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Slate Gray Color

HEX #708090 / RGB (112, 128, 144)

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What is Slate Gray Color?

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Slate Gray has the hex code #708090. The equivalent RGB values are (112, 128, 144), which means it is composed of 29% red, 33% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:11 Y:0 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, Slate Gray has a hue of 210°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 56%.
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.

Named after slate material, the color is included in the web colors list. Thus, it can be used conveniently with its name, "SlateGray" or "SlateGrey", in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Note: The CMYK values listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Slate Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#708090
RGB Values(112, 128, 144)
CMYK Values(22%, 11%, 0%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 22%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#8F7F6F [Cinereous]
Closest Pantone®7544 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#908070 [Cinereous]
Slate Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Luma)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B4B4B4

Slate Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 708090. Complementary color is 908070

Complementary Palette

The complement of Slate Gray is Cinereous with the hex code #908070. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #708090 color is offered by #908070. 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 (708090, 707090 and 709090)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Slate Gray (#708090) are Rhythm (#707090) and Light Slate Gray (#709090). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Slate 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 (708090, 907070 and 909070)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Slate Gray (#708090) are #907070 (Bazaar) and #909070 (Artichoke). 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 (708090, 907080 and 809070)

Triadic Palette

Slate Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #907080 (Bazaar) and #809070 (Camouflage Green) along with #708090 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 (708090, 907080, 908070 and 709080)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Slate Gray has four colors - #907080 (Bazaar), #908070 (Cinereous) and #709080 (Oxley) in addition to the base color (#708090). 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 (708090, 907090, 908070 and 709070)

Square Palette

Slate Gray square color palette has #907090 (Mountbatten Pink), #908070 (Cinereous) and #709070 (Russian 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

Slate Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Slate 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 Slate Gray Color


  • Transparent 8D99A68D99A6
  • Transparent 9BA6B19BA6B1
  • Transparent A9B3BCA9B3BC
  • Transparent B8C0C8B8C0C8
  • Transparent C6CCD3C6CCD3
  • Transparent D4D9DED4D9DE
  • Transparent E2E6E9E2E6E9
  • Transparent F1F2F4F1F2F4


  • Transparent 73808D73808D
  • Transparent 75808B75808B
  • Transparent 76808A76808A
  • Transparent 788088788088
  • Transparent 7A80867A8086
  • Transparent 7B80857B8085
  • Transparent 7D80837D8083
  • Transparent 7E80827E8082


  • Transparent 5A66735A6673
  • Transparent 4E5A654E5A65
  • Transparent 434D56434D56
  • Transparent 384048384048
  • Transparent 2D333A2D333A
  • Transparent 22262B22262B
  • Transparent 161A1D161A1D
  • Transparent 0B0D0E0B0D0E

Slate Gray Color Patterns

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    Slate Gray Gingham Checks

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    Slate Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Slate Gray Plaid Pattern

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