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Rich Olive Color

HEX #3E4740 / RGB (62, 71, 64)

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What is Rich Olive Color?

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Rich Olive has the hex code #3E4740. The equivalent RGB values are (62, 71, 64), which means it is composed of 31% red, 36% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:13 M:0 Y:10 K:72. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rich Olive has a hue of 133°, 13% saturation and a brightness value of 28%.
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.

Rich Olive is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 160 30 05. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Rich Olive color hex code is #3E4740 which can be used along with RGB (62, 71, 64) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Rich Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#3E4740
RGB Values(62, 71, 64)
CMYK Values(13%, 0%, 10%, 72%)
HSV/HSB Values(133°, 13%, 28%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C1B8BF [Gray (X11)]
Closest Pantone®446 C
Closest RAL7026 [Granite grey]
Complementary Color#473E45 [Purple Taupe]
Rich Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#454545
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#898989

Rich Olive Color Palettes

Rich Olive is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 3E4740. Complementary color is 473E45

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rich Olive is Purple Taupe with the hex code #473E45. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3E4740 color is offered by #473E45. 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 (3E4740, 3E4745 and 41473E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rich Olive (#3E4740) are Arsenic (#3E4745) and Rifle Green (#41473E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rich 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (3E4740, 453E47 and 473E41)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rich Olive (#3E4740) are #453E47 (Arsenic) and #473E41 (Dark Puce). 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 (3E4740, 403E47 and 47403E)

Triadic Palette

Rich Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #403E47 (Arsenic) and #47403E (Dark Puce) along with #3E4740 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 (3E4740, 403E47, 473E45 and 45473E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rich Olive has four colors - #403E47 (Arsenic), #473E45 (Purple Taupe) and #45473E (Rifle Green) in addition to the base color (#3E4740). 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 (3E4740, 3E4147, 473E45 and 47453E)

Square Palette

Rich Olive square color palette has #3E4147 (Arsenic), #473E45 (Purple Taupe) and #47453E (Rifle Green). 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

Rich Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rich 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Rich Olive Color


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  • Transparent 787E79787E79
  • Transparent 8B918C8B918C
  • Transparent 9FA3A09FA3A0
  • Transparent B2B5B3B2B5B3
  • Transparent C5C8C6C5C8C6
  • Transparent D8DAD9D8DAD9
  • Transparent ECEDECECEDEC


  • Transparent 4B524D4B524D
  • Transparent 525853525853
  • Transparent 585E5A585E5A
  • Transparent 5F64605F6460
  • Transparent 666966666966
  • Transparent 6C6F6D6C6F6D
  • Transparent 737573737573
  • Transparent 797A7A797A7A


  • Transparent 323933323933
  • Transparent 2B322D2B322D
  • Transparent 252B26252B26
  • Transparent 1F24201F2420
  • Transparent 191C1A191C1A
  • Transparent 131513131513
  • Transparent 0C0E0D0C0E0D
  • Transparent 060706060706

Rich Olive Color Patterns

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    Rich Olive Gingham Checks

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    Rich Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Rich Olive Polka Dots Pattern

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    Rich Olive Honeycomb Pattern

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    Rich Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Olive Plaid Pattern

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