Nevada Color


Nevada is pale, cool-toned shade of cool cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm red, warm green or warm magenta

Inverse Color #9b918a
Complementary Color #756a64
Color Shade: cool cyan (204.71° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 42.55% (better contrasting with white)
Nevada Color Sample
Nevada Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #646e75

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Nevada Color. The Seal Blue color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Gilneas Grey (#6c8396) for more energetic effect. Try New Steel as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#756a64 is the best complementary color to Nevada. Warm red shades generally complement the cool cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #646e75 complementary color is Sandstone, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm cyan, cool cyan, and cool blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Nevada are #647573 and #646575. Thus found on the left and right of #646e75 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Corduroy and Mid Gray colors as they work well with Nevada.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Nevada palette consists of #757364 and #756465 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#756a64). Try Pablo and Scorpion colors in combination with #646e75, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #646e75 offers a combination of cool yellow and warm magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Nevada. Thus Limed Ash and Fedora giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Nevada contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sandstone, Salt Box, and Willow Grove split by 90° on the color wheel. #646e75 square combo is a palette of cool cyan, cool magenta, warm red and warm green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Nevada tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#756a64) and two others. The Fedora is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Corduroy – 120° from the complementary Sandstone. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #75646e and #64756a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #646e75 is made of 31% red, 34% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Nevada has a hue angle of 204.71°, a saturation of 7.83% and a lightness of 42.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #646e75 is made of 6.66% cyan, 2.74% magenta, 0% yellow and 54.12% black ink.

HEX #646e75
RGB Decimal rgb(100,110,117)
RGB Percentage 31%, 34%, 36%
CMYK 6.66, 2.74, 0, 54.12
HSL hsl(204.71,7.83%,42.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(204.71,14.53%,45.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(45.8329,-2.1968,-5.1789)
XYZ xyz(14.0423,15.1455,19.0129)