Oat Color

HEX #CFBCA3 / RGB (207, 188, 163)

What is Oat Color?

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Oat has the hex code #CFBCA3. The equivalent RGB values are (207, 188, 163), which means it is composed of 37% red, 34% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:21 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Oat has a hue of 34°, 21% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

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

Hex Code#CFBCA3
RGB Values(207, 188, 163)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 21%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(34°, 21%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#30435C [Charcoal]
Closest Pantone®481 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#A3B6CF [Wild Blue Yonder]
Oat Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BFBFBF
Weighted Average (Luma)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D9D9D9

Oat Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CFBCA3. Complementary color is A3B6CF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Oat is Wild Blue Yonder with the hex code #A3B6CF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CFBCA3 color is offered by #A3B6CF. 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 (CFBCA3, CCCFA3 and CFA6A3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Oat (#CFBCA3) are Dark Vanilla (#CCCFA3) and Pastel Pink (#CFA6A3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Oat 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 (CFBCA3, A3CCCF and A6A3CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Oat (#CFBCA3) are #A3CCCF (Pastel Blue) and #A6A3CF (Blue Bell). 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 (CFBCA3, A3CFBC and BCA3CF)

Triadic Palette

Oat triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A3CFBC (Turquoise Green) and #BCA3CF (Lilac) along with #CFBCA3 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 (CFBCA3, A3CFBC, A3B6CF and CFA3B6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Oat has four colors - #A3CFBC (Turquoise Green), #A3B6CF (Wild Blue Yonder) and #CFA3B6 (Silver Pink) in addition to the base color (#CFBCA3). 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 (CFBCA3, A3CFA6, A3B6CF and CFA3CC)

Square Palette

Oat square color palette has #A3CFA6 (Eton Blue), #A3B6CF (Wild Blue Yonder) and #CFA3CC (Lilac). 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

Oat Color Rainbow Palette

Our Oat 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 Oat Color


  • Transparent D9C9B5D9C9B5
  • Transparent DDD0BFDDD0BF
  • Transparent E2D7C8E2D7C8
  • Transparent E7DED1E7DED1
  • Transparent ECE4DAECE4DA
  • Transparent F1EBE3F1EBE3
  • Transparent F5F2EDF5F2ED
  • Transparent FAF8F6FAF8F6


  • Transparent BFB09CBFB09C
  • Transparent B7AA99B7AA99
  • Transparent AFA495AFA495
  • Transparent A89E92A89E92
  • Transparent A0988EA0988E
  • Transparent 98928B98928B
  • Transparent 908C87908C87
  • Transparent 888684888684


  • Transparent A69682A69682
  • Transparent 918472918472
  • Transparent 7C71627C7162
  • Transparent 685E52685E52
  • Transparent 534B41534B41
  • Transparent 3E38313E3831
  • Transparent 292621292621
  • Transparent 151310151310

Oat Color Patterns

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    Oat Gingham Checks

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    Oat Polka Dots Pattern

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    Oat Honeycomb Pattern

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    Oat Leaves Pattern

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    Oat Houndstooth Pattern

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    Oat Trellis Pattern

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    Oat Plaid Pattern

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