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Pure Gray Color

HEX #808080 / RGB (128, 128, 128)

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What is Pure Gray Color?

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Pure Gray has the hex code #808080. The equivalent RGB values are (128, 128, 128), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pure Gray has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Pure 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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Pure Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#808080
RGB Values(128, 128, 128)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#7F7F7F [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Closest Pantone®416 C
Closest RAL9022 [Pearl light grey]
Complementary Color#808080 [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Pure Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#808080
Weighted Average (Luma)#808080
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Pure Gray Color Palettes

Pure Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 808080. Complementary color is 808080

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pure Gray is Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) with the hex code #808080. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #808080 color is offered by #808080. 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 (808080, 808080 and 808080)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pure Gray (#808080) are Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#808080) and Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#808080). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pure 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (808080, 808080 and 808080)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pure Gray (#808080) are #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (808080, 808080 and 808080)

Triadic Palette

Pure Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) along with #808080 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 (808080, 808080, 808080 and 808080)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pure Gray has four colors - #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) in addition to the base color (#808080). 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 (808080, 808080, 808080 and 808080)

Square Palette

Pure Gray square color palette has #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #808080 (Gray (HTML/CSS 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

Pure Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pure 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Pure Gray Color


  • Transparent 999999999999
  • Transparent A6A6A6A6A6A6
  • Transparent B3B3B3B3B3B3
  • Transparent C0C0C0C0C0C0
  • Transparent CCCCCCCCCCCC
  • Transparent D9D9D9D9D9D9
  • Transparent E6E6E6E6E6E6
  • Transparent F2F2F2F2F2F2


  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 808080808080


  • Transparent 666666666666
  • Transparent 5A5A5A5A5A5A
  • Transparent 4D4D4D4D4D4D
  • Transparent 404040404040
  • Transparent 333333333333
  • Transparent 262626262626
  • Transparent 1A1A1A1A1A1A
  • Transparent 0D0D0D0D0D0D

Pure Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Gray Plaid Pattern

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