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Midnight Silver Color

HEX #A4A8AA / RGB (164, 168, 170)

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What is Midnight Silver Color?

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Midnight Silver has the hex code #A4A8AA. The equivalent RGB values are (164, 168, 170), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:1 Y:0 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Midnight Silver has a hue of 200°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Midnight Silver color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Midnight Silver 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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Midnight Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#A4A8AA
RGB Values(164, 168, 170)
CMYK Values(4%, 1%, 0%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 4%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5B5755 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 6 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#AAA6A4 [Quick Silver]
Midnight Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Luma)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Midnight Silver Color Palettes

Midnight Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A4A8AA. Complementary color is AAA6A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Midnight Silver is Quick Silver with the hex code #AAA6A4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A4A8AA color is offered by #AAA6A4. 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 (A4A8AA, A4A5AA and A4AAA9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Midnight Silver (#A4A8AA) are Quick Silver (#A4A5AA) and Dark Gray (X11) (#A4AAA9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Midnight Silver 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 (A4A8AA, AAA4A5 and AAA9A4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Midnight Silver (#A4A8AA) are #AAA4A5 (Quick Silver) and #AAA9A4 (Dark Gray (X11)). 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 (A4A8AA, AAA4A8 and A8AAA4)

Triadic Palette

Midnight Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AAA4A8 (Quick Silver) and #A8AAA4 (Quick Silver) along with #A4A8AA 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 (A4A8AA, AAA4A8, AAA6A4 and A4AAA6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Midnight Silver has four colors - #AAA4A8 (Quick Silver), #AAA6A4 (Quick Silver) and #A4AAA6 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#A4A8AA). 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 (A4A8AA, A9A4AA, AAA6A4 and A5AAA4)

Square Palette

Midnight Silver square color palette has #A9A4AA (Dark Gray (X11)), #AAA6A4 (Quick Silver) and #A5AAA4 (Quick 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.

Rainbow color

Midnight Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Midnight Silver 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 Midnight Silver Color


  • Transparent B6B9BBB6B9BB
  • Transparent BFC2C4BFC2C4
  • Transparent C8CBCCC8CBCC
  • Transparent D2D4D5D2D4D5
  • Transparent DBDCDDDBDCDD
  • Transparent E4E5E6E4E5E6
  • Transparent EDEEEEEDEEEE
  • Transparent F6F6F7F6F6F7


  • Transparent 9DA0A29DA0A2
  • Transparent 999C9D999C9D
  • Transparent 969899969899
  • Transparent 929495929495
  • Transparent 8E90918E9091
  • Transparent 8B8C8D8B8C8D
  • Transparent 878888878888
  • Transparent 848484848484


  • Transparent 838688838688
  • Transparent 737677737677
  • Transparent 626566626566
  • Transparent 525455525455
  • Transparent 424344424344
  • Transparent 313233313233
  • Transparent 212222212222
  • Transparent 101111101111

Midnight Silver Color Patterns

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    Midnight Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Midnight Silver Plaid Pattern

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