Gray / #808080 Color Information

Gray #808080 color image
This color is known as Gray. The hexadecimal #808080 color RGB value is (128, 128, 128). The complement color is #808080. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #808080 is 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 50% black. The decimal value of this color is 8421504. Closest web safe color is: #999999.

Color Space Conversion Table for Gray #808080

Below, the color conversion values related to the color Gray / #808080 are specified in detail.

Hexadecimal #808080
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(128, 128, 128)
RGB Percent
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(50%, 50%, 50%)
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
cyan: 0.498039, magenta: 0.498039, yellow: 0.498039
CMYK Color Model
cyan:0%, magenta:0%, yellow: 0%, black:50%
Hue, Saturation, Luminosity
hue:0, saturation: 0, luminosity: 20
Hue, Saturation, Value
hue: 0.00º, saturation: 0%, value: 50%
CIE 1931 Color Space
X:20.518, Y:21.586, Z:23.507
LAB L:0.536, A:0.000, B:-0.000
Hunter LAB L: 46.4608, A: -2.47903, B: 2.5243
Decimal 8421504
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color #999999

Color Schemes

Below you can see compatible color combinations for #808080.

Complementary Color

Complementary colors, known as contrasting colors in the color wheel, are used to achieve a high-contrast, vibrant appearance.

Analogous Colors

Analogous colors are arranged side by side on the color wheel. It is generally used for harmonious and quiet designs.

Triadic Colors

The triadic colors, uses colors that are evenly spaced around the color wheel.

Tetradic Colors

The tetradic color scheme consists of four colors arranged in two complementary colors.

Split Complementary Colors

The split complementary colors consist of complementary colors on either side of the selected main color.

Lighten and Darken Colors

Below you can see lighter and darker shades of #808080.

Monochromatic Colors

Monochromatic colors consist of colors that are created from light to dark color by adding black and white tones.

Tints, Tones and Shades


Tints are created by adding white tones to any color on the color song. In this way a lighter color than the original one is obtained.


In order to create a shade of colors, it is necessary to add the shades of gray color, which is a mixture of that color, white and black. This creates a more vibrant and new look.


Shades are used to make a color darker. It is done by adding black tones.

Closest Colors

Below you can see alternatives to #808080.

    CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #808080

    color: #808080;

    This element has a background-color of #808080

    background-color: #808080;

    This element has a border-color of #808080

    border: 1px solid #808080;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #808080

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #808080;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #808080;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #808080;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #808080

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #808080;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #808080;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #808080;

    Gradient color of #808080

    background-color: #808080; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#999999', endColorstr='#808080'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#999999), to(#808080)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #999999, #808080); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #999999, #808080); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #999999, #808080); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #999999, #808080);