#00cc99 Color Information

#00cc99 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #00cc99, and its official name is Caribbean Green. In RGB, it consists of 0.0% Red, 80.0% Green, and 60.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 100% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 25% Yellow, and 20% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 165.0°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 40%. The decimal value for #00cc99 is 52377, and it is its own "web safe" color. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #00cc99 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#00cc99 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorCaribbean Green Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color0, 204, 153 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color0.0%, 80.0%, 60.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color1.000, 0.200, 0.400 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color1, 0, 0.25, 0.2 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color165.0°, 100.0%, 40.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color165.0°, 100.0%, 80.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color27.343, 45.486, 37.475 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color0, 117, 204 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code52377 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color73.210, -54.460, 13.651 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)73.210, 56.144, 165.928 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color73.210, -61.667, 28.218 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color67.443, -45.658, 14.265 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.248, 0.412, 45.486 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4278242457 / 0xff00cc99 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#00cc99 Copy

Shades of #00cc99

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #00cc99, its pure hue is 165.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 40.0%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #00cc99, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #000c09 to #00c090.

Tints of #00cc99

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #00cc99, its pure hue is 165.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 40.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #00cc99, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #0fcf9f to #f0fcf9.

Tones of #00cc99

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #00cc99, its pure hue is 165.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #00cc99, which range from #666666 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00cc99 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #00cc99

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #00cc99! For #00cc99, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #00cc99. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #00cc99

This color, #00cc99, consists of 0.0% Red, 80.0% Green, and 60.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 0, Green = 204, Blue = 153. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #00cc99 is 100% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 25% Yellow, and 20% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R0.0%
C100.0%
G80.0%
M0.0%
B60.0%
Y25.0%
K20.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 0 204 153
Octal 0 314 231
Hexa #00 #cc #99
Binary 00000000 11001100 10011001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 100 0 25 19
Octal 144 0 31 23
Hexa #64 #00 #19 #13
Binary 01100100 00000000 00011001 00010011

Analogous Colors of #00cc99

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #00cc99 — which has hue 165.0° — its analogous colors are located at 135.0° and 195.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00cc99.

Triadic Colors of #00cc99

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #00cc99 — which has hue 165.0° — its triadic colors are located at 45.0° and 285.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00cc99.

Complementary Color of #00cc99

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #00cc99 — which has hue 165.0° — its complementary color is located at 345.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00cc99.

Split Complementary Colors of #00cc99

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #00cc99 — which has hue 165.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 15.0° and 315.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00cc99.

Tetradic Colors of #00cc99

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #00cc99 — which has hue 165.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 75.0°, 165.0°, 255.0°, and 345.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00cc99.

Monochromatic Colors of #00cc99

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #00cc99, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #00664d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #33ffcc (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #00cc99

We want to make getting started with #00cc99 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #00cc99 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #00cc99 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #00cc99 with other HTML elements.

#00cc99 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #00cc99.
<span style="color: #00cc99;">The color of this text is #00cc99.</span>

#00cc99 Background Color

The background color for this text is #00cc99.
<div style="background-color: #00cc99; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #00cc99.</div>

#00cc99 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #00cc99.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #00cc99;">This color for the shadow of this text is #00cc99.</span>

#00cc99 Border Color

This is a div with border color #00cc99.
<div style="border: #00cc99 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #00cc99.</div>

#00cc99 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #00cc99 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #00cc99; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #00cc99 on a white background.</div></div>

#00cc99 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #00cc99 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #00cc99; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #00cc99 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #00cc99 to White

This is a gradient from #00cc99 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#00cc99,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #00cc99 to white.</div>

Gradient from #00cc99 to Black

This is a gradient from #00cc99 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#00cc99,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#00cc99,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #00cc99 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #00cc99

In addition to using #00cc99 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #00cc99 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #00cc99, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 0, Green = 204, Blue = 153). If you need details about the color coordinates of #00cc99 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #00cc99
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(0, 204, 153)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #00cc99; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #00cc99; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #00cc99; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(0, 204, 153);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#00cc99")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:0, green:204, blue:153, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:204 blue:153 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(0f, 204f, 153f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(0, 204, 153);
 

#00cc99 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #00cc99 the same way. For those with color blindness, #00cc99 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #00cc99 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #00cc99 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #00cc99 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #00cc99 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #00cc99 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.1:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text