#37799c Color Information

#37799c 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 #37799c, and its official name is Peninsula. In RGB, it consists of 21.6% Red, 47.5% Green, and 61.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 64.7% Cyan, 22.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 38.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 200.8°, with saturation of 47.9% and lightness of 41.4%. The decimal value for #37799c is 3635612, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #37799c 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#37799c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPeninsula Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color55, 121, 156 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color21.6%, 47.5%, 61.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.784, 0.525, 0.388 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.647, 0.224, 0, 0.388 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color200.8°, 47.9%, 41.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color200.8°, 64.7%, 61.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color14.414, 16.887, 33.952 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color55, 95, 156 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3635612 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color48.118, -9.735, -25.075 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)48.118, 26.899, 248.781 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color48.118, -26.172, -35.716 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color41.094, -9.306, -20.220 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.221, 0.259, 16.887 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281825692 / 0xff37799c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336699 Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #37799c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #37799c, its pure hue is 200.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 47.9%, and its lightness is 41.4%. 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 #37799c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #070f14 to #306a89.

Tints of #37799c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #37799c, its pure hue is 200.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 47.9%, and its lightness is 41.4%. 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 #37799c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #508aa8 to #e6eef3.

Tones of #37799c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #37799c, its pure hue is 200.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 47.9%, 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 #37799c, which range from #6a6a6a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #008ad3 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #37799c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #37799c! For #37799c, 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, #37799c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #37799c

This color, #37799c, consists of 21.6% Red, 47.5% Green, and 61.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 55, Green = 121, Blue = 156. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #37799c is 64.7% Cyan, 22.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 38.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R21.6%
C64.7%
G47.5%
M22.4%
B61.2%
Y0.0%
K38.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 55 121 156
Octal 67 171 234
Hexa #37 #79 #9c
Binary 00110111 01111001 10011100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 64 22 0 38
Octal 100 26 0 46
Hexa #40 #16 #00 #26
Binary 01000000 00010110 00000000 00100110

Analogous Colors of #37799c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #37799c — which has hue 200.8° — its analogous colors are located at 170.8° and 230.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37799c.

Triadic Colors of #37799c

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 #37799c — which has hue 200.8° — its triadic colors are located at 80.8° and 320.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37799c.

Complementary Color of #37799c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #37799c — which has hue 200.8° — its complementary color is located at 20.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37799c.

Split Complementary Colors of #37799c

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 #37799c — which has hue 200.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 50.8° and 350.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37799c.

Tetradic Colors of #37799c

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 #37799c — which has hue 200.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 110.8°, 200.8°, 290.8°, and 20.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37799c.

Monochromatic Colors of #37799c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #37799c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #283941 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #59b4e4 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #37799c

We want to make getting started with #37799c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #37799c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #37799c 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 #37799c with other HTML elements.

#37799c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #37799c.
<span style="color: #37799c;">The color of this text is #37799c.</span>

#37799c Background Color

The background color for this text is #37799c.
<div style="background-color: #37799c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #37799c.</div>

#37799c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #37799c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #37799c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #37799c.</span>

#37799c Border Color

This is a div with border color #37799c.
<div style="border: #37799c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #37799c.</div>

#37799c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #37799c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #37799c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #37799c on a white background.</div></div>

#37799c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #37799c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #37799c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #37799c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #37799c to White

This is a gradient from #37799c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#37799c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #37799c to white.</div>

Gradient from #37799c to Black

This is a gradient from #37799c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#37799c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#37799c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #37799c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #37799c

In addition to using #37799c 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 #37799c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #37799c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 55, Green = 121, Blue = 156). If you need details about the color coordinates of #37799c 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 #37799c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(55, 121, 156)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #37799c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #37799c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #37799c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(55, 121, 156);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#37799c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:55, green:121, blue:156, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:55 green:121 blue:156 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(55f, 121f, 156f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(55, 121, 156);
 

#37799c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #37799c the same way. For those with color blindness, #37799c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #37799c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #37799c 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 #37799c 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 #37799c 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 #37799c 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 4.8:1 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 #37799c would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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WCAG AAA
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