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#424242 Hex Color Code

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#424242 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #424242 is a medium dark shade of gray. In the RGB color model #424242 is composed 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 / #bbb
  6. #dddddd / #ddd
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#424242 to black

  1. #424242
  2. #383838
  3. #2d2d2d
  4. #242424
  5. #1a1a1a
  6. #101010
  7. #000000 / #000

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Similar Paints

  1. Cloverdale Paint

    ★ Kitty Kitty / 8253
    #434343
    ΔE = 0.439 / LRV ≈ 5.6%

  2. GM / General Motors

    ★ Battleship Gray
    #434343
    ΔE = 0.439 / LRV ≈ 5.6%

  3. Chrysler

    ★ Iridescent Charcoal
    #434343
    ΔE = 0.439 / LRV ≈ 5.6%

  4. Ford

    ★ Graphite
    #414141
    ΔE = 0.440 / LRV ≈ 5.3%

  5. Devoe Paint

    ★ Black Mica / 30BB 05/022
    #414242
    ΔE = 0.453 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  6. NOROO Paint

    ★ NR8014 N1.0
    #424343
    ΔE = 0.562 / LRV ≈ 5.6%

  7. General Paint

    ★ Crow's Head / CL 3167N
    #424241
    ΔE = 0.647 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  8. Dulux Australia

    ★ Colorbond® Monument / L17
    #424243
    ΔE = 0.647 / LRV ≈ 5.5%

  9. Federal Standard

    ★ Federal Standard 37038
    #424243
    ΔE = 0.647 / LRV ≈ 5.5%

  10. Aerospace Material Specification

    ★ AMS-STD 595 37038 Black
    #424243
    ΔE = 0.647 / LRV ≈ 5.5%

  11. Sico

    ★ 6208-83 Volcanic Rocks
    #414241
    ΔE = 0.800 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  12. Crown Diamond

    ★ 7403-83 Volcanic Rocks
    #414241
    ΔE = 0.800 / LRV ≈ 5.4%

  13. Comex

    ★ Caviar 313-07
    #414140
    ΔE = 0.802 / LRV ≈ 5.3%

  14. Behr

    ★ Spade Black BNC-38
    #424142
    ΔE = 0.850 / LRV ≈ 5.3%

  15. Bristol

    ★ Black Sea / P226-N7
    #444444 / #444
    ΔE = 0.877 / LRV ≈ 5.8%

  16. Taubmans

    ★ Black Sea / T12 8.H7
    #444444 / #444
    ΔE = 0.877 / LRV ≈ 5.8%

  17. Pantone / PMS

    ★ 446
    #404040
    ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  18. Beckers

    ★ Skorsten 519 / S 7500-N
    #404040
    ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  19. Caparol

    ★ 25/19
    #404040
    ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

  20. Asian Paints

    ★ Raven Song / 8253
    #404040
    ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 5.1%

Color Directory

#424242 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#424242 foreground

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="color: #424242">…</p>

#424242 background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

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

#424242 shadow

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<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
LRV
≈ 5.4%
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
YCoCg
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
Okhsl
h: 89.876, s: 0.000, l: 0.285
Okhsv
h: 89.876. s: 0.000, v: 0.285
Okhwb
h: 89.876, w: 0.285, b: 0.715
Oklab
l: 0.379, a: 0.000, b: 0.000
Oklch
l: 0.379, c: 0.000, h: 89.876
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00247, Az: -0.00001, Bz: -0.00000
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00247, Cz: 0.00001, Hz: -148.39823
Munsell Color System
10B 3/1 ΔE = 4.043
Brand Color
WordPress (grey) ΔE = 1.750

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