
  • Transparent F8F4F4F8F4F4
  • Transparent FCFAF9FCFAF9


  • Transparent CBBAB9CBBAB9
  • Transparent C2B3B2C2B3B2
  • Transparent B8ACABB8ACAB
  • Transparent AFA5A4AFA5A4
  • Transparent A69D9CA69D9C
  • Transparent 9C96959C9695
  • Transparent 938F8E938F8E
  • Transparent 898787898787


  • Transparent B2A19FB2A19F
  • Transparent 9B8D8B9B8D8B
  • Transparent 857977857977
  • Transparent 6F65646F6564
  • Transparent 595050595050
  • Transparent 433C3C433C3C
  • Transparent 2C28282C2828
  • Transparent 161414161414

#DEC9C7 Color Patterns

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    #DEC9C7 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #DEC9C7 Leaves Pattern

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    #DEC9C7 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #DEC9C7 Trellis Pattern

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    #DEC9C7 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.