#26a6be Color Information

#26a6be 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 #26a6be, and its official name is Minted Blue. In RGB, it consists of 14.9% Red, 65.1% Green, and 74.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 80% Cyan, 12.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 189.5°, with saturation of 66.7% and lightness of 44.7%. The decimal value for #26a6be is 2533054, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3399cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #26a6be 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#26a6be Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMinted Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color38, 166, 190 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color14.9%, 65.1%, 74.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.851, 0.349, 0.255 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.8, 0.126, 0, 0.255 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color189.5°, 66.7%, 44.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color189.5°, 80.0%, 74.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color23.730, 31.402, 53.526 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color38, 107, 190 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2533054 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color62.846, -25.013, -21.904 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)62.846, 33.248, 221.209 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color62.846, -43.301, -30.294 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color56.038, -22.478, -17.406 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.218, 0.289, 31.402 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280723134 / 0xff26a6be Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3399cc Copy
Last Updated: June 20, 2024

Shades of #26a6be

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #26a6be, its pure hue is 189.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.7%, and its lightness is 44.7%. 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 #26a6be, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #051518 to #2191a6.

Tints of #26a6be

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #26a6be, its pure hue is 189.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.7%, and its lightness is 44.7%. 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 #26a6be, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #41b1c6 to #e4f4f7.

Tones of #26a6be

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #26a6be, its pure hue is 189.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.7%, 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 #26a6be, which range from #727272 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00c0e4 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #26a6be

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #26a6be! For #26a6be, 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, #26a6be. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #26a6be

This color, #26a6be, consists of 14.9% Red, 65.1% Green, and 74.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 38, Green = 166, Blue = 190. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #26a6be is 80% Cyan, 12.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R14.9%
C80.0%
G65.1%
M12.6%
B74.5%
Y0.0%
K25.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 38 166 190
Octal 46 246 276
Hexa #26 #a6 #be
Binary 00100110 10100110 10111110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 80 12 0 25
Octal 120 14 0 31
Hexa #50 #0c #00 #19
Binary 01010000 00001100 00000000 00011001

Analogous Colors of #26a6be

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #26a6be — which has hue 189.5° — its analogous colors are located at 159.5° and 219.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #26a6be.

Triadic Colors of #26a6be

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 #26a6be — which has hue 189.5° — its triadic colors are located at 69.5° and 309.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #26a6be.

Complementary Color of #26a6be

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #26a6be — which has hue 189.5° — its complementary color is located at 9.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #26a6be.

Split Complementary Colors of #26a6be

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 #26a6be — which has hue 189.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 39.5° and 339.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #26a6be.

Tetradic Colors of #26a6be

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 #26a6be — which has hue 189.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 99.5°, 189.5°, 279.5°, and 9.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #26a6be.

Monochromatic Colors of #26a6be

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #26a6be, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #1d4d56 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #65dbf1 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #26a6be

We want to make getting started with #26a6be on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #26a6be into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #26a6be 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 #26a6be with other HTML elements.

#26a6be Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #26a6be.
<span style="color: #26a6be;">The color of this text is #26a6be.</span>

#26a6be Background Color

The background color for this text is #26a6be.
<div style="background-color: #26a6be; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #26a6be.</div>

#26a6be Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #26a6be.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #26a6be;">This color for the shadow of this text is #26a6be.</span>

#26a6be Border Color

This is a div with border color #26a6be.
<div style="border: #26a6be 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #26a6be.</div>

#26a6be Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #26a6be on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #26a6be; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #26a6be on a white background.</div></div>

#26a6be Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #26a6be on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #26a6be; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #26a6be on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #26a6be to White

This is a gradient from #26a6be to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#26a6be,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #26a6be to white.</div>

Gradient from #26a6be to Black

This is a gradient from #26a6be to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#26a6be,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#26a6be,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #26a6be to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #26a6be

In addition to using #26a6be 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 #26a6be in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #26a6be, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 38, Green = 166, Blue = 190). If you need details about the color coordinates of #26a6be 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 #26a6be
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(38, 166, 190)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #26a6be; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #26a6be; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #26a6be; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(38, 166, 190);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#26a6be")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:38, green:166, blue:190, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:38 green:166 blue:190 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(38f, 166f, 190f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(38, 166, 190);
 

#26a6be Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #26a6be the same way. For those with color blindness, #26a6be might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #26a6be looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #26a6be 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 #26a6be 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 #26a6be 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 #26a6be 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 2.9:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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