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Tempered Grey Color

HEX #A1AEB1 / RGB (161, 174, 177)

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What is Tempered Grey Color?

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Tempered Grey has the hex code #A1AEB1. The equivalent RGB values are (161, 174, 177), which means it is composed of 31% red, 34% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:2 Y:0 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Tempered Grey has a hue of 191°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Tempered Grey is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 220 70 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.

Tempered Grey color hex code is #A1AEB1 which can be used along with RGB (161, 174, 177) 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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Tempered Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#A1AEB1
RGB Values(161, 174, 177)
CMYK Values(9%, 2%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(191°, 9%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5E514E [Wenge]
Closest Pantone®429 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#B1A4A1 [Quick Silver]
Tempered Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Tempered Grey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A1AEB1. Complementary color is B1A4A1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Tempered Grey is Quick Silver with the hex code #B1A4A1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A1AEB1 color is offered by #B1A4A1. 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.

Analogous color palette with (A1AEB1, A1A6B1 and A1B1AC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Tempered Grey (#A1AEB1) are Metallic Silver (#A1A6B1) and Metallic Silver (#A1B1AC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tempered 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (A1AEB1, B1A1A6 and B1ACA1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tempered Grey (#A1AEB1) are #B1A1A6 (Lilac Luster) and #B1ACA1 (Dark Gray (X11)). 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.

Triadic color palette with (A1AEB1, B1A1AE and AEB1A1)

Triadic Palette

Tempered Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B1A1AE (Pastel Purple) and #AEB1A1 (Laurel Green) along with #A1AEB1 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (A1AEB1, B1A1AE, B1A4A1 and A1B1A4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Tempered Grey has four colors - #B1A1AE (Pastel Purple), #B1A4A1 (Quick Silver) and #A1B1A4 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#A1AEB1). 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.

Square color palette with (A1AEB1, ACA1B1, B1A4A1 and A6B1A1)

Square Palette

Tempered Grey square color palette has #ACA1B1 (Pastel Purple), #B1A4A1 (Quick Silver) and #A6B1A1 (Laurel 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.

Rainbow color

Tempered Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Tempered 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.

A1AEB1 A2A1B1 AFA1B1 B1A1A5 B1ABA1 A9B1A1 A1B1A6

Tints, Tones & Shades of Tempered Grey Color


  • Transparent B4BEC1B4BEC1
  • Transparent BDC6C8BDC6C8
  • Transparent C7CED0C7CED0
  • Transparent D0D7D8D0D7D8
  • Transparent D9DFE0D9DFE0
  • Transparent E3E7E8E3E7E8
  • Transparent ECEFEFECEFEF
  • Transparent F6F7F7F6F7F7


  • Transparent 9AA5A79AA5A7
  • Transparent 97A0A297A0A2
  • Transparent 949C9D949C9D
  • Transparent 919799919799
  • Transparent 8D92948D9294
  • Transparent 8A8E8F8A8E8F
  • Transparent 87898A87898A
  • Transparent 838585838585


  • Transparent 818B8E818B8E
  • Transparent 717A7C717A7C
  • Transparent 61686A61686A
  • Transparent 515759515759
  • Transparent 404647404647
  • Transparent 303435303435
  • Transparent 202323202323
  • Transparent 101112101112

Tempered Grey Color Patterns

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    Tempered Grey Gingham Checks

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    Tempered Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tempered Grey Plaid Pattern

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