Rainbow Grey Color

HEX #C5C5C3 / RGB (197, 197, 195)

Faded Rainbow Illustration

What is Rainbow Grey Color?

Rainbow Grey (Hex code: C5C5C3) Thumbnail

Rainbow Grey has the hex code #C5C5C3. The equivalent RGB values are (197, 197, 195), 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:1 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rainbow Grey has a hue of 60°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

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

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Rainbow Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#C5C5C3
RGB Values(197, 197, 195)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 1%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 1%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#3A3A3C [Onyx]
Closest Pantone®420 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C3C3C5 [Silver Sand]
Rainbow Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Rainbow Grey Color Palettes

Rainbow Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of C5C5C3. Complementary color is C3C3C5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rainbow Grey is Silver Sand with the hex code #C3C3C5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C5C5C3 color is offered by #C3C3C5. 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 (C5C5C3, C4C5C3 and C5C4C3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rainbow Grey (#C5C5C3) are Silver Sand (#C4C5C3) and Silver Sand (#C5C4C3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rainbow Grey 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 (C5C5C3, C3C4C5 and C4C3C5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rainbow Grey (#C5C5C3) are #C3C4C5 (Silver Sand) and #C4C3C5 (Silver Sand). 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.

C5C5C3 C3C4C5 C4C3C5
Triadic color palette with (C5C5C3, C3C5C5 and C5C3C5)

Triadic Palette

Rainbow Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C3C5C5 (Silver Sand) and #C5C3C5 (Silver Sand) along with #C5C5C3 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 (C5C5C3, C3C5C5, C3C3C5 and C5C3C3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rainbow Grey has four colors - #C3C5C5 (Silver Sand), #C3C3C5 (Silver Sand) and #C5C3C3 (Silver Sand) in addition to the base color (#C5C5C3). 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.

C5C5C3 C3C5C5 C3C3C5 C5C3C3
Square color palette with (C5C5C3, C3C5C4, C3C3C5 and C5C3C4)

Square Palette

Rainbow Grey square color palette has #C3C5C4 (Silver Sand), #C3C3C5 (Silver Sand) and #C5C3C4 (Silver Sand). 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.

C5C5C3 C3C5C4 C3C3C5 C5C3C4
Rainbow color

Rainbow Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rainbow Grey 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 Rainbow Grey Color


  • Transparent D1D1CFD1D1CF
  • Transparent D6D6D5D6D6D5
  • Transparent DCDCDBDCDCDB
  • Transparent E2E2E1E2E2E1
  • Transparent E8E8E7E8E8E7
  • Transparent EEEEEDEEEEED
  • Transparent F3F3F3F3F3F3
  • Transparent F9F9F9F9F9F9


  • Transparent B7B7B6B7B7B6
  • Transparent B0B0AFB0B0AF
  • Transparent A9A9A8A9A9A8
  • Transparent A3A3A2A3A3A2
  • Transparent 9C9C9B9C9C9B
  • Transparent 959594959594
  • Transparent 8E8E8D8E8E8D
  • Transparent 878787878787


  • Transparent 9E9E9C9E9E9C
  • Transparent 8A8A898A8A89
  • Transparent 767675767675
  • Transparent 636362636362
  • Transparent 4F4F4E4F4F4E
  • Transparent 3B3B3B3B3B3B
  • Transparent 272727272727
  • Transparent 141414141414

Rainbow Grey Color Patterns

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    Rainbow Grey Houndstooth Pattern

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    Rainbow Grey Trellis Pattern

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    Rainbow Grey Plaid Pattern

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