Porpoise Color

HEX #636F74 / RGB (99, 111, 116)

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What is Porpoise Color?

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Porpoise has the hex code #636F74. The equivalent RGB values are (99, 111, 116), which means it is composed of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:15 M:4 Y:0 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, Porpoise has a hue of 198°, 15% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
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.

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

Hex Code#636F74
RGB Values(99, 111, 116)
CMYK Values(15%, 4%, 0%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(198°, 15%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#9C908B [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®5487 C
Closest RAL7031 [Blue grey]
Complementary Color#746863 [Dim Gray]
Porpoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Porpoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 636F74. Complementary color is 746863

Complementary Palette

The complement of Porpoise is Dim Gray with the hex code #746863. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #636F74 color is offered by #746863. 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 (636F74, 636774 and 637471)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Porpoise (#636F74) are Dim Gray (#636774) and Dark Silver (#637471). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Porpoise 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 (636F74, 746367 and 747163)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Porpoise (#636F74) are #746367 (Dim Gray) and #747163 (Dark Silver). 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 (636F74, 74636F and 6F7463)

Triadic Palette

Porpoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #74636F (Old Lavender) and #6F7463 (Dark Silver) along with #636F74 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 (636F74, 74636F, 746863 and 637468)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Porpoise has four colors - #74636F (Old Lavender), #746863 (Dim Gray) and #637468 (Dim Gray) in addition to the base color (#636F74). 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 (636F74, 716374, 746863 and 677463)

Square Palette

Porpoise square color palette has #716374 (Old Lavender), #746863 (Dim Gray) and #677463 (Axolotl). 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

Porpoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Porpoise 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 Porpoise Color


  • Transparent 828C90828C90
  • Transparent 929A9E929A9E
  • Transparent A1A9ACA1A9AC
  • Transparent B1B7BAB1B7BA
  • Transparent C1C5C7C1C5C7
  • Transparent D0D4D5D0D4D5
  • Transparent E0E2E3E0E2E3
  • Transparent EFF1F1EFF1F1


  • Transparent 697276697276
  • Transparent 6C74786C7478
  • Transparent 6F76796F7679
  • Transparent 72787A72787A
  • Transparent 74797B74797B
  • Transparent 777B7C777B7C
  • Transparent 7A7D7E7A7D7E
  • Transparent 7D7E7F7D7E7F


  • Transparent 4F595D4F595D
  • Transparent 454E51454E51
  • Transparent 3B43463B4346
  • Transparent 32383A32383A
  • Transparent 282C2E282C2E
  • Transparent 1E21231E2123
  • Transparent 141617141617
  • Transparent 0A0B0C0A0B0C

Porpoise Color Patterns

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    Porpoise Gingham Checks

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    Porpoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Porpoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Porpoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Porpoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Porpoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Porpoise Plaid Pattern

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