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Behr Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) Paint Color


Color Name: Gateway Gray (MQ6-22)
Hex Color Code: #A0A09C
RGB Color Code: RGB(160, 160, 156)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 0.0%, 2.5%, 37.3%





About Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) color - its meaning and example


What color is Gateway Gray (MQ6-22)?

Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) is #A0A09C, and the RGB color code is RGB(160, 160, 156).

In the RGB color model, Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) has a red value of 160, a green value of 160, and a blue value of 156. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 2.5% yellow, and 37.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 60° (degrees), 2.1 % saturation, and 62.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) has a hue of 60° (degrees), 2.5 % saturation and 62.7 % brightness/value.


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) is cool or warm?

The color Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22)?

Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) has an LRV of nearly 35. By LRV value, it is a medium 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.



Dark Color

Gateway Gray (MQ6-22)

Light Color


Compare LRV 35 of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 35 puts Behr Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(160, 160, 156)
Red
160 (62.7%)
Green
160 (62.7%)
Blue
156 (61.2%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
2.50%
Key
37.25%

HSL

HSL(60deg, 2.1 %, 62.0 %)

Hue
60°
Saturation
2.06 %.
Lightness
61.96 %.

RYB

RYB(48, 78, 71)
Red
48 (18.9%)
Yellow
78 (30.5%)
Blue
71 (28.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
60°
Saturation
2.50 %.
Brightness / Value
62.75 %.

HWB

H: 60°

W: 61.18 %

B: 37.25 %

XYZ

X : 33.07

Y : 35.02

Z : 36.47

YXY

Y1 : 35.02

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 37.25%

M : 37.25%

Y : 38.82%


LRV

~ 35 %

Munsell Color System

4.8GY 6.4/0.4

CIE-Lab

L : 65.76

A : -0.75

B : 2.07

CIE-Lch

L : 65.76

C : 2.21

H : 109.92

CIE-Luv

L : 65.76

U : 0.23

V : 3.11

Hunter-Lab

L : 59.17

A : -3.8

B : 4.88






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) (Paint - Behr). 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.



#A6A6A6
Quick Silver
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)
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Dark Gray
ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)
#B0A999
Greige
ΔE - 6.43 (93.6% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to RAL Design




RAL Classic


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to RAL Classic


#A1A1A0
RAL 9006 - White Aluminium
ΔE - 1.71 (98.3% similar)
#9B9B9B
RAL 7004 - Signal Gray
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
#989EA1
RAL 7040 - Window Gray
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)
#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 4.86 (95.1% similar)


British Standard 4800


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to British Standard 4800


#A3A3A3
BS 18-B-21 - Blue
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
#939393
BS 16-A-07 - Mid Grey
ΔE - 4.64 (95.4% similar)
#92969B
BS 02-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)


Pantone PMS


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Pantone PMS


#9EA2A2
PANTONE 422 C
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
#999999
PANTONE 4289 C
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
#9D9D9F
PANTONE 4276 C
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#A6A9AA
PANTONE Silver 10077 C
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)





Paint similar to Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) (Paint - Behr). 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.


Valspar


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Valspar


#A1A09B
Hazy Stratus (4004-1C)
ΔE - 0.65 (99.3% similar)
#9A9B97
Still Life in Gray (V120-2)
ΔE - 1.71 (98.3% similar)
#A7A7A2
Classic Grayscale (V121-2)
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
#A8A7A5
Warm Shale (M219)
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Sherwin Williams


#A0A09A
Stamped Concrete (SW 7655)
ΔE - 1.04 (99.0% similar)
#A7A8A2
Gray Matters (SW 7066)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
#AAA9A4
Ellie Gray (SW 7650)
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#969A96
Earl Grey (SW 7660)
ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Benjamin Moore


#9FA09E
Storm (AF-700)
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
#A09E9D
Sterling Silver (1461)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
#A5A2A0
Fusion (AF-675)
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)
#A3A8A8
Slate (CW-700)
ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)





PPG Paints


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to PPG Paints


#9F9F9D
Burnished Blade (PPG0995-5)
ΔE - 1.13 (98.9% similar)
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Statue Garden (PPG0996-3)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
#A4A7A4
Stepping Stone (PPG1010-4)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
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Playing Possum (PPG0997-5)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)


Behr


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Behr


#A0A09F
Elemental Gray (PPU26-06)
ΔE - 1.67 (98.3% similar)
#A4A6A3
Sharkskin (PPU25-04)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#A4A6A4
Chain Reaction (PPU25-16)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#A7A5A3
Smokey Wings (PPU26-07)
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) to Dunn-Edwards


#999B9B
Walrus (DE 6368)
ΔE - 2.75 (97.3% similar)
#979D9A
Light Gray (DEC 789)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
#A9AAAB
Castlerock (DE 6375)
ΔE - 4.09 (95.9% similar)
#A1A5A8
Baby Seal (DE 6361)
ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% 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.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Gateway Gray (MQ6-22) - #A0A09C Color Images and Patterns


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