Color Name: Slate Gray
Hex Color Code: #708090
RGB Color Code: RGB(112, 128, 144)
CMYK Values*: 22.2%, 11.1%, 0.0%, 43.5%





Slate Gray is a grayish-blue color. Color represents the average color of the material slate, fine-grained metamorphic rock. This color belongs to the X11 color list.

What color is Slate Gray?

Slate Gray color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Slate Gray is #708090, and the RGB color code is RGB(112, 128, 144).

In the RGB color model, Slate Gray has a red value of 112, a green value of 128, and a blue value of 144. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 22.2% cyan, 11.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 43.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 210° (degrees), 12.6 % saturation, and 50.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Slate Gray has a hue of 210° (degrees), 22.2 % saturation and 56.5 % brightness/value.


Slate Gray is cool or warm?

The color Slate Gray is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Slate Gray?

Slate Gray has an LRV of nearly 21. By LRV value, it is a medium dark 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(112, 128, 144)
Red
112 (43.9%)
Green
128 (50.2%)
Blue
144 (56.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
22.22%
Magenta
11.11%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
43.53%

HSL

HSL(210deg, 12.6 %, 50.2 %)

Hue
210°
Saturation
12.60 %.
Lightness
50.20 %.

RYB

RYB(65, 89, 110)
Red
65 (25.5%)
Yellow
89 (34.8%)
Blue
110 (43.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
210°
Saturation
22.22 %.
Brightness / Value
56.47 %.

HWB

H: 210°

W: 43.92 %

B: 43.53 %

XYZ

X : 19.44

Y : 20.9

Z : 29.39

YXY

Y1 : 20.9

X : 0.28

Y2 : 0.3

CMY

C : 56.08%

M : 49.80%

Y : 43.53%


LRV

~ 20.9 %

Munsell Color System

6.8B 5.1/2.1

CIE-Lab

L : 52.84

A : -2.14

B : -10.58

CIE-Lch

L : 52.84

C : 10.79

H : 258.57

CIE-Luv

L : 52.84

U : -9.07

V : -14.9

Hunter-Lab

L : 45.71

A : -4.11

B : -6.13






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Slate Gray


Here are the colors similar to Slate Gray . 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.



#778899
Light Slate Gray
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
#778BA5
Shadow Blue
ΔE - 5.53 (94.5% similar)
#5D8AA8
Air Force Blue (RAF)
ΔE - 7.65 (92.4% similar)





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


British Standard 4800


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


#697C8D
BS 20-D-44 - Blue
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 4.37 (95.6% similar)
#7C7E81
BS 00-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 7.13 (92.9% similar)
#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 7.22 (92.8% similar)


Pantone PMS


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


#688197
PANTONE 2165 C
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
#768692
PANTONE 7544 C
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
#7C878E
PANTONE 430 C
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
#7B859B
PANTONE 4135 C
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% similar)


RAL Design


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




RAL Classic


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


#637D96
RAL 5014 - Pigeon Blue
ΔE - 4.00 (96.0% similar)
#7A888E
RAL 7000 - Squirrel Gray
ΔE - 5.57 (94.4% similar)
#7F868A
RAL 7046 - Telegray 2
ΔE - 6.29 (93.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


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







Paint similar to Slate Gray


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Slate Gray . 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


Slate Gray color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Slate Gray to Valspar


#717F90
Window Screen (4004-4A)
ΔE - 1.17 (98.8% similar)
#738092
Andrew's Hoodie (M309)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
#6A8097
Merman (T601)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
#70869B
Gray Lavender (4005-4A)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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


#758391
Bachelor Blue (1629)
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
#6D7E89
Normandy (2129-40)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#717C86
Black Pepper (2130-40)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#67818F
Alfresco (1672)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


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


#70828F
Mica Creek (DE 5823)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
#6C849B
Lakeville (DE 5872)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
#6A819E
Bay View (DE 5886)
ΔE - 4.73 (95.3% similar)
#707E84
Taliesin Blue (DEC 798)
ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)





PPG Paints


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


#6C8096
Silver Blueberry (PPG1163-5)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#607B8E
Canyon Blue (PPG1155-6)
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
#69808B
Artifact (PPG10-16)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
#6B7680
Sheffield Gray (PPG1041-6)
ΔE - 4.61 (95.4% similar)


Behr


Slate Gray color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Slate Gray to Behr


#768294
Tranquil Pond (PPU15-07)
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
#667B8E
Skinny Jeans (S510-5)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
#778590
Forever Denim (PPU14-05)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#70869D
Thundercloud (S520-5)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)


Sherwin Williams


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


#7A848D
Storm Cloud (SW 6249)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
#777F86
Downing Slate (SW 2819)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% similar)
#768B9A
Bracing Blue (SW 6242)
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)
#6C7F9A
Searching Blue (SW 6536)
ΔE - 4.34 (95.7% 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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