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Purple (Munsell) Color

Color Name: Purple (Munsell)
Hex Color Code: #9F00C5
RGB Color Code: RGB(159, 0, 197)
CMYK Values *: 19.29%, 100.00%, 0.00%, 22.75%
HEX #9F00C5 Purple (Munsell) Color - Color Code

The is color defined as purple in the Munsell color system. The Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity), spaced uniformly in three dimensions

What color is Purple (Munsell)?

Purple (Munsell) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Purple (Munsell) is #9F00C5, and the RGB color code is RGB(159, 0, 197).

In the RGB color model, Purple (Munsell) has a red value of 159, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 197. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 19.3% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 22.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 288.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 38.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Purple (Munsell) has a hue of 288.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 77.3 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Purple (Munsell) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(159, 0, 197)

Red 159 (62.4%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 197 (77.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 19.29%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 22.75%


Hue 288.43°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 38.63 %.


Hue 288.43°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 77.25 %.
LRV ~ 11.4 %
Munsell Color System 5.8P 3.9/25.8
XYZ X : 24.38
Y : 11.4
Z : 53.74
YXY Y1 : 11.4
X : 0.27
Y2 : 0.13
CMY C : 37.65%
M : 100.00%
Y : 22.75%
CIE-Lab L : 40.25
A : 75.22
B : -61.07
CIE-Lch L : 40.25
C : 96.89
H : 320.92
CIE-Luv L : 40.25
U : 39.54
V : -94.49
Hunter-Lab L : 33.77
A : 69.77
B : -70.72

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Color Combinations

Purple (Munsell) - #9F00C5 Color Schemes and Palettes

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.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Purple (Munsell). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette


Tetradic Color Scheme Palette


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Purple (Munsell) - #9F00C5 Tints and Shades

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Color Images

Purple (Munsell) - #9F00C5 Color Images and Patterns

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