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#404040 Hex Color Code

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#404040 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #404040 is a medium dark shade of gray. In the RGB color model #404040 is composed 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. This color is used in the BMW logo, Subaru logo, Sumy flag and Boston College seal.

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #353535
  2. #393939
  3. #3c3c3c
  4. #404040
  5. #444444 / #444
  6. #474747
  7. #4b4b4b

Tints and Shades

#404040 to white

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

#404040 to black

  1. #404040
  2. #363636
  3. #2c2c2c
  4. #232323
  5. #1a1a1a
  6. #101010
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Ford

    ★ Graphite
    #414141
    ΔE = 0.441 / LRV ≈ 5.3%

  2. British Standard

    ★ BS381 642 - Night
    #3f3f3f
    ΔE = 0.442 / LRV ≈ 5.0%

  3. Craig & Rose

    ★ Caviar
    #3f3f3f
    ΔE = 0.442 / LRV ≈ 5.0%

  4. Glidden

    ★ Black Magic / PPG1001-7
    #414040
    ΔE = 0.458 / LRV ≈ 5.2%

  5. Comex

    ★ Obsidiana 317-07
    #414040
    ΔE = 0.458 / LRV ≈ 5.2%

  6. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    ★ Black Magic / PPG1001-7
    #414040
    ΔE = 0.458 / LRV ≈ 5.2%

  7. Porter Paints

    ★ Black Magic / 518-7
    #414040
    ΔE = 0.458 / LRV ≈ 5.2%

  8. Wattyl

    ★ Colorbond Night Sky ® / A29W
    #40403f
    ΔE = 0.650 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  9. New Look

    ★ Siberian Nights / A04-10
    #40403f
    ΔE = 0.650 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  10. Lascaux

    ★ Transoxide black / 183
    #3f3f40
    ΔE = 0.770 / LRV ≈ 5.0%

  11. Behr

    ★ Bauhaus BXC-02
    #3f4041
    ΔE = 0.783 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  12. Olympic

    ★ Black Magic D58-6
    #41403f
    ΔE = 0.789 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  13. Clark+Kensington

    ★ Midnight Stroll / N-C16
    #41403f
    ΔE = 0.789 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  14. Coronado Paint

    ★ 8285 - Contessas Cape
    #404140
    ΔE = 0.853 / LRV ≈ 5.2%

  15. Tambour

    ★ Bagira Panther / 1526A
    #403f3e
    ΔE = 0.875 / LRV ≈ 5.0%

  16. GM / General Motors

    ★ Gray Bronze
    #424242
    ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  17. Volkswagen

    ★ Mocha Brown
    #3e3e3e
    ΔE = 0.886 / LRV ≈ 4.8%

  18. Devoe Paint

    ★ Black Mica / 30BB 05/022
    #414242
    ΔE = 0.905 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  19. Dulux

    ★ 60RR 07/002
    #3f3e3e
    ΔE = 0.910 / LRV ≈ 4.8%

  20. Levis

    ★ Clear Grey C70
    #3f3e3e
    ΔE = 0.910 / LRV ≈ 4.8%

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#404040 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#404040 foreground

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="color: #404040">…</p>

#404040 background

To create one's own world takes courage.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="background-color: #404040">…</p>

#404040 shadow

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<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
LRV
≈ 5.1%
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: 25.098%, yellow: 25.098%, blue: 25.098%
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
YCoCg
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
Okhsl
h: 89.876, s: 0.000, l: 0.276
Okhsv
h: 89.876. s: 0.000, v: 0.276
Okhwb
h: 89.876, w: 0.276, b: 0.724
Oklab
l: 0.371, a: 0.000, b: 0.000
Oklch
l: 0.371, c: 0.000, h: 89.876
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00236, Az: -0.00001, Bz: -0.00000
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00236, Cz: 0.00001, Hz: -148.39817
Munsell Color System
10B 3/1 ΔE = 4.453
Brand Color
WordPress (grey) ΔE = 2.631

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