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Medium Gray Color

HEX #71716F / RGB (113, 113, 111)

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What is Medium Gray Color?

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Medium Gray has the hex code #71716F. The equivalent RGB values are (113, 113, 111), which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:2 K:56. In the HSV/HSB scale, Medium Gray has a hue of 60°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 44%.
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.

Medium Gray color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, medium gray can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Medium Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#71716F
RGB Values(113, 113, 111)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 2%, 56%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 2%, 44%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#8E8E90 [Philippine Gray]
Closest Pantone®424 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#6F6F71 [Dark Silver]
Medium Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#717171
Weighted Average (Luma)#717171
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ACACAC

Medium Gray Color Palettes

Medium Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 71716F. Complementary color is 6F6F71

Complementary Palette

The complement of Medium Gray is Dark Silver with the hex code #6F6F71. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #71716F color is offered by #6F6F71. 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 (71716F, 70716F and 71706F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Medium Gray (#71716F) are Dark Silver (#70716F) and Dark Silver (#71706F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Medium Gray 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 (71716F, 6F7071 and 706F71)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Medium Gray (#71716F) are #6F7071 (Dark Silver) and #706F71 (Dark 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.

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Triadic color palette with (71716F, 6F7171 and 716F71)

Triadic Palette

Medium Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6F7171 (Dark Silver) and #716F71 (Dark Silver) along with #71716F 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 (71716F, 6F7171, 6F6F71 and 716F6F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Medium Gray has four colors - #6F7171 (Dark Silver), #6F6F71 (Dark Silver) and #716F6F (Dark Silver) in addition to the base color (#71716F). 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 (71716F, 6F7170, 6F6F71 and 716F70)

Square Palette

Medium Gray square color palette has #6F7170 (Dark Silver), #6F6F71 (Dark Silver) and #716F70 (Dark 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.

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Rainbow color

Medium Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Medium Gray 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 Medium Gray Color


  • Transparent 8D8D8C8D8D8C
  • Transparent 9C9C9A9C9C9A
  • Transparent AAAAA9AAAAA9
  • Transparent B8B8B7B8B8B7
  • Transparent C6C6C5C6C6C5
  • Transparent D4D4D4D4D4D4
  • Transparent E3E3E2E3E3E2
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1


  • Transparent 747472747472
  • Transparent 767674767674
  • Transparent 777776777776
  • Transparent 797978797978
  • Transparent 7A7A797A7A79
  • Transparent 7C7C7B7C7C7B
  • Transparent 7D7D7D7D7D7D
  • Transparent 7F7F7E7F7F7E


  • Transparent 5A5A595A5A59
  • Transparent 4F4F4E4F4F4E
  • Transparent 444443444443
  • Transparent 393938393938
  • Transparent 2D2D2C2D2D2C
  • Transparent 222221222221
  • Transparent 171716171716
  • Transparent 0B0B0B0B0B0B

Medium Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Gray Plaid Pattern

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