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Smoky Blue Color

HEX #6F787D / RGB (111, 120, 125)

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What is Smoky Blue Color?

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Smoky Blue has the hex code #6F787D. The equivalent RGB values are (111, 120, 125), which means it is composed of 31% red, 34% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:4 Y:0 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, Smoky Blue has a hue of 201°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
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.

Smoky Blue is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 240 50 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.

Smoky Blue color hex code is #6F787D which can be used along with RGB (111, 120, 125) 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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Smoky Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#6F787D
RGB Values(111, 120, 125)
CMYK Values(11%, 4%, 0%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 11%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#908782 [Middle Grey]
Closest Pantone®444 C
Closest RAL9023 [Pearl dark grey]
Complementary Color#7D746F [Sonic Silver]
Smoky Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#767676
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Smoky Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6F787D. Complementary color is 7D746F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Smoky Blue is Sonic Silver with the hex code #7D746F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6F787D color is offered by #7D746F. 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 (6F787D, 6F717D and 6F7D7B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Smoky Blue (#6F787D) are Sonic Silver (#6F717D) and AuroMetalSaurus (#6F7D7B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Smoky Blue 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 (6F787D, 7D6F71 and 7D7B6F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Smoky Blue (#6F787D) are #7D6F71 (Old Lavender) and #7D7B6F (Sonic 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 (6F787D, 7D6F78 and 787D6F)

Triadic Palette

Smoky Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7D6F78 (Old Lavender) and #787D6F (Camouflage Green) along with #6F787D 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 (6F787D, 7D6F78, 7D746F and 6F7D74)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Smoky Blue has four colors - #7D6F78 (Old Lavender), #7D746F (Sonic Silver) and #6F7D74 (Smoke) in addition to the base color (#6F787D). 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 (6F787D, 7B6F7D, 7D746F and 717D6F)

Square Palette

Smoky Blue square color palette has #7B6F7D (Old Lavender), #7D746F (Sonic Silver) and #717D6F (Smoke). 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

Smoky Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Smoky Blue 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 Smoky Blue Color


  • Transparent 8C93978C9397
  • Transparent 9AA1A49AA1A4
  • Transparent A9AEB1A9AEB1
  • Transparent B7BCBEB7BCBE
  • Transparent C5C9CBC5C9CB
  • Transparent D4D7D8D4D7D8
  • Transparent E2E4E5E2E4E5
  • Transparent F1F2F2F1F2F2


  • Transparent 727A7E727A7E
  • Transparent 747A7E747A7E
  • Transparent 767B7E767B7E
  • Transparent 787C7F787C7F
  • Transparent 797D7F797D7F
  • Transparent 7B7E7F7B7E7F
  • Transparent 7D7E7F7D7E7F
  • Transparent 7E7F807E7F80


  • Transparent 596064596064
  • Transparent 4E54584E5458
  • Transparent 43484B43484B
  • Transparent 383C3F383C3F
  • Transparent 2C30322C3032
  • Transparent 212426212426
  • Transparent 161819161819
  • Transparent 0B0C0D0B0C0D

Smoky Blue Color Patterns

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    Smoky Blue Gingham Checks

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    Smoky Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Smoky Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Smoky Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Smoky Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoky Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoky Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoky Blue Plaid Pattern

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