#37c4fa Color Information

#37c4fa 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 #37c4fa, and its official name is Shovel Knight. In RGB, it consists of 21.6% Red, 76.9% Green, and 98.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 78% Cyan, 21.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 196.6°, with saturation of 95.1% and lightness of 59.8%. The decimal value for #37c4fa is 3654906, and its nearest "web safe" color is #33ccff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #37c4fa 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#37c4fa Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorShovel Knight Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color55, 196, 250 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color21.6%, 76.9%, 98.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.784, 0.231, 0.020 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.78, 0.216, 0, 0.02 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color196.6°, 95.1%, 59.8% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color196.6°, 78.0%, 98.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.571, 47.194, 97.519 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color55, 137, 250 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3654906 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color74.314, -19.106, -37.071 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)74.314, 41.705, 242.734 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color74.314, -47.680, -57.528 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color68.698, -20.002, -36.075 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.210, 0.257, 47.194 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281844986 / 0xff37c4fa Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#33ccff Copy
Last Updated: February 5, 2023

Shades of #37c4fa

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #37c4fa, its pure hue is 196.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.1%, and its lightness is 59.8%. 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 18 different shades of #37c4fa, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #030c0f to #34b8eb.

Tints of #37c4fa

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #37c4fa, its pure hue is 196.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.1%, and its lightness is 59.8%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #37c4fa, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #43c7fa to #f3fcff.

Tones of #37c4fa

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #37c4fa, its pure hue is 196.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 95.1%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #37c4fa, which range from #999999 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #32c6ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #37c4fa

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #37c4fa! For #37c4fa, 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, #37c4fa. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #37c4fa

This color, #37c4fa, consists of 21.6% Red, 76.9% Green, and 98.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 55, Green = 196, Blue = 250. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #37c4fa is 78% Cyan, 21.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R21.6%
C78.0%
G76.9%
M21.6%
B98.0%
Y0.0%
K2.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 55 196 250
Octal 67 304 372
Hexa #37 #c4 #fa
Binary 00110111 11000100 11111010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 78 21 0 1
Octal 116 25 0 1
Hexa #4e #15 #00 #01
Binary 01001110 00010101 00000000 00000001

Analogous Colors of #37c4fa

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #37c4fa — which has hue 196.6° — its analogous colors are located at 166.6° and 226.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37c4fa.

Triadic Colors of #37c4fa

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 #37c4fa — which has hue 196.6° — its triadic colors are located at 76.6° and 316.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37c4fa.

Complementary Color of #37c4fa

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #37c4fa — which has hue 196.6° — its complementary color is located at 16.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37c4fa.

Split Complementary Colors of #37c4fa

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 #37c4fa — which has hue 196.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 46.6° and 346.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37c4fa.

Tetradic Colors of #37c4fa

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 #37c4fa — which has hue 196.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 106.6°, 196.6°, 286.6°, and 16.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #37c4fa.

Monochromatic Colors of #37c4fa

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #37c4fa, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #078fc3 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #9ae2fe (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #37c4fa

We want to make getting started with #37c4fa on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #37c4fa into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa with other HTML elements.

#37c4fa Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #37c4fa.
<span style="color: #37c4fa;">The color of this text is #37c4fa.</span>

#37c4fa Background Color

The background color for this text is #37c4fa.
<div style="background-color: #37c4fa; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #37c4fa.</div>

#37c4fa Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #37c4fa.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #37c4fa;">This color for the shadow of this text is #37c4fa.</span>

#37c4fa Border Color

This is a div with border color #37c4fa.
<div style="border: #37c4fa 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #37c4fa.</div>

#37c4fa Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #37c4fa on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #37c4fa; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #37c4fa on a white background.</div></div>

#37c4fa Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #37c4fa on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #37c4fa; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #37c4fa on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #37c4fa to White

This is a gradient from #37c4fa to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#37c4fa,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #37c4fa to white.</div>

Gradient from #37c4fa to Black

This is a gradient from #37c4fa to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#37c4fa,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#37c4fa,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #37c4fa to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #37c4fa

In addition to using #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #37c4fa, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 55, Green = 196, Blue = 250). If you need details about the color coordinates of #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(55, 196, 250)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #37c4fa; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #37c4fa; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #37c4fa; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(55, 196, 250);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#37c4fa")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:55, green:196, blue:250, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:55 green:196 blue:250 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(55f, 196f, 250f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(55, 196, 250);
 

#37c4fa Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #37c4fa the same way. For those with color blindness, #37c4fa might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #37c4fa looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa 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 #37c4fa 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 2.0:1 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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