#38bc8c Color Information

#38bc8c 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 #38bc8c. In RGB, it consists of 22.0% Red, 73.7% Green, and 54.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 70.2% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 25.5% Yellow, and 26.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 158.2°, with saturation of 54.1% and lightness of 47.8%. The decimal value for #38bc8c is 3718284, and its nearest "web safe" color is #33cc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #38bc8c is green. 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#38bc8c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color56, 188, 140 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color22.0%, 73.7%, 54.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.780, 0.263, 0.451 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.702, 0, 0.255, 0.263 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color158.2°, 54.1%, 47.8% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color158.2°, 70.2%, 73.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color24.348, 38.701, 30.998 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color56, 137, 188 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3718284 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color68.534, -46.822, 14.179 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)68.534, 48.921, 163.152 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color68.534, -51.925, 27.420 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color62.210, -39.006, 14.004 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.259, 0.412, 38.701 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281908364 / 0xff38bc8c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#33cc99 Copy

Shades of #38bc8c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #38bc8c, its pure hue is 158.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.1%, and its lightness is 47.8%. 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 #38bc8c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #030b08 to #35b184.

Tints of #38bc8c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #38bc8c, its pure hue is 158.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.1%, and its lightness is 47.8%. 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 #38bc8c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #44c093 to #f3fbf8.

Tones of #38bc8c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #38bc8c, its pure hue is 158.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.1%, 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 #38bc8c, which range from #7a7a7a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00f49b (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #38bc8c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #38bc8c! For #38bc8c, 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, #38bc8c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #38bc8c

This color, #38bc8c, consists of 22.0% Red, 73.7% Green, and 54.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 56, Green = 188, Blue = 140. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #38bc8c is 70.2% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 25.5% Yellow, and 26.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R22.0%
C70.2%
G73.7%
M0.0%
B54.9%
Y25.5%
K26.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 56 188 140
Octal 70 274 214
Hexa #38 #bc #8c
Binary 00111000 10111100 10001100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 70 0 25 26
Octal 106 0 31 32
Hexa #46 #00 #19 #1a
Binary 01000110 00000000 00011001 00011010

Analogous Colors of #38bc8c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #38bc8c — which has hue 158.2° — its analogous colors are located at 128.2° and 188.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #38bc8c.

Triadic Colors of #38bc8c

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 #38bc8c — which has hue 158.2° — its triadic colors are located at 38.2° and 278.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #38bc8c.

Complementary Color of #38bc8c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #38bc8c — which has hue 158.2° — its complementary color is located at 338.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #38bc8c.

Split Complementary Colors of #38bc8c

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 #38bc8c — which has hue 158.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 8.2° and 308.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #38bc8c.

Tetradic Colors of #38bc8c

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 #38bc8c — which has hue 158.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 68.2°, 158.2°, 248.2°, and 338.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #38bc8c.

Monochromatic Colors of #38bc8c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #38bc8c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2a5042 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #80eec6 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #38bc8c

We want to make getting started with #38bc8c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #38bc8c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #38bc8c 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 #38bc8c with other HTML elements.

#38bc8c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #38bc8c.
<span style="color: #38bc8c;">The color of this text is #38bc8c.</span>

#38bc8c Background Color

The background color for this text is #38bc8c.
<div style="background-color: #38bc8c; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #38bc8c.</div>

#38bc8c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #38bc8c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #38bc8c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #38bc8c.</span>

#38bc8c Border Color

This is a div with border color #38bc8c.
<div style="border: #38bc8c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #38bc8c.</div>

#38bc8c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #38bc8c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #38bc8c; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #38bc8c on a white background.</div></div>

#38bc8c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #38bc8c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #38bc8c; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #38bc8c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #38bc8c to White

This is a gradient from #38bc8c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#38bc8c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #38bc8c to white.</div>

Gradient from #38bc8c to Black

This is a gradient from #38bc8c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#38bc8c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#38bc8c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #38bc8c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #38bc8c

In addition to using #38bc8c 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 #38bc8c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #38bc8c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 56, Green = 188, Blue = 140). If you need details about the color coordinates of #38bc8c 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 #38bc8c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(56, 188, 140)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #38bc8c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #38bc8c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #38bc8c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(56, 188, 140);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#38bc8c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:56, green:188, blue:140, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:188 blue:140 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(56f, 188f, 140f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(56, 188, 140);
 

#38bc8c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #38bc8c the same way. For those with color blindness, #38bc8c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #38bc8c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #38bc8c 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 #38bc8c 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 #38bc8c 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #38bc8c 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 2.4:1 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text