#247afd Color Information

#247afd 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 #247afd, and its official name is Clear Blue. In RGB, it consists of 14.1% Red, 47.8% Green, and 99.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 85.8% Cyan, 51.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 216.2°, with saturation of 98.2% and lightness of 56.7%. The decimal value for #247afd is 2390781, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3366ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #247afd 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#247afd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorClear Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color36, 122, 253 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color14.1%, 47.8%, 99.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.859, 0.522, 0.008 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.858, 0.518, 0, 0.008 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color216.2°, 98.2%, 56.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color216.2°, 85.8%, 99.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color25.417, 21.386, 95.717 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color36, 98, 253 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2390781 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color53.369, 23.123, -71.988 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)53.369, 75.610, 287.808 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color53.369, -25.892, -114.090 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color46.245, 17.177, -90.346 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.178, 0.150, 21.386 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280580861 / 0xff247afd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3366ff Copy
Last Updated: March 1, 2024

Shades of #247afd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #247afd, its pure hue is 216.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 98.2%, and its lightness is 56.7%. 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 #247afd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #050f20 to #206bdd.

Tints of #247afd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #247afd, its pure hue is 216.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 98.2%, and its lightness is 56.7%. 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 #247afd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #3f8bfd to #e4eeff.

Tones of #247afd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #247afd, its pure hue is 216.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 98.2%, 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 #247afd, which range from #919191 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #227aff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #247afd

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #247afd! For #247afd, 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, #247afd. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #247afd

This color, #247afd, consists of 14.1% Red, 47.8% Green, and 99.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 36, Green = 122, Blue = 253. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #247afd is 85.8% Cyan, 51.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R14.1%
C85.8%
G47.8%
M51.8%
B99.2%
Y0.0%
K0.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 36 122 253
Octal 44 172 375
Hexa #24 #7a #fd
Binary 00100100 01111010 11111101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 85 51 0 0
Octal 125 63 0 0
Hexa #55 #33 #00 #00
Binary 01010101 00110011 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #247afd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #247afd — which has hue 216.2° — its analogous colors are located at 186.2° and 246.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #247afd.

Triadic Colors of #247afd

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 #247afd — which has hue 216.2° — its triadic colors are located at 96.2° and 336.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #247afd.

Complementary Color of #247afd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #247afd — which has hue 216.2° — its complementary color is located at 36.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #247afd.

Split Complementary Colors of #247afd

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 #247afd — which has hue 216.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 6.2° and 216.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #247afd.

Tetradic Colors of #247afd

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 #247afd — which has hue 216.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 126.2°, 216.2°, 306.2°, and 36.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #247afd.

Monochromatic Colors of #247afd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #247afd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #0247b0 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #91bcff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #247afd

We want to make getting started with #247afd on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #247afd into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #247afd 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 #247afd with other HTML elements.

#247afd Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #247afd.
<span style="color: #247afd;">The color of this text is #247afd.</span>

#247afd Background Color

The background color for this text is #247afd.
<div style="background-color: #247afd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #247afd.</div>

#247afd Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #247afd.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #247afd;">This color for the shadow of this text is #247afd.</span>

#247afd Border Color

This is a div with border color #247afd.
<div style="border: #247afd 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #247afd.</div>

#247afd Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #247afd on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #247afd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #247afd on a white background.</div></div>

#247afd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #247afd on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #247afd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #247afd on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #247afd to White

This is a gradient from #247afd to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#247afd,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #247afd to white.</div>

Gradient from #247afd to Black

This is a gradient from #247afd to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#247afd,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#247afd,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #247afd to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #247afd

In addition to using #247afd 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 #247afd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #247afd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 36, Green = 122, Blue = 253). If you need details about the color coordinates of #247afd 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 #247afd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(36, 122, 253)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #247afd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #247afd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #247afd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(36, 122, 253);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#247afd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:36, green:122, blue:253, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:36 green:122 blue:253 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(36f, 122f, 253f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(36, 122, 253);
 

#247afd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #247afd the same way. For those with color blindness, #247afd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #247afd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #247afd 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 #247afd 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 #247afd 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 #247afd 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 4.0:1 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 #247afd would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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