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#424242 Hex Color Code

#424242 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #424242 is a medium dark shade of gray. In the RGB color model #424242 is comprised of 25.88% red, 25.88% green and 25.88% blue. In the HSL color space #424242 has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 26% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm.

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #373737
  2. #3b3b3b
  3. #3e3e3e
  4. #424242
  5. #464646
  6. #494949
  7. #4d4d4d

Tints and Shades

#424242 to White

  1. #424242
  2. #5e5e5e
  3. #7c7c7c
  4. #9b9b9b
  5. #bbbbbb
  6. #dddddd
  7. #ffffff

#424242 to Black

  1. #424242
  2. #383838
  3. #2d2d2d
  4. #242424
  5. #1a1a1a
  6. #101010
  7. #000000

Paints

Exact Matching Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Kitty Kitty / 8253
      #434343
      ΔE = 0.439
  2. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Black Mica / 30BB 05/022
      #414242
      ΔE = 0.453
    2. Dark Secret / 00NN 05/000
      #3f3d3b
      ΔE = 2.621
  3. General Paint

    1. ★ Crow's Head / CL 3167N
      #424241
      ΔE = 0.647
    2. ★ Boundary / CL 3177N
      #444341
      ΔE = 1.440
  4. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 37038
      #424243
      ΔE = 0.647
    2. ★ Federal Standard 37030
      #454445
      ΔE = 1.273
  5. Sikkens

    1. ★ ON.00.21
      #434241
      ΔE = 0.785
    2. F6.03.20
      #45433f
      ΔE = 2.772
  6. Sico

    1. ★ 6208-83 Volcanic Rocks
      #414241
      ΔE = 0.800
  7. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7403-83 Volcanic Rocks
      #414241
      ΔE = 0.800
    2. 7407-83 Enamelled Cast Iron
      #3e3e41
      ΔE = 2.574
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 446
      #404040
      ΔE = 0.881
  9. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Pewter Gray
      #404040
      ΔE = 0.881
    2. Knickerbocker Gray
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 2.658
  10. Caparol

    1. ★ 25/19
      #404040
      ΔE = 0.881
    2. Levante / Levante F1
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 2.658
  11. Beckers

    1. ★ Skorsten 519 / S 7500-N
      #404040
      ΔE = 0.881
  12. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Black Magic / 518-7
      #414040
      ΔE = 0.905
  13. Jotun

    1. ★ 0734 / Brunsvart
      #444241
      ΔE = 1.113
    2. 0099 / Sort
      #403e3b
      ΔE = 2.726
  14. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Smoked Glass / RLUL225
      #414344
      ΔE = 1.118
  15. Olympic

    1. ★ Black Magic D58-6
      #41403f
      ΔE = 1.135
  16. Craig & Rose

    1. ★ Caviar
      #3f3f3f
      ΔE = 1.324
  17. British Standard

    1. ★ BS381 642 - Night
      #3f3f3f
      ΔE = 1.324
  18. Taubmans

    1. ★ Chasm / T12 8.H10
      #434341
      ΔE = 1.343
    2. Onyx Ring / T12 9.H3
      #464542
      ΔE = 2.370
  19. Duron

    1. ★ Iron Ore
      #414244
      ΔE = 1.359
    2. Rock Bottom
      #444847
      ΔE = 2.906
  20. CIL

    1. ★ Black Mica
      #404244
      ΔE = 1.554
    2. ★ Dark Secret
      #3e3d3d
      ΔE = 2.164
  21. Behr

    1. ★ Into the Night PPOC-80
      #3f4042
      ΔE = 1.641
    2. ★ Blind Faith PPOC-66
      #3d3f40
      ΔE = 1.836
  22. Mylands of London

    1. ★ Shepherds Bush Brown
      #464646
      ΔE = 1.750
  23. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Mocha Brown
      #3e3e3e
      ΔE = 1.767
    2. ★ Toffee Gray
      #474747
      ΔE = 2.185
  24. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Iron Ore - 7069
      #444543
      ΔE = 1.790
  25. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 0202 / Black
      #3f3e3f
      ΔE = 1.823
    2. 564X
      #3b3c3c
      ΔE = 2.789
  26. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Tornade
      #404444
      ΔE = 1.824
    2. ★ Watson
      #45413f
      ΔE = 2.230
  27. Resene

    1. ★ Bleached Cedar WW400
      #454647
      ΔE = 1.857
    2. Blast Grey 1 M34-004-071
      #3d3c3a
      ΔE = 2.969
  28. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6357 - Black Tie
      #464647
      ΔE = 1.893
    2. ★ DE 6350 - Dark Engine
      #3e3f41
      ΔE = 1.925
  29. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Black Tie / 140
      #464647
      ΔE = 1.893
    2. ★ Dark Engine / 105
      #3e3f41
      ΔE = 1.925
  30. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7500-N
      #464341
      ΔE = 1.976
    2. S 7005-B20G
      #424647
      ΔE = 2.321
  31. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Black (Semi-Gloss) / 568
      #3d3e3f
      ΔE = 1.990
    2. Black (Gloss) / 568
      #3c3c3d
      ΔE = 2.706
  32. Brillux

    1. ★ 78.01.30
      #434645
      ΔE = 2.065
    2. 99.00.57
      #47474a
      ΔE = 2.979
  33. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF11013
      #434441
      ΔE = 2.103
    2. CF11010
      #3f423f
      ΔE = 2.405
  34. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 2735
      #433f40
      ΔE = 2.123
  35. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0529
      #464747
      ΔE = 2.138
    2. ★ Leather
      #3d3d3e
      ΔE = 2.276
  36. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Black Licorice / 0529
      #464747
      ΔE = 2.138
    2. ★ Silent Sea / 0515
      #3d3d3e
      ΔE = 2.276
  37. AMC

    1. ★ Twilight Gray
      #454441
      ΔE = 2.163
    2. ★ Medium Gloss Black
      #464648
      ΔE = 2.220
  38. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Dark Kettle Black
      #474747
      ΔE = 2.185
    2. Tuxedo Tie
      #3e4444
      ΔE = 2.630
  39. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Midnight in the Tropics
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.210
    2. Moonless Sky
      #3a4040
      ΔE = 2.991
  40. Berger

    1. ★ Midnight in the Tr / 8309
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.210
    2. Opening Night / 8301
      #42423e
      ΔE = 2.587
  41. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 5-29-7 Phantom
      #3f4341
      ΔE = 2.210
  42. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Domino / GR10
      #3c3e3f
      ΔE = 2.211
    2. Wayward Grey / GR7
      #3f3c3e
      ΔE = 2.981
  43. Audi

    1. ★ Lavagrau Pearl / 1R
      #3e3d3e
      ΔE = 2.232
    2. Oolong Gray Metallic / 4N, 4N4N, 4NPA, LX7U
      #3f3d3b
      ΔE = 2.621
  44. Sigma

    1. ★ Warm Red / 8019
      #474644
      ΔE = 2.236
    2. Mistic Purple / 9004
      #3b3f3e
      ΔE = 2.570
  45. Chrysler

    1. ★ Metallic Charcoal
      #484647
      ΔE = 2.252
    2. Dark Arctic Gray
      #424145
      ΔE = 2.644
  46. ICI Paints

    1. Light's Out 50BG 08/021
      #424647
      ΔE = 2.321
  47. Dulux

    1. Night Jewels 1
      #3d3d3c
      ΔE = 2.338
  48. Coronado Paint

    1. 8229 - Evening Empress
      #464140
      ΔE = 2.356
    2. 8309 - Midnight In The Tropics
      #444744
      ΔE = 2.970
  49. 1829

    1. Jet Black
      #444548
      ΔE = 2.368
  50. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Mopboard Black CW123
      #3c3d3e
      ΔE = 2.406
    2. Deep Charcoal 25-18
      #3d3c3e
      ΔE = 2.859
  51. Crown Paint

    1. Penny Black
      #454749
      ΔE = 2.572
  52. Scib Paints

    1. Opening Night / 8301
      #42423e
      ΔE = 2.587
    2. Moonless Sky / 8333
      #3a4040
      ΔE = 2.991
  53. Alcro

    1. Anis
      #484848
      ΔE = 2.618
    2. Guinea fowl
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 2.658
  54. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.887 #93
      #3e4444
      ΔE = 2.630
    2. Vallejo 70.866 #165
      #3b3d3c
      ΔE = 2.677
  55. Disney

    1. 4C-20-4 Cenema Star
      #423f3c
      ΔE = 2.634
  56. Graham & Brown

    1. Cat Black
      #3c3c3c
      ΔE = 2.658
  57. Benjamin Moore

    1. Midnight Oil / 1631
      #474849
      ΔE = 2.671
    2. Blacktop / 2135-10
      #3a3e3d
      ΔE = 2.890
  58. Ford

    1. Dark Pewter
      #3d403d
      ΔE = 2.697
    2. Gray
      #3f3c3c
      ΔE = 2.733
  59. Tollens

    1. T2133-5
      #3b4141
      ΔE = 2.802

#424242 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#424242 foreground

I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #424242">…</p>

#424242 background

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #424242">…</p>

#424242 shadow

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #424242">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4342338
Binary
01000010, 01000010, 01000010
Hexadecimal
#424242
Closest short hex
#444 ΔE = 0.877
RGB
rgb(66, 66, 66)
RGBA
rgba(66, 66, 66, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.333, g: 0.333, b: 0.333
RYB
red: 25.882%, yellow: 25.882%, blue: 25.882%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12434878 / 0xff424242
HSL
hsl(0, 0%, 26%)
HSLA
hsla(0, 0%%, 26%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 0° (0.000), saturation: 0% (0.000), value: 26% (0.259)
HSP
hue: 0.000, saturation: 0.000, perceived brightness: 25.882
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 146.356, S: 0.000, L: 27.975
Cubehelix
H: -120.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.259
TSL
T: 0.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.259
CMYK
cyan: 0 (0.000), magenta: 0 (0.000), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 74 (0.741)
CMY
cyan: 74 (0.741), magenta: 74 (0.741), yellow: 74 (0.741)
XYZ
X: 5.178, Y: 5.448, Z: 5.932
xyY
x: 0.313, y: 0.329, Y: 5.448
CIELab
L: 27.975, a: -0.000, b: 0.000
CIELuv
L: 27.975, u: -0.000, v: 0.000
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 27.975, C: 0.000, H: 158.199
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 27.975, C: 0.000, H: 146.356
Hunter-Lab
L: 23.341, a: -1.247, b: 1.271
CIECAM02
J: 20.227, C: 0.994, h: 210.929, Q: 88.610, M: 0.870, s: 9.906, H: 267.801
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.081, jaune: -0.080, green: 0.137
LMS
L: 5.172, M: 5.641, S: 5.923
YCbCr
Y: 72.694, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YCgCo
Y: 66.000, Cg: 0.000, Co: 16.500
YDbDr
Y: 66.000, Db: 0.000, Dr: 0.000
YPbPr
Y: 66.000, Pb: 0.000, Pr: -0.000
xvYCC
Y: 72.682, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YIQ
Y: 66.000, I: 0.000, Q: 0.000
YUV
Y: 66.000, U: 0.001, V: -0.000
Munsell Color System
10B 3/1 ΔE = 4.043
Brand Color
WordPress (grey) ΔE = 1.750

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