#2e9cbb Color Information

#2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb, and its official name is Sailfish. In RGB, it consists of 18.0% Red, 61.2% Green, and 73.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 75.4% Cyan, 16.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 193.2°, with saturation of 60.5% and lightness of 45.7%. The decimal value for #2e9cbb is 3054779, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3399cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #2e9cbb 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#2e9cbb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorSailfish Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color46, 156, 187 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color18.0%, 61.2%, 73.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.820, 0.388, 0.267 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.754, 0.166, 0, 0.267 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color193.2°, 60.5%, 45.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color193.2°, 75.4%, 73.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color21.985, 27.946, 51.249 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color46, 108, 187 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3054779 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color59.840, -19.970, -24.817 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)59.840, 31.854, 231.176 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color59.840, -38.913, -35.449 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color52.864, -18.277, -20.475 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.217, 0.276, 27.946 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281244859 / 0xff2e9cbb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3399cc Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #2e9cbb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #2e9cbb, its pure hue is 193.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.5%, and its lightness is 45.7%. 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 #2e9cbb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #061417 to #2889a4.

Tints of #2e9cbb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #2e9cbb, its pure hue is 193.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.5%, and its lightness is 45.7%. 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 #2e9cbb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #48a8c4 to #e5f3f7.

Tones of #2e9cbb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #2e9cbb, its pure hue is 193.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.5%, 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 #2e9cbb, which range from #757575 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00b6e9 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #2e9cbb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #2e9cbb! For #2e9cbb, 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, #2e9cbb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #2e9cbb

This color, #2e9cbb, consists of 18.0% Red, 61.2% Green, and 73.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 46, Green = 156, Blue = 187. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #2e9cbb is 75.4% Cyan, 16.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R18.0%
C75.4%
G61.2%
M16.6%
B73.3%
Y0.0%
K26.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 46 156 187
Octal 56 234 273
Hexa #2e #9c #bb
Binary 00101110 10011100 10111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 75 16 0 26
Octal 113 20 0 32
Hexa #4b #10 #00 #1a
Binary 01001011 00010000 00000000 00011010

Analogous Colors of #2e9cbb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #2e9cbb — which has hue 193.2° — its analogous colors are located at 163.2° and 223.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #2e9cbb.

Triadic Colors of #2e9cbb

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 #2e9cbb — which has hue 193.2° — its triadic colors are located at 73.2° and 313.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #2e9cbb.

Complementary Color of #2e9cbb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #2e9cbb — which has hue 193.2° — its complementary color is located at 13.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #2e9cbb.

Split Complementary Colors of #2e9cbb

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 #2e9cbb — which has hue 193.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 43.2° and 343.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #2e9cbb.

Tetradic Colors of #2e9cbb

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 #2e9cbb — which has hue 193.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 103.2°, 193.2°, 283.2°, and 13.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #2e9cbb.

Monochromatic Colors of #2e9cbb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #2e9cbb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #234852 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #6ed3ef (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #2e9cbb

We want to make getting started with #2e9cbb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #2e9cbb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb with other HTML elements.

#2e9cbb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #2e9cbb.
<span style="color: #2e9cbb;">The color of this text is #2e9cbb.</span>

#2e9cbb Background Color

The background color for this text is #2e9cbb.
<div style="background-color: #2e9cbb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #2e9cbb.</div>

#2e9cbb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #2e9cbb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #2e9cbb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #2e9cbb.</span>

#2e9cbb Border Color

This is a div with border color #2e9cbb.
<div style="border: #2e9cbb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #2e9cbb.</div>

#2e9cbb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #2e9cbb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #2e9cbb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #2e9cbb on a white background.</div></div>

#2e9cbb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #2e9cbb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #2e9cbb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #2e9cbb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #2e9cbb to White

This is a gradient from #2e9cbb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#2e9cbb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #2e9cbb to white.</div>

Gradient from #2e9cbb to Black

This is a gradient from #2e9cbb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#2e9cbb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#2e9cbb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #2e9cbb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #2e9cbb

In addition to using #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #2e9cbb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 46, Green = 156, Blue = 187). If you need details about the color coordinates of #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(46, 156, 187)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #2e9cbb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #2e9cbb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #2e9cbb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(46, 156, 187);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#2e9cbb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:46, green:156, blue:187, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:46 green:156 blue:187 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(46f, 156f, 187f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(46, 156, 187);
 

#2e9cbb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #2e9cbb the same way. For those with color blindness, #2e9cbb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #2e9cbb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb 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 #2e9cbb 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 3.2:1 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 #2e9cbb would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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