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Pale Olive Color

HEX #C2C29A / RGB (194, 194, 154)

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What is Pale Olive Color?

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Pale Olive has the hex code #C2C29A. The equivalent RGB values are (194, 194, 154), which means it is composed of 36% red, 36% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:21 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pale Olive has a hue of 60°, 21% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Pale Olive 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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Pale Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#C2C29A
RGB Values(194, 194, 154)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 21%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 21%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#3D3D65 [American Blue]
Closest Pantone®5797 C
Closest RAL1000 [Green beige]
Complementary Color#9A9AC2 [Ceil]
Pale Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Luma)#BFBFBF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D9D9D9

Pale Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C2C29A. Complementary color is 9A9AC2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Olive is Ceil with the hex code #9A9AC2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C2C29A color is offered by #9A9AC2. 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.

C2C29A 9A9AC2
Analogous color palette with (C2C29A, AEC29A and C2AE9A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Olive (#C2C29A) are Laurel Green (#AEC29A) and Khaki (HTML/CSS) (#C2AE9A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Olive 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 (C2C29A, 9AAEC2 and AE9AC2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Olive (#C2C29A) are #9AAEC2 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #AE9AC2 (Pastel Purple). 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 (C2C29A, 9AC2C2 and C29AC2)

Triadic Palette

Pale Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9AC2C2 (Opal) and #C29AC2 (Pastel Violet) along with #C2C29A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

C2C29A 9AC2C2 C29AC2
Tetradic color palette with (C2C29A, 9AC2C2, 9A9AC2 and C29A9A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Olive has four colors - #9AC2C2 (Opal), #9A9AC2 (Ceil) and #C29A9A (Tuscany) in addition to the base color (#C2C29A). 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.

C2C29A 9AC2C2 9A9AC2 C29A9A
Square color palette with (C2C29A, 9AC2AE, 9A9AC2 and C29AAE)

Square Palette

Pale Olive square color palette has #9AC2AE (Cambridge Blue), #9A9AC2 (Ceil) and #C29AAE (Pastel Purple). 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

Pale Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Olive 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.

C2C29A A0C29A 9AC2B7 9AABC2 AB9AC2 C29AB7 C2A09A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pale Olive Color


  • Transparent CECEAECECEAE
  • Transparent D4D4B8D4D4B8
  • Transparent DADAC2DADAC2
  • Transparent E1E1CDE1E1CD
  • Transparent E7E7D7E7E7D7
  • Transparent EDEDE1EDEDE1
  • Transparent F3F3EBF3F3EB
  • Transparent F9F9F5F9F9F5


  • Transparent B5B595B5B595
  • Transparent AEAE92AEAE92
  • Transparent A8A890A8A890
  • Transparent A1A18DA1A18D
  • Transparent 9A9A8A9A9A8A
  • Transparent 949488949488
  • Transparent 8D8D858D8D85
  • Transparent 878783878783


  • Transparent 9B9B7B9B9B7B
  • Transparent 88886C88886C
  • Transparent 74745C74745C
  • Transparent 61614D61614D
  • Transparent 4E4E3E4E4E3E
  • Transparent 3A3A2E3A3A2E
  • Transparent 27271F27271F
  • Transparent 13130F13130F

Pale Olive Color Patterns

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    Pale Olive Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Olive Plaid Pattern

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