Tropical Fog Color


Tropical Fog is pale, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #343549
Complementary Color #b6b6cb
Color Shade: warm yellow (57.14° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 75.49% (better contrasting with black)
Tropical Fog Color Sample
Tropical Fog Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #cbcab6

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Tropical Fog Color. The Paspalum Grass color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called First Star (#dad9d4) for more calm effect. Try Allegory as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b6b6cb is the best complementary color to Tropical Fog. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #cbcab6 complementary color is Gray Suit, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Foggy Gray are #cbbfb6 and #c1cbb6. Thus found on the left and right of #cbcab6 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Silver Rust and Clay Ash colors as they work well with Tropical Fog.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Tropical Fog palette consists of #bfb6cb and #b6c1cb colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b6b6cb). Try Chatelle and Heather colors in combination with #cbcab6, 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 #cbcab6 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Tropical Fog. Thus London Hue and Submarine giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tropical Fog contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Gray Suit, Powder Ash, and Lily split by 90° on the color wheel. #cbcab6 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Tropical Fog tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#b6b6cb) and two others. The Submarine is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cold Turkey – 120° from the complementary Gray Suit. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b6cbca and #cbb6b6.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #cbcab6 is made of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Tropical Fog has a hue angle of 57.14°, a saturation of 16.8% and a lightness of 75.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #cbcab6 is made of 0% cyan, 0.39% magenta, 8.24% yellow and 20.39% black ink.

HEX #cbcab6
RGB Decimal rgb(203,202,182)
RGB Percentage 35%, 34%, 31%
CMYK 0, 0.39, 8.24, 20.39
HSL hsl(57.14,16.8%,75.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(57.14,10.34%,79.61%)
CIE-LAB lab(80.9136,-3.1234,10.1074)
XYZ xyz(54.1926,58.315,52.6556)