Color Name: Gainsboro
Hex Color Code: #DCDCDC
RGB Color Code: RGB(220, 220, 220)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 0.0%, 0.0%, 13.7%





Gainsboro belongs to the X11 web color. Gainsboro is a pale tone of gray.


What color is Gainsboro?

Gainsboro color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Gainsboro is #DCDCDC, and the RGB color code is RGB(220, 220, 220).

In the RGB color model, Gainsboro has a red value of 220, a green value of 220, and a blue value of 220. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 13.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0.0 % saturation, and 86.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Gainsboro has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0.0 % saturation and 86.3 % brightness/value.


Gainsboro is cool or warm?

The color Gainsboro is neither cool nor warm color. It is a neutral color


What is the LRV of Gainsboro?

Gainsboro has an LRV of nearly 72. By LRV value, it is a light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Gainsboro color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(220, 220, 220)
Red
220 (86.3%)
Green
220 (86.3%)
Blue
220 (86.3%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
13.73%

HSL

HSL(0deg, 0.0 %, 86.3 %)

Hue
Saturation
0.00 %.
Lightness
86.27 %.

RYB

RYB(13, 32, 24)
Red
13 (5.0%)
Yellow
32 (12.6%)
Blue
24 (9.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
Saturation
0.00 %.
Brightness / Value
86.27 %.

HWB

H: 0°

W: 86.27 %

B: 13.73 %

XYZ

X : 68.03

Y : 71.57

Z : 77.94

YXY

Y1 : 71.57

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 13.73%

M : 13.73%

Y : 13.73%


LRV

~ 71.6 %

Munsell Color System

N8.7

CIE-Lab

L : 87.76

A : 0

B : -0.01

CIE-Lch

L : 87.76

C : 0.01

H : 296.81

CIE-Luv

L : 87.76

U : 0

V : -0.02

Hunter-Lab

L : 84.6

A : -4.51

B : 4.6






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Gainsboro


Here are the colors similar to Gainsboro . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#D3D3D3
Light Gray
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)
#E5E4E2
Platinum
ΔE - 2.09 (97.9% similar)
#CCCCCC
Neon Silver
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


British Standard 4800


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Gainsboro to British Standard 4800


#E2E2E1
BS 10-A-01 - White
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
#E5E5E5
BS 22-C-33 - Soft Purple
ΔE - 2.00 (98.0% similar)
#D2D2D2
BS 02-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#E3E3DF
BS 22-B-15 - Swansdown
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)


RAL Design


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Gainsboro to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Gainsboro to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Gainsboro to Pantone PMS


#D4D5D4
PANTONE 10101 C
ΔE - 1.88 (98.1% similar)
#D0D3D4
PANTONE 427 C
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#D0D0CE
PANTONE Cool Gray 2 C
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#E3E3DD
PANTONE 9101 C
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)


RAL Classic


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Gainsboro to RAL Classic


#ECECE7
RAL 9003 - Signal White
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)
#C8C8C7
RAL 7047 - Telegray 4
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)
#D7D5CB
RAL 9002 Gray White
ΔE - 5.12 (94.9% similar)
#F1F0EA
RAL 9016 - Traffic White
ΔE - 5.24 (94.8% similar)





Paint similar to Gainsboro


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Gainsboro . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Dunn-Edwards


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Gainsboro to Dunn-Edwards


#DEDDDD
Silver Lake (DE 6379)
ΔE - 0.58 (99.4% similar)
#DBDBDA
Porpoise (DE 6373)
ΔE - 0.60 (99.4% similar)
#D8DADB
Silver Setting (DE 6359)
ΔE - 1.15 (98.9% similar)
#D5D7D9
December Sky (DE 6352)
ΔE - 1.76 (98.2% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Gainsboro to Sherwin Williams


#DDDCDB
Spatial White (SW 6259)
ΔE - 0.65 (99.4% similar)
#DCDEDC
Site White (SW 7070)
ΔE - 1.69 (98.3% similar)
#DEE0DE
Rhinestone (SW 7656)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
#DEDFDC
Nebulous White (SW 7063)
ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)


Valspar


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Gainsboro to Valspar


#D7D9DA
Fragile Blue (7004-10)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
#D9D8D6
Thundersnow (V171)
ΔE - 1.40 (98.6% similar)
#DFE1E1
Prudence (7004-13)
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)





Behr


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Gainsboro to Behr


#DBDCDB
Pixel White (N530-1)
ΔE - 0.85 (99.2% similar)
#DEDEDC
White Lie (MQ3-55)
ΔE - 1.17 (98.8% similar)
#DBDDDF
Script White (N540-1)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
#DBDDDB
Shiny Luster (N500-1)
ΔE - 1.66 (98.3% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Gainsboro to Benjamin Moore


#D8D9D8
Graytint (1611)
ΔE - 1.13 (98.9% similar)
#DCDFDE
Pearl River (871)
ΔE - 1.80 (98.2% similar)
#DFE2E3
Full Moon (2119-70)
ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
#E1E2E5
Heaven (2118-70)
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)


PPG Paints


Gainsboro color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Gainsboro to PPG Paints


#E1E1E2
Moondance (PPG1043-2)
ΔE - 1.26 (98.7% similar)
#D9DCDD
Spring Thaw (PPG1013-2)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
#E0DDDD
Silver Screen (PPG1014-3)
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
#DEDFE2
Wayward Winds (PPG1043-3)
ΔE - 1.70 (98.3% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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