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Spindrift Gray Color

HEX #96A1A9 / RGB (150, 161, 169)

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What is Spindrift Gray Color?

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Spindrift Gray has the hex code #96A1A9. The equivalent RGB values are (150, 161, 169), which means it is composed of 31% red, 34% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:5 Y:0 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Spindrift Gray has a hue of 205°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Spindrift 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Spindrift Gray 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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Spindrift Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#96A1A9
RGB Values(150, 161, 169)
CMYK Values(11%, 5%, 0%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 11%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#695E56 [Wenge]
Closest Pantone®7543 C
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#A99E96 [Grullo]
Spindrift Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Spindrift Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 96A1A9. Complementary color is A99E96

Complementary Palette

The complement of Spindrift Gray is Grullo with the hex code #A99E96. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #96A1A9 color is offered by #A99E96. 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 (96A1A9, 9698A9 and 96A9A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Spindrift Gray (#96A1A9) are Manatee (#9698A9) and Cadet Grey (#96A9A8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Spindrift 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 (96A1A9, A99698 and A9A896)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Spindrift Gray (#96A1A9) are #A99698 (Spanish Gray) and #A9A896 (Quick 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 (96A1A9, A996A1 and A1A996)

Triadic Palette

Spindrift Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A996A1 (Heliotrope Gray) and #A1A996 (Quick Silver) along with #96A1A9 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 (96A1A9, A996A1, A99E96 and 96A99E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Spindrift Gray has four colors - #A996A1 (Heliotrope Gray), #A99E96 (Grullo) and #96A99E (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#96A1A9). 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 (96A1A9, A896A9, A99E96 and 98A996)

Square Palette

Spindrift Gray square color palette has #A896A9 (Heliotrope Gray), #A99E96 (Grullo) and #98A996 (Morning Blue). 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

Spindrift Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Spindrift 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 Spindrift Gray Color


  • Transparent ABB4BAABB4BA
  • Transparent B6BDC3B6BDC3
  • Transparent C0C7CBC0C7CB
  • Transparent CBD0D4CBD0D4
  • Transparent D5D9DDD5D9DD
  • Transparent E0E3E5E0E3E5
  • Transparent EAECEEEAECEE
  • Transparent F5F6F6F5F6F6


  • Transparent 929AA1929AA1
  • Transparent 8F979D8F979D
  • Transparent 8D94998D9499
  • Transparent 8B91958B9195
  • Transparent 898D90898D90
  • Transparent 878A8C878A8C
  • Transparent 848788848788
  • Transparent 828384828384


  • Transparent 788187788187
  • Transparent 697176697176
  • Transparent 5A61655A6165
  • Transparent 4B51554B5155
  • Transparent 3C40443C4044
  • Transparent 2D30332D3033
  • Transparent 1E20221E2022
  • Transparent 0F10110F1011

Spindrift Gray Color Patterns

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    Spindrift Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Spindrift Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Spindrift Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spindrift Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spindrift Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spindrift Gray Plaid Pattern

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