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Neutral Cyan Color

HEX #8E9899 / RGB (142, 152, 153)

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What is Neutral Cyan Color?

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Neutral Cyan has the hex code #8E9899. The equivalent RGB values are (142, 152, 153), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:7 M:1 Y:0 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Neutral Cyan has a hue of 185°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

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

Hex Code#8E9899
RGB Values(142, 152, 153)
CMYK Values(7%, 1%, 0%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(185°, 7%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#716766 [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®443 C
Closest RAL7001 [Silver grey]
Complementary Color#998F8E [Philippine Gray]
Neutral Cyan Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Weighted Average (Most Common)#959595
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Neutral Cyan Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8E9899. Complementary color is 998F8E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Neutral Cyan is Philippine Gray with the hex code #998F8E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E9899 color is offered by #998F8E. 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 (8E9899, 8E9399 and 8E9995)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Neutral Cyan (#8E9899) are Spanish Gray (#8E9399) and Spanish Gray (#8E9995). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Neutral Cyan 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 (8E9899, 998E93 and 99958E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Neutral Cyan (#8E9899) are #998E93 (Spanish Gray) and #99958E (Spanish 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.

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Triadic color palette with (8E9899, 998E98 and 98998E)

Triadic Palette

Neutral Cyan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #998E98 (Spanish Gray) and #98998E (Spanish Gray) along with #8E9899 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 (8E9899, 998E98, 998F8E and 8E998F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Neutral Cyan has four colors - #998E98 (Spanish Gray), #998F8E (Philippine Gray) and #8E998F (Philippine Gray) in addition to the base color (#8E9899). 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 (8E9899, 958E99, 998F8E and 93998E)

Square Palette

Neutral Cyan square color palette has #958E99 (Spanish Gray), #998F8E (Philippine Gray) and #93998E (Spanish 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.

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Rainbow color

Neutral Cyan Color Rainbow Palette

Our Neutral Cyan 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 Neutral Cyan Color


  • Transparent A5ADADA5ADAD
  • Transparent B0B7B8B0B7B8
  • Transparent BBC1C2BBC1C2
  • Transparent C7CCCCC7CCCC
  • Transparent D2D6D6D2D6D6
  • Transparent DDE0E0DDE0E0
  • Transparent E8EAEBE8EAEB
  • Transparent F4F5F5F4F5F5


  • Transparent 8B93948B9394
  • Transparent 8A91928A9192
  • Transparent 888E8F888E8F
  • Transparent 878C8D878C8D
  • Transparent 868A8A868A8A
  • Transparent 848788848788
  • Transparent 838585838585
  • Transparent 818283818283


  • Transparent 727A7A727A7A
  • Transparent 636A6B636A6B
  • Transparent 555B5C555B5C
  • Transparent 474C4D474C4D
  • Transparent 393D3D393D3D
  • Transparent 2B2E2E2B2E2E
  • Transparent 1C1E1F1C1E1F
  • Transparent 0E0F0F0E0F0F

Neutral Cyan Color Patterns

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    Neutral Cyan Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Cyan Plaid Pattern

Neutral Cyan Color Interior Ideas

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