#036c91 Color Information

#036c91 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 #036c91, and its official name is Pure Light Blue. In RGB, it consists of 1.2% Red, 42.4% Green, and 56.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 97.9% Cyan, 25.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 43.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 195.6°, with saturation of 95.9% and lightness of 29%. The decimal value for #036c91 is 224401, and its nearest "web safe" color is #006699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #036c91 is blue. 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#036c91 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPure Light Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color3, 108, 145 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color1.2%, 42.4%, 56.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.988, 0.576, 0.431 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.979, 0.255, 0, 0.431 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color195.6°, 95.9%, 29.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color195.6°, 97.9%, 56.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color10.511, 12.789, 28.703 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color3, 63, 145 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code224401 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color42.443, -11.915, -27.474 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)42.443, 29.946, 246.555 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color42.443, -28.738, -38.243 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color35.761, -10.118, -22.554 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.202, 0.246, 12.789 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4278414481 / 0xff036c91 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#006699 Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #036c91

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #036c91, its pure hue is 195.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.9%, and its lightness is 29.0%. 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 9 different shades of #036c91, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #000e12 to #035f7f.

Tints of #036c91

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #036c91, its pure hue is 195.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.9%, and its lightness is 29.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #036c91, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #237e9f to #e0edf1.

Tones of #036c91

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #036c91, its pure hue is 195.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.9%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #036c91, which range from #4a4a4a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #006d94 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #036c91

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #036c91! For #036c91, 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, #036c91. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #036c91

This color, #036c91, consists of 1.2% Red, 42.4% Green, and 56.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 3, Green = 108, Blue = 145. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #036c91 is 97.9% Cyan, 25.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 43.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R1.2%
C97.9%
G42.4%
M25.5%
B56.9%
Y0.0%
K43.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 3 108 145
Octal 3 154 221
Hexa #03 #6c #91
Binary 00000011 01101100 10010001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 97 25 0 43
Octal 141 31 0 53
Hexa #61 #19 #00 #2b
Binary 01100001 00011001 00000000 00101011

Analogous Colors of #036c91

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #036c91 — which has hue 195.6° — its analogous colors are located at 165.6° and 225.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #036c91.

Triadic Colors of #036c91

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 #036c91 — which has hue 195.6° — its triadic colors are located at 75.6° and 315.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #036c91.

Complementary Color of #036c91

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #036c91 — which has hue 195.6° — its complementary color is located at 15.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #036c91.

Split Complementary Colors of #036c91

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 #036c91 — which has hue 195.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 45.6° and 345.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #036c91.

Tetradic Colors of #036c91

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 #036c91 — which has hue 195.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 105.6°, 195.6°, 285.6°, and 15.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #036c91.

Monochromatic Colors of #036c91

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #036c91, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #023648 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #02a3dc (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #036c91

We want to make getting started with #036c91 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #036c91 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #036c91 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 #036c91 with other HTML elements.

#036c91 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #036c91.
<span style="color: #036c91;">The color of this text is #036c91.</span>

#036c91 Background Color

The background color for this text is #036c91.
<div style="background-color: #036c91; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #036c91.</div>

#036c91 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #036c91.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #036c91;">This color for the shadow of this text is #036c91.</span>

#036c91 Border Color

This is a div with border color #036c91.
<div style="border: #036c91 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #036c91.</div>

#036c91 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #036c91 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #036c91; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #036c91 on a white background.</div></div>

#036c91 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #036c91 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #036c91; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #036c91 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #036c91 to White

This is a gradient from #036c91 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#036c91,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #036c91 to white.</div>

Gradient from #036c91 to Black

This is a gradient from #036c91 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#036c91,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#036c91,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #036c91 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #036c91

In addition to using #036c91 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 #036c91 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #036c91, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 3, Green = 108, Blue = 145). If you need details about the color coordinates of #036c91 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 #036c91
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(3, 108, 145)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #036c91; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #036c91; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #036c91; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(3, 108, 145);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#036c91")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:3, green:108, blue:145, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:3 green:108 blue:145 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(3f, 108f, 145f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(3, 108, 145);
 

#036c91 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #036c91 the same way. For those with color blindness, #036c91 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #036c91 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #036c91 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 #036c91 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 #036c91 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #036c91 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 5.9:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #036c91 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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