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#404040 Hex Color Code

#404040 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #404040 is a medium dark shade of gray. In the RGB color model #404040 is comprised of 25.1% red, 25.1% green and 25.1% blue. In the HSL color space #404040 has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 25% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #353535
  2. #393939
  3. #3c3c3c
  4. #404040
  5. #444444
  6. #474747
  7. #4b4b4b

Tints and Shades

#404040 to White

  1. #404040
  2. #5c5c5c
  3. #7a7a7a
  4. #9a9a9a
  5. #bbbbba
  6. #dcdcdc
  7. #ffffff

#404040 to Black

  1. #404040
  2. #363636
  3. #2c2c2c
  4. #232323
  5. #1a1a1a
  6. #101010
  7. #000000

Paints

Exact Matching Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Craig & Rose

    1. ★ Caviar
      #3f3f3f
      ΔE = 0.442
  2. British Standard

    1. ★ BS381 642 - Night
      #3f3f3f
      ΔE = 0.442
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Black Magic / 518-7
      #414040
      ΔE = 0.458
  4. Olympic

    1. ★ Black Magic D58-6
      #41403f
      ΔE = 0.789
  5. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 8285 - Contessas Cape
      #404140
      ΔE = 0.853
    2. ★ 8245 - In The Dark
      #404143
      ΔE = 1.424
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Gray Bronze
      #424242
      ΔE = 0.881
    2. Granite
      #474445
      ΔE = 2.550
  7. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Mocha Brown
      #3e3e3e
      ΔE = 0.886
    2. ★ Terra Brown
      #3b3b3b
      ΔE = 2.224
  8. General Paint

    1. ★ Crow's Head / CL 3167N
      #424241
      ΔE = 1.068
    2. ★ Black Russian / CL 3127N
      #434344
      ΔE = 1.498
  9. Sico

    1. ★ 6208-83 Volcanic Rocks
      #414241
      ΔE = 1.094
    2. 6175-83 Infinite Mystery
      #403e42
      ΔE = 2.825
  10. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7403-83 Volcanic Rocks
      #414241
      ΔE = 1.094
    2. ★ 7409-83 Band
      #464443
      ΔE = 2.207
  11. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 0202 / Black
      #3f3e3f
      ΔE = 1.100
    2. ★ 564X
      #3b3c3c
      ΔE = 1.924
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7502-B
      #3f3e3f
      ΔE = 1.100
    2. ★ S 7502-G
      #3f403d
      ΔE = 2.015
  13. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Colorbond® Monument / L17
      #424243
      ΔE = 1.119
    2. Wayward Grey / GR7
      #3f3c3e
      ΔE = 2.367
  14. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 37038
      #424243
      ΔE = 1.119
    2. ★ Federal Standard 37031
      #434244
      ΔE = 1.721
  15. Sikkens

    1. ★ ON.00.21
      #434241
      ΔE = 1.226
  16. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Black (Semi-Gloss) / 568
      #3d3e3f
      ΔE = 1.230
    2. ★ Draconia / AC255-5
      #3b3c3d
      ΔE = 2.000
  17. Behr

    1. ★ Blind Faith PPOC-66
      #3d3f40
      ΔE = 1.243
    2. ★ Charcoal Black RAH-94
      #413e3d
      ΔE = 1.634
  18. CIL

    1. ★ Dark Secret
      #3e3d3d
      ΔE = 1.315
    2. ★ Black Mica
      #404244
      ΔE = 1.726
  19. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Kitty Kitty / 8253
      #434343
      ΔE = 1.321
  20. Audi

    1. ★ Lavagrau Pearl / 1R
      #3e3d3e
      ΔE = 1.444
    2. Urano Gray / LI7F
      #393c3d
      ΔE = 2.504
  21. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Dark Engine / 105
      #3e3f41
      ΔE = 1.448
    2. Black / 98
      #3b3a3a
      ΔE = 2.616
  22. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6350 - Dark Engine
      #3e3f41
      ΔE = 1.448
    2. DEA 187 - Kookaburra Licorice
      #3b3a3a
      ΔE = 2.616
  23. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Silent Sea / 0515
      #3d3d3e
      ΔE = 1.454
    2. Grantsburg Gray / H101
      #393a3b
      ΔE = 2.847
  24. Colortrend

    1. ★ Leather
      #3d3d3e
      ΔE = 1.454
    2. ★ Sayward Pine
      #3a3c3d
      ΔE = 2.222
  25. Jotun

    1. ★ 0734 / Brunsvart
      #444241
      ΔE = 1.515
    2. ★ 0099 / Sort
      #403e3b
      ΔE = 2.294
  26. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Smoked Glass / RLUL225
      #414344
      ΔE = 1.591
    2. Amazon / RLNA235
      #3e413d
      ΔE = 2.943
  27. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Mopboard Black CW123
      #3c3d3e
      ΔE = 1.599
    2. ★ Anthracite 25-19
      #3a3c3b
      ΔE = 2.291
  28. Duron

    1. ★ Iron Ore
      #414244
      ΔE = 1.605
  29. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Black Mica
      #404244
      ΔE = 1.726
    2. ★ Dark Secret / 00NN 05/000
      #3f3d3b
      ΔE = 1.993
  30. Sigma

    1. ★ Warm Red / S 8502-R
      #403e3c
      ΔE = 1.758
    2. ★ Mineral Grey / S 8500-N
      #3e4240
      ΔE = 2.262
  31. Chrysler

    1. ★ Black Maple Gray
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 1.777
    2. ★ Charcoal Gray
      #3b3b3b
      ΔE = 2.224
  32. Caparol

    1. ★ Levante / Levante F1
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 1.777
    2. ★ 25/20
      #404444
      ΔE = 2.238
  33. Graham & Brown

    1. ★ Cat Black
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 1.777
  34. Alcro

    1. ★ Guinea fowl
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 1.777
  35. Taubmans

    1. ★ Chasm / T12 8.H10
      #434341
      ΔE = 1.802
    2. ★ All Black / T12 8.H12
      #43403e
      ΔE = 1.890
  36. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Iron Ore - 7069
      #434341
      ΔE = 1.802
  37. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.866 #165
      #3b3d3c
      ΔE = 1.913
    2. Vallejo 70.887 #93
      #3e4444
      ΔE = 2.880
  38. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 2735
      #433f40
      ΔE = 1.921
    2. Model Master 28142
      #3e3a3b
      ΔE = 2.973
  39. AMC

    1. ★ Northern Gray
      #3c3d3f
      ΔE = 1.934
    2. Twilight Gray
      #454441
      ΔE = 2.646
  40. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Sayward Pine H101
      #3a3c3d
      ΔE = 2.222
  41. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Deep Onyx 00NN 07/000
      #3b3b3b
      ΔE = 2.224
    2. Light's Out 50BG 08/021
      #424647
      ΔE = 2.945
  42. Disney

    1. ★ 4B-10 Mouse Ears
      #3b3b3b
      ΔE = 2.224
    2. 4C-20-4 Cenema Star
      #423f3c
      ΔE = 2.393
  43. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Tornade
      #404444
      ΔE = 2.238
    2. ★ Soupçon de noir
      #3c3c3a
      ΔE = 2.260
  44. Resene

    1. ★ Fuscous Grey N36-002-289
      #3c3b3c
      ΔE = 2.244
    2. Montana N37-004-249
      #393b3c
      ΔE = 2.621
  45. Vista Paint

    1. Midnight in the Tropics
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.384
    2. Moonless Sky
      #3a4040
      ΔE = 2.686
  46. Berger

    1. Midnight in the Tr / 8309
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.384
    2. Moonless Sky / 8333
      #3a4040
      ΔE = 2.686
  47. Earthpaint

    1. 5-29-7 Phantom
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.384
  48. Scib Paints

    1. Midnight in the Tr / 8309
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.384
    2. Moonless Sky / 8333
      #3a4040
      ΔE = 2.686
  49. Ford

    1. Dark Pewter
      #3d403d
      ΔE = 2.417
    2. Gray
      #3d3a3a
      ΔE = 2.748
  50. Toyo Ink

    1. CF11010
      #3f423f
      ΔE = 2.431
    2. CF11013
      #434441
      ΔE = 2.534
  51. Brillux

    1. 99.00.60
      #3f3f43
      ΔE = 2.625
    2. 78.01.30
      #434645
      ΔE = 2.755
  52. Tollens

    1. T2133-5
      #3b4141
      ΔE = 2.627
    2. T2131-3
      #3a3b39
      ΔE = 2.763
  53. Mylands of London

    1. Shepherds Bush Brown
      #464646
      ΔE = 2.631
  54. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 553
      #3d3b39
      ΔE = 2.635
  55. Benjamin Moore

    1. Ebony King / 2132-20
      #393b3d
      ΔE = 2.826
    2. Black Tar / 2126-10
      #393a3b
      ΔE = 2.847
  56. Nippon Paint

    1. Black Magic / NP N 1988 A
      #383c3d
      ΔE = 2.827
    2. Black Night / NP N 1995 A
      #3a3f42
      ΔE = 2.996
  57. Teknos

    1. GG770
      #433d3d
      ΔE = 2.843
  58. Valspar Paint

    1. Tuxedo Tie
      #3e4444
      ΔE = 2.880
  59. 1829

    1. Jet Black
      #444548
      ΔE = 2.951

#404040 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#404040 foreground

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="color: #404040">…</p>

#404040 background

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley
<p style="background-color: #404040">…</p>

#404040 shadow

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #404040">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4210752
Binary
01000000, 01000000, 01000000
Hexadecimal
#404040
Closest short hex
#444 ΔE = 1.758
RGB
rgb(64, 64, 64)
RGBA
rgba(64, 64, 64, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.333, g: 0.333, b: 0.333
RYB
red: 0.251%, yellow: 0.251%, blue: 0.251%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12566464 / 0xff404040
HSL
hsl(0, 0%, 25%)
HSLA
hsla(0, 0%%, 25%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 0° (0.000), saturation: 0% (0.000), value: 25% (0.251)
HSP
hue: 0.000, saturation: 0.000%, perceived brightness: 25.098%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 146.356, S: 0.000, L: 27.093
Cubehelix
H: -120.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.251
TSL
T: 0.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.251
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 75% (0.749)
CMY
cyan: 75% (0.749), magenta: 75% (0.749), yellow: 75% (0.749)
XYZ
X: 4.873, Y: 5.127, Z: 5.582
xyY
x: 0.313, y: 0.329, Y: 5.127
CIELab
L: 27.093, a: -0.000, b: 0.000
CIELuv
L: 27.093, u: -0.000, v: 0.000
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 27.093, C: 0.000, H: 158.199
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 27.093, C: 0.000, H: 146.356
Hunter-Lab
L: 22.643, a: -1.209, b: 1.233
CIECAM02
J: 19.558, C: 0.977, h: 210.929, Q: 87.132, M: 0.855, s: 9.904, H: 267.801
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.081, jaune: -0.078, green: 0.135
LMS
L: 4.867, M: 5.308, S: 5.574
YCbCr
Y: 70.976, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YCgCo
Y: 64.000, Cg: 0.000, Co: 16.000
YDbDr
Y: 64.000, Db: 0.000, Dr: 0.000
YPbPr
Y: 64.000, Pb: 0.000, Pr: -0.000
xvYCC
Y: 70.965, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YIQ
Y: 64.000, I: 0.000, Q: -0.000
YUV
Y: 64.000, U: 0.001, V: 0.000
Munsell Color System
10B 3/1 ΔE = 4.453
Brand Color
WordPress (grey) ΔE = 2.631

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