Everything about the color Jet Black

The meaning of the color Jet Black and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Coal’s cousin, jet, gives jet black its name. The hex code for jet black is #0A0A0A. It is a product of the high-pressure decomposition of wood and is popular in jewelry and furniture design. Jet black is also used to describe the color of the darkest shade of black hair.


Like other black hues, jet black is elegant and timeless. It is associated with sophistication, night, and death. Jet black is also extremely versatile—it can be combined with any other color in the visible spectrum to achieve a variety of vibes. Pair it with orange, for example, and you get Halloween. Combine it with gold, and you’re well on your way towards creating a luxurious feel.

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Information about Jet Black / #0A0A0A

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #0A0A0A is made of 3.9% red, 3.9% green and 3.9% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #0A0A0A is made of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 96% black. Jet Black has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 0% and a lightness of 3.9%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #0A0A0A has RGB values of R: 3.9, G: 3.9, B: 3.9 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0, Y: 0, K:0.96.




RGB Decimal

10, 10, 10


RGB Percentage

3.9, 3.9, 3.9

rgb(3.9%, 3.9%, 3.9%)


0, 0, 0, 96


0°, 0, 3.9

hsl(0°, 0%, 3.9%)

HSV (or HSB)

0°, 0, 3.9

Web Safe




318.043, 0, 0


0.288, 0.304, 0.33


0.313, 0.329, 0.304


318.043, 0, 158.199


100, 0, 0


5.509, 0, 0


00001010, 00001010, 00001010

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