#3e8bff Color Information

#3e8bff 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 #3e8bff. In RGB, it consists of 24.3% Red, 54.5% Green, and 100.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 75.7% Cyan, 45.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 216.1°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 62.2%. The decimal value for #3e8bff is 4099071, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3399ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #3e8bff 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#3e8bff Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color62, 139, 255 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color24.3%, 54.5%, 100.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.757, 0.455, 0.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.757, 0.455, 0, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color216.1°, 100.0%, 62.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color216.1°, 75.7%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color29.269, 26.709, 98.221 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color62, 117, 255 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4099071 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color58.704, 15.644, -64.445 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)58.704, 66.317, 283.644 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color58.704, -27.671, -104.228 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color51.681, 10.650, -76.504 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.190, 0.173, 26.709 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282289151 / 0xff3e8bff Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3399ff Copy

Shades of #3e8bff

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #3e8bff, its pure hue is 216.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 62.2%. 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 #3e8bff, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #04080f to #3a83f0.

Tints of #3e8bff

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #3e8bff, its pure hue is 216.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 62.2%. 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 #3e8bff, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #4992ff to #f4f8ff.

Tones of #3e8bff

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #3e8bff, its pure hue is 216.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #3e8bff, which range from #9f9f9f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #3e8bff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #3e8bff

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #3e8bff! For #3e8bff, 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, #3e8bff. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #3e8bff

This color, #3e8bff, consists of 24.3% Red, 54.5% Green, and 100.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 62, Green = 139, Blue = 255. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #3e8bff is 75.7% Cyan, 45.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R24.3%
C75.7%
G54.5%
M45.5%
B100.0%
Y0.0%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 62 139 255
Octal 76 213 377
Hexa #3e #8b #ff
Binary 00111110 10001011 11111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 75 45 0 0
Octal 113 55 0 0
Hexa #4b #2d #00 #00
Binary 01001011 00101101 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #3e8bff

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #3e8bff — which has hue 216.1° — its analogous colors are located at 186.1° and 246.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3e8bff.

Triadic Colors of #3e8bff

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 #3e8bff — which has hue 216.1° — its triadic colors are located at 96.1° and 336.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3e8bff.

Complementary Color of #3e8bff

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #3e8bff — which has hue 216.1° — its complementary color is located at 36.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3e8bff.

Split Complementary Colors of #3e8bff

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 #3e8bff — which has hue 216.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 6.1° and 216.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3e8bff.

Tetradic Colors of #3e8bff

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 #3e8bff — which has hue 216.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 126.1°, 216.1°, 306.1°, and 36.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3e8bff.

Monochromatic Colors of #3e8bff

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #3e8bff, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #0058dd — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #9fc5ff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #3e8bff

We want to make getting started with #3e8bff on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #3e8bff into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff with other HTML elements.

#3e8bff Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #3e8bff.
<span style="color: #3e8bff;">The color of this text is #3e8bff.</span>

#3e8bff Background Color

The background color for this text is #3e8bff.
<div style="background-color: #3e8bff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #3e8bff.</div>

#3e8bff Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #3e8bff.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #3e8bff;">This color for the shadow of this text is #3e8bff.</span>

#3e8bff Border Color

This is a div with border color #3e8bff.
<div style="border: #3e8bff 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #3e8bff.</div>

#3e8bff Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #3e8bff on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #3e8bff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #3e8bff on a white background.</div></div>

#3e8bff Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #3e8bff on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #3e8bff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #3e8bff on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #3e8bff to White

This is a gradient from #3e8bff to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#3e8bff,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #3e8bff to white.</div>

Gradient from #3e8bff to Black

This is a gradient from #3e8bff to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#3e8bff,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#3e8bff,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #3e8bff to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #3e8bff

In addition to using #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #3e8bff, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 62, Green = 139, Blue = 255). If you need details about the color coordinates of #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(62, 139, 255)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #3e8bff; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #3e8bff; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #3e8bff; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(62, 139, 255);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#3e8bff")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:62, green:139, blue:255, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:62 green:139 blue:255 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(62f, 139f, 255f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(62, 139, 255);
 

#3e8bff Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #3e8bff the same way. For those with color blindness, #3e8bff might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #3e8bff looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff 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 #3e8bff 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 3.3:1 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 #3e8bff would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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