#3f7279 Color Information

#3f7279 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 #3f7279. In RGB, it consists of 24.7% Red, 44.7% Green, and 47.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 47.9% Cyan, 5.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 187.2°, with saturation of 31.5% and lightness of 36.1%. The decimal value for #3f7279 is 4158073, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #3f7279 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#3f7279 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color63, 114, 121 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color24.7%, 44.7%, 47.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.753, 0.553, 0.525 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.479, 0.058, 0, 0.525 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color187.2°, 31.5%, 36.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color187.2°, 47.9%, 47.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color11.518, 14.472, 20.275 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color63, 90, 121 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4158073 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color44.902, -15.078, -9.205 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)44.902, 17.666, 211.403 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color44.902, -22.560, -10.690 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color38.042, -12.527, -4.971 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.249, 0.313, 14.472 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282348153 / 0xff3f7279 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336666 Copy
Last Updated: January 26, 2023

Shades of #3f7279

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #3f7279, its pure hue is 187.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.5%, and its lightness is 36.1%. 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 #3f7279, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #040707 to #3b6b72.

Tints of #3f7279

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #3f7279, its pure hue is 187.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.5%, and its lightness is 36.1%. 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 #3f7279, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #4a7a81 to #f4f7f7.

Tones of #3f7279

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #3f7279, its pure hue is 187.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.5%, 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 #3f7279, which range from #5c5c5c (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00a2b8 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #3f7279

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #3f7279! For #3f7279, 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, #3f7279. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #3f7279

This color, #3f7279, consists of 24.7% Red, 44.7% Green, and 47.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 63, Green = 114, Blue = 121. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #3f7279 is 47.9% Cyan, 5.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R24.7%
C47.9%
G44.7%
M5.8%
B47.5%
Y0.0%
K52.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 63 114 121
Octal 77 162 171
Hexa #3f #72 #79
Binary 00111111 01110010 01111001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 47 5 0 52
Octal 57 5 0 64
Hexa #2f #05 #00 #34
Binary 00101111 00000101 00000000 00110100

Analogous Colors of #3f7279

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #3f7279 — which has hue 187.2° — its analogous colors are located at 157.2° and 217.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3f7279.

Triadic Colors of #3f7279

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 #3f7279 — which has hue 187.2° — its triadic colors are located at 67.2° and 307.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3f7279.

Complementary Color of #3f7279

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #3f7279 — which has hue 187.2° — its complementary color is located at 7.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3f7279.

Split Complementary Colors of #3f7279

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 #3f7279 — which has hue 187.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 37.2° and 337.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3f7279.

Tetradic Colors of #3f7279

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 #3f7279 — which has hue 187.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 97.2°, 187.2°, 277.2°, and 7.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #3f7279.

Monochromatic Colors of #3f7279

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #3f7279, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #273435 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #53b4c1 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #3f7279

We want to make getting started with #3f7279 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #3f7279 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #3f7279 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 #3f7279 with other HTML elements.

#3f7279 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #3f7279.
<span style="color: #3f7279;">The color of this text is #3f7279.</span>

#3f7279 Background Color

The background color for this text is #3f7279.
<div style="background-color: #3f7279; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #3f7279.</div>

#3f7279 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #3f7279.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #3f7279;">This color for the shadow of this text is #3f7279.</span>

#3f7279 Border Color

This is a div with border color #3f7279.
<div style="border: #3f7279 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #3f7279.</div>

#3f7279 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #3f7279 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #3f7279; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #3f7279 on a white background.</div></div>

#3f7279 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #3f7279 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #3f7279; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #3f7279 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #3f7279 to White

This is a gradient from #3f7279 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#3f7279,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #3f7279 to white.</div>

Gradient from #3f7279 to Black

This is a gradient from #3f7279 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#3f7279,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#3f7279,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #3f7279 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #3f7279

In addition to using #3f7279 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 #3f7279 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #3f7279, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 63, Green = 114, Blue = 121). If you need details about the color coordinates of #3f7279 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 #3f7279
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(63, 114, 121)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #3f7279; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #3f7279; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #3f7279; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(63, 114, 121);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#3f7279")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:63, green:114, blue:121, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:63 green:114 blue:121 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(63f, 114f, 121f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(63, 114, 121);
 

#3f7279 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #3f7279 the same way. For those with color blindness, #3f7279 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #3f7279 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #3f7279 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 #3f7279 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 #3f7279 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 #3f7279 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 5.4:1 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 #3f7279 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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