#252c3c Color Information

#252c3c 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 #252c3c. In RGB, it consists of 14.5% Red, 17.3% Green, and 23.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 38.3% Cyan, 26.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 76.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 221.7°, with saturation of 23.7% and lightness of 19%. The decimal value for #252c3c is 2436156, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #252c3c is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#252c3c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color37, 44, 60 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color14.5%, 17.3%, 23.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.855, 0.827, 0.765 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.383, 0.267, 0, 0.765 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color221.7°, 23.7%, 19.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color221.7°, 38.3%, 23.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color2.479, 2.521, 4.631 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color37, 42, 60 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2436156 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color18.013, 1.677, -11.169 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)18.013, 11.295, 278.538 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color18.013, -3.471, -11.620 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color15.877, 0.087, -6.179 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.257, 0.262, 2.521 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280626236 / 0xff252c3c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333333 Copy
Last Updated: April 20, 2024

Shades of #252c3c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #252c3c, its pure hue is 221.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.7%, and its lightness is 19.0%. 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 #252c3c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #050608 to #202735.

Tints of #252c3c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #252c3c, its pure hue is 221.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.7%, and its lightness is 19.0%. 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 #252c3c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #404654 to #e4e5e7.

Tones of #252c3c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #252c3c, its pure hue is 221.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.7%, 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 #252c3c, which range from #313131 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #001e61 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #252c3c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #252c3c! For #252c3c, 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, #252c3c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #252c3c

This color, #252c3c, consists of 14.5% Red, 17.3% Green, and 23.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 37, Green = 44, Blue = 60. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #252c3c is 38.3% Cyan, 26.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 76.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R14.5%
C38.3%
G17.3%
M26.7%
B23.5%
Y0.0%
K76.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 37 44 60
Octal 45 54 74
Hexa #25 #2c #3c
Binary 00100101 00101100 00111100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 38 26 0 76
Octal 46 32 0 114
Hexa #26 #1a #00 #4c
Binary 00100110 00011010 00000000 01001100

Analogous Colors of #252c3c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #252c3c — which has hue 221.7° — its analogous colors are located at 191.7° and 251.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #252c3c.

Triadic Colors of #252c3c

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 #252c3c — which has hue 221.7° — its triadic colors are located at 101.7° and 341.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #252c3c.

Complementary Color of #252c3c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #252c3c — which has hue 221.7° — its complementary color is located at 41.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #252c3c.

Split Complementary Colors of #252c3c

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 #252c3c — which has hue 221.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 11.7° and 221.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #252c3c.

Tetradic Colors of #252c3c

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 #252c3c — which has hue 221.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 131.7°, 221.7°, 311.7°, and 41.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #252c3c.

Monochromatic Colors of #252c3c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #252c3c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #15171b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #2f3f63 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #252c3c

We want to make getting started with #252c3c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #252c3c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #252c3c 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 #252c3c with other HTML elements.

#252c3c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #252c3c.
<span style="color: #252c3c;">The color of this text is #252c3c.</span>

#252c3c Background Color

The background color for this text is #252c3c.
<div style="background-color: #252c3c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #252c3c.</div>

#252c3c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #252c3c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #252c3c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #252c3c.</span>

#252c3c Border Color

This is a div with border color #252c3c.
<div style="border: #252c3c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #252c3c.</div>

#252c3c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #252c3c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #252c3c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #252c3c on a white background.</div></div>

#252c3c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #252c3c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #252c3c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #252c3c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #252c3c to White

This is a gradient from #252c3c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#252c3c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #252c3c to white.</div>

Gradient from #252c3c to Black

This is a gradient from #252c3c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#252c3c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#252c3c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #252c3c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #252c3c

In addition to using #252c3c 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 #252c3c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #252c3c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 37, Green = 44, Blue = 60). If you need details about the color coordinates of #252c3c 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 #252c3c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(37, 44, 60)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #252c3c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #252c3c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #252c3c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(37, 44, 60);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#252c3c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:37, green:44, blue:60, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:37 green:44 blue:60 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(37f, 44f, 60f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(37, 44, 60);
 

#252c3c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #252c3c the same way. For those with color blindness, #252c3c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #252c3c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #252c3c 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 #252c3c 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 #252c3c 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 #252c3c 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 14.0:1 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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