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Matte Olive Green Color

HEX #A8A65C / RGB (168, 166, 92)

Green olive with leaves

What is Matte Olive Green Color?

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Matte Olive Green has the hex code #A8A65C. The equivalent RGB values are (168, 166, 92), which means it is composed of 39% red, 39% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:45 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Olive Green has a hue of 58°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Matte Olive Green is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the matte olive green CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Matte Olive Green Color Codes

Hex Code#A8A65C
RGB Values(168, 166, 92)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 45%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(58°, 45%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#5759A3 [Liberty]
Closest Pantone®5777 C
Closest RAL1020 [Olive yellow]
Complementary Color#5C5EA8 [Liberty]
Matte Olive Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Luma)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Matte Olive Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A8A65C. Complementary color is 5C5EA8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Olive Green is Liberty with the hex code #5C5EA8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A8A65C color is offered by #5C5EA8. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (A8A65C, 84A85C and A8805C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Olive Green (#A8A65C) are Moss Green (#84A85C) and Café Au Lait (#A8805C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte Olive Green 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (A8A65C, 5C84A8 and 805CA8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Olive Green (#A8A65C) are #5C84A8 (Rackley) and #805CA8 (Royal Purple). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A8A65C, 5CA8A6 and A65CA8)

Triadic Palette

Matte Olive Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5CA8A6 (Cadet Blue) and #A65CA8 (Purpureus) along with #A8A65C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (A8A65C, 5CA8A6, 5C5EA8 and A85C5E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Olive Green has four colors - #5CA8A6 (Cadet Blue), #5C5EA8 (Liberty) and #A85C5E (Deep Puce) in addition to the base color (#A8A65C). 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.

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Square color palette with (A8A65C, 5CA880, 5C5EA8 and A85C84)

Square Palette

Matte Olive Green square color palette has #5CA880 (Shiny Shamrock), #5C5EA8 (Liberty) and #A85C84 (Antique Fuchsia). 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.

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Rainbow color

Matte Olive Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte Olive Green 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Matte Olive Green Color


  • Transparent B9B87DB9B87D
  • Transparent C2C18DC2C18D
  • Transparent CBCA9DCBCA9D
  • Transparent D4D3AED4D3AE
  • Transparent DCDBBEDCDBBE
  • Transparent E5E4CEE5E4CE
  • Transparent EEEDDEEEEDDE
  • Transparent F6F6EFF6F6EF


  • Transparent A09E63A09E63
  • Transparent 9C9B679C9B67
  • Transparent 98976A98976A
  • Transparent 94936E94936E
  • Transparent 908F72908F72
  • Transparent 8C8B758C8B75
  • Transparent 888879888879
  • Transparent 84847C84847C


  • Transparent 86854A86854A
  • Transparent 767440767440
  • Transparent 656437656437
  • Transparent 54532E54532E
  • Transparent 434225434225
  • Transparent 32321C32321C
  • Transparent 222112222112
  • Transparent 111109111109

Matte Olive Green Color Patterns

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    Matte Olive Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Olive Green Plaid Pattern

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