Dark Gray / #a9a9a9 Color Information

Dark Gray #a9a9a9 color image
This color is known as Dark Gray. The hexadecimal #a9a9a9 color RGB value is (169, 169, 169). The complement color is #a9a9a9. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #a9a9a9 is 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 34% black. The decimal value of this color is 11119017. Closest web safe color is: #999999.

Color Space Conversion Table for Dark Gray #a9a9a9

Below, the color conversion values related to the color Dark Gray / #a9a9a9 are specified in detail.

Hexadecimal #a9a9a9
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(169, 169, 169)
RGB Percent
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(66%, 66%, 66%)
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
cyan: 0.337255, magenta: 0.337255, yellow: 0.337255
CMYK Color Model
cyan:0%, magenta:0%, yellow: 0%, black:34%
Hue, Saturation, Luminosity
hue:0, saturation: 0, luminosity: 26
Hue, Saturation, Value
hue: 0.00º, saturation: 0%, value: 66%
CIE 1931 Color Space
X:37.712, Y:39.676, Z:43.207
LAB L:0.692, A:0.000, B:-0.000
Hunter LAB L: 62.9885, A: -3.36091, B: 3.42229
Decimal 11119017
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color #999999

Color Schemes

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Complementary Color

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Analogous Colors

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Triadic Colors

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

Tetradic Colors

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Split Complementary Colors

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Lighten and Darken Colors

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Monochromatic Colors

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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.


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

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    CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #a9a9a9

    color: #a9a9a9;

    This element has a background-color of #a9a9a9

    background-color: #a9a9a9;

    This element has a border-color of #a9a9a9

    border: 1px solid #a9a9a9;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #a9a9a9

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #a9a9a9;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #a9a9a9;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #a9a9a9;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #a9a9a9

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #a9a9a9;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #a9a9a9;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #a9a9a9;

    Gradient color of #a9a9a9

    background-color: #a9a9a9; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#a9a9a9', endColorstr='#8f8f8f'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#a9a9a9), to(#8f8f8f)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #a9a9a9, #8f8f8f); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #a9a9a9, #8f8f8f); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #a9a9a9, #8f8f8f); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #a9a9a9, #8f8f8f);