Light Gray CMYK

HEX #D1D3D4 / RGB (209, 211, 212)

What is Light Gray CMYK Color?

Light Gray CMYK (Hex code: D1D3D4) Thumbnail

Light Gray CMYK values are (0, 0, 0, 20) which means it has 20 of black and 0 of the rest (cyan, magenta and yellow). The closest hex code of the color is #D1D3D4 with RGB equivalent values (209, 211, 212). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

Please understand that the hex code of the light gray CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

Light Gray CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#D1D3D4
RGB Values(209, 211, 212)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 1%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#2E2C2B [Pine Tree]
Closest Pantone®427 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#D4D2D1 [Light Gray]
Light Gray CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Luma)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E3E3E3

Light Gray CMYK Color Palettes

Light Gray CMYK is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of D1D3D4. Complementary color is D4D2D1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Gray CMYK is Light Gray with the hex code #D4D2D1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D1D3D4 color is offered by #D4D2D1. 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 (D1D3D4, D1D2D4 and D1D4D4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Gray CMYK (#D1D3D4) are Light Gray (#D1D2D4) and Light Gray (#D1D4D4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Gray CMYK with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (D1D3D4, D4D1D2 and D4D4D1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Gray CMYK (#D1D3D4) are #D4D1D2 (Light Gray) and #D4D4D1 (Light 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 (D1D3D4, D4D1D3 and D3D4D1)

Triadic Palette

Light Gray CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D4D1D3 (Light Gray) and #D3D4D1 (Light Gray) along with #D1D3D4 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 (D1D3D4, D4D1D3, D4D2D1 and D1D4D2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Gray CMYK has four colors - #D4D1D3 (Light Gray), #D4D2D1 (Light Gray) and #D1D4D2 (Light Gray) in addition to the base color (#D1D3D4). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (D1D3D4, D4D1D4, D4D2D1 and D2D4D1)

Square Palette

Light Gray CMYK square color palette has #D4D1D4 (Light Gray), #D4D2D1 (Light Gray) and #D2D4D1 (Light 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

Light Gray CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Gray CMYK rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Light Gray CMYK Color


  • Transparent DADCDD#DADCDD
  • Transparent DFE0E1#DFE0E1
  • Transparent E3E5E5#E3E5E5
  • Transparent E8E9EA#E8E9EA
  • Transparent EDEDEE#EDEDEE
  • Transparent F1F2F2#F1F2F2
  • Transparent F6F6F6#F6F6F6
  • Transparent FAFBFB#FAFBFB


  • Transparent C1C2C3#C1C2C3
  • Transparent B9BABB#B9BABB
  • Transparent B1B2B2#B1B2B2
  • Transparent A9AAAA#A9AAAA
  • Transparent A0A1A2#A0A1A2
  • Transparent 989999#989999
  • Transparent 909191#909191
  • Transparent 888888#888888


  • Transparent A7A9AA#A7A9AA
  • Transparent 929494#929494
  • Transparent 7D7F7F#7D7F7F
  • Transparent 696A6A#696A6A
  • Transparent 545455#545455
  • Transparent 3F3F40#3F3F40
  • Transparent 2A2A2A#2A2A2A
  • Transparent 151515#151515

Light Gray CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gray CMYK Plaid Pattern