#234272 Color Information

#234272 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 #234272, and its official name is Cold Current. In RGB, it consists of 13.7% Red, 25.9% Green, and 44.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 69.3% Cyan, 42.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 55.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 216.5°, with saturation of 53% and lightness of 29.2%. The decimal value for #234272 is 2310770, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333366. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #234272 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#234272 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorCold Current Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color35, 66, 114 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color13.7%, 25.9%, 44.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.863, 0.741, 0.553 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.693, 0.421, 0, 0.553 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color216.5°, 53.0%, 29.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color216.5°, 69.3%, 44.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color5.679, 5.469, 16.676 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color35, 57, 114 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2310770 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color28.030, 5.680, -31.091 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)28.030, 31.605, 280.353 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color28.030, -11.999, -40.448 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color23.385, 2.421, -25.909 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.204, 0.197, 5.469 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280500850 / 0xff234272 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333366 Copy
Last Updated: July 20, 2024

Shades of #234272

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #234272, its pure hue is 216.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 53.0%, and its lightness is 29.2%. 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 #234272, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #04080e to #1f3a64.

Tints of #234272

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #234272, its pure hue is 216.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 53.0%, and its lightness is 29.2%. 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 #234272, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #3f5a84 to #e4e7ed.

Tones of #234272

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #234272, its pure hue is 216.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 53.0%, 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 #234272, which range from #4b4b4b (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #003a95 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #234272

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #234272! For #234272, 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, #234272. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #234272

This color, #234272, consists of 13.7% Red, 25.9% Green, and 44.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 35, Green = 66, Blue = 114. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #234272 is 69.3% Cyan, 42.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 55.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R13.7%
C69.3%
G25.9%
M42.1%
B44.7%
Y0.0%
K55.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 35 66 114
Octal 43 102 162
Hexa #23 #42 #72
Binary 00100011 01000010 01110010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 69 42 0 55
Octal 105 52 0 67
Hexa #45 #2a #00 #37
Binary 01000101 00101010 00000000 00110111

Analogous Colors of #234272

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #234272 — which has hue 216.5° — its analogous colors are located at 186.5° and 246.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #234272.

Triadic Colors of #234272

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 #234272 — which has hue 216.5° — its triadic colors are located at 96.5° and 336.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #234272.

Complementary Color of #234272

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #234272 — which has hue 216.5° — its complementary color is located at 36.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #234272.

Split Complementary Colors of #234272

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 #234272 — which has hue 216.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 6.5° and 216.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #234272.

Tetradic Colors of #234272

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 #234272 — which has hue 216.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 126.5°, 216.5°, 306.5°, and 36.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #234272.

Monochromatic Colors of #234272

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #234272, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #1a2330 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #1a5dc5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #234272

We want to make getting started with #234272 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #234272 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #234272 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 #234272 with other HTML elements.

#234272 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #234272.
<span style="color: #234272;">The color of this text is #234272.</span>

#234272 Background Color

The background color for this text is #234272.
<div style="background-color: #234272; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #234272.</div>

#234272 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #234272.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #234272;">This color for the shadow of this text is #234272.</span>

#234272 Border Color

This is a div with border color #234272.
<div style="border: #234272 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #234272.</div>

#234272 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #234272 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #234272; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #234272 on a white background.</div></div>

#234272 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #234272 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #234272; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #234272 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #234272 to White

This is a gradient from #234272 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#234272,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#234272,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#234272,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#234272,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #234272 to white.</div>

Gradient from #234272 to Black

This is a gradient from #234272 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#234272,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#234272,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#234272,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#234272,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #234272 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #234272

In addition to using #234272 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 #234272 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #234272, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 35, Green = 66, Blue = 114). If you need details about the color coordinates of #234272 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 #234272
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(35, 66, 114)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #234272; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #234272; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #234272; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(35, 66, 114);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#234272")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:35, green:66, blue:114, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:35 green:66 blue:114 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(35f, 66f, 114f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(35, 66, 114);
 

#234272 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #234272 the same way. For those with color blindness, #234272 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #234272 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #234272 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 #234272 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 #234272 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

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #234272 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 10.0:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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