Ultimate Gray

HEX #939597 / RGB (147, 149, 151)

Gray rock

What is Ultimate Gray Color?

Ultimate Gray (Hex code: 939597) Thumbnail

Ultimate Gray is a medium gray color from the Textile Cotton eXtended PantoneĀ® list where it is numbered 17-5104 TCX. It is not part of the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, it can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB and/or HSL values.

Please note that the CMYK values have not been specified by Pantone and the ones mentioned on this page are only approximates.

Ultimate Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#939597
RGB Values(147, 149, 151)
CMYK Values(3%, 1%, 0%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 3%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6C6A68 [Dim Gray]
Pantone®17-5104 TCX
Closest RAL7045 [Telegrey 1]
Complementary Color#979593 [Spanish Gray]
Ultimate Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Weighted Average (Most Common)#959595
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Ultimate Gray Color Palettes

Ultimate Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 939597. Complementary color is 979593

Complementary Palette

The complement of Ultimate Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #979593. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #939597 color is offered by #979593. 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 (939597, 939397 and 939797)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Ultimate Gray (#939597) are Spanish Gray (#939397) and Spanish Gray (#939797). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Ultimate 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (939597, 979393 and 979793)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Ultimate Gray (#939597) are #979393 (Spanish Gray) and #979793 (Spanish Gray). 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 (939597, 979395 and 959793)

Triadic Palette

Ultimate Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #979395 (Spanish Gray) and #959793 (Spanish Gray) along with #939597 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 (939597, 979395, 979593 and 939795)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Ultimate Gray has four colors - #979395 (Spanish Gray), #979593 (Spanish Gray) and #939795 (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#939597). 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 (939597, 979397, 979593 and 939793)

Square Palette

Ultimate Gray square color palette has #979397 (Spanish Gray), #979593 (Spanish Gray) and #939793 (Spanish Gray). 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

Ultimate Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Ultimate 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Ultimate Gray Color


  • Transparent A9AAAC#A9AAAC
  • Transparent B3B5B6#B3B5B6
  • Transparent BEBFC1#BEBFC1
  • Transparent C9CACB#C9CACB
  • Transparent D4D5D5#D4D5D5
  • Transparent DFDFE0#DFDFE0
  • Transparent E9EAEA#E9EAEA
  • Transparent F4F4F5#F4F4F5


  • Transparent 8F9192#8F9192
  • Transparent 8D8F90#8D8F90
  • Transparent 8B8D8E#8B8D8E
  • Transparent 8A8B8C#8A8B8C
  • Transparent 888889#888889
  • Transparent 868687#868687
  • Transparent 848485#848485
  • Transparent 828282#828282


  • Transparent 767779#767779
  • Transparent 67686A#67686A
  • Transparent 58595B#58595B
  • Transparent 4A4B4C#4A4B4C
  • Transparent 3B3C3C#3B3C3C
  • Transparent 2C2D2D#2C2D2D
  • Transparent 1D1E1E#1D1E1E
  • Transparent 0F0F0F#0F0F0F

Ultimate Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Ultimate Gray Plaid Pattern

Ultimate Gray Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Ultimate Gray color drawing room interior textured wall

Ultimate Gray Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Ultimate Gray color Living room wal color

Ultimate Gray Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Ultimate Gray color Bedroom interior wall color

Ultimate Gray Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Ultimate Gray color kitchen interior wall color

Ultimate Gray Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: klipartz.com