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Olive Gray Color

HEX #A09F8D / RGB (160, 159, 141)

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What is Olive Gray Color?

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Olive Gray has the hex code #A09F8D. The equivalent RGB values are (160, 159, 141), which means it is composed of 35% red, 35% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:12 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, Olive Gray has a hue of 57°, 12% saturation and a brightness value of 63%.
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.

Olive Gray 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Olive Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A09F8D
RGB Values(160, 159, 141)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 12%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(57°, 12%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5F6072 [Black Coral]
Closest Pantone®7536 C
Closest RAL7004 [Signal grey]
Complementary Color#8D8EA0 [Cool Grey]
Olive Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Olive Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A09F8D. Complementary color is 8D8EA0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Olive Gray is Cool Grey with the hex code #8D8EA0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A09F8D color is offered by #8D8EA0. 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.

A09F8D 8D8EA0
Analogous color palette with (A09F8D, 98A08D and A0968D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Olive Gray (#A09F8D) are Spanish Gray (#98A08D) and Grullo (#A0968D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive 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.

A09F8D 98A08D A0968D
Split Complementary color palette with (A09F8D, 8D98A0 and 968DA0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Gray (#A09F8D) are #8D98A0 (Morning Blue) and #968DA0 (Deep Amethyst). 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.

A09F8D 8D98A0 968DA0
Triadic color palette with (A09F8D, 8DA09F and 9F8DA0)

Triadic Palette

Olive Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8DA09F (Morning Blue) and #9F8DA0 (Deep Amethyst) along with #A09F8D 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 (A09F8D, 8DA09F, 8D8EA0 and A08D8E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Olive Gray has four colors - #8DA09F (Morning Blue), #8D8EA0 (Cool Grey) and #A08D8E (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#A09F8D). 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.

A09F8D 8DA09F 8D8EA0 A08D8E
Square color palette with (A09F8D, 8DA096, 8D8EA0 and A08D98)

Square Palette

Olive Gray square color palette has #8DA096 (Morning Blue), #8D8EA0 (Cool Grey) and #A08D98 (Deep Amethyst). 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.

A09F8D 8DA096 8D8EA0 A08D98
Rainbow color

Olive Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Olive 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.

A09F8D 91A08D 8DA09A 8D96A0 948DA0 A08D9C A08F8D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Olive Gray Color


  • Transparent B3B2A4B3B2A4
  • Transparent BDBCAFBDBCAF
  • Transparent C6C5BBC6C5BB
  • Transparent D0CFC6D0CFC6
  • Transparent D9D9D1D9D9D1
  • Transparent E3E2DDE3E2DD
  • Transparent ECECE8ECECE8
  • Transparent F6F5F4F6F5F4


  • Transparent 9A998A9A998A
  • Transparent 969689969689
  • Transparent 939388939388
  • Transparent 909087909087
  • Transparent 8D8C858D8C85
  • Transparent 8A89848A8984
  • Transparent 868683868683
  • Transparent 838381838381


  • Transparent 807F71807F71
  • Transparent 706F63706F63
  • Transparent 605F55605F55
  • Transparent 505047505047
  • Transparent 404038404038
  • Transparent 30302A30302A
  • Transparent 20201C20201C
  • Transparent 10100E10100E

Olive Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Gray Plaid Pattern

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