#409caf Color Information

#409caf 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 #409caf. In RGB, it consists of 25.1% Red, 61.2% Green, and 68.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 63.4% Cyan, 10.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 31.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 190.3°, with saturation of 46.4% and lightness of 46.9%. The decimal value for #409caf is 4234415, and its nearest "web safe" color is #339999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #409caf 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#409caf Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color64, 156, 175 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color25.1%, 61.2%, 68.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.749, 0.388, 0.314 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.634, 0.109, 0, 0.314 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color190.3°, 46.4%, 46.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color190.3°, 63.4%, 68.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color21.741, 27.962, 44.809 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color64, 114, 175 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4234415 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color59.854, -21.175, -17.980 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)59.854, 27.779, 220.336 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color59.854, -36.382, -24.218 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color52.879, -19.150, -13.226 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.230, 0.296, 27.962 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282424495 / 0xff409caf Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#339999 Copy
Last Updated: June 14, 2024

Shades of #409caf

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #409caf, its pure hue is 190.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 46.4%, and its lightness is 46.9%. 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 #409caf, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #081416 to #388999.

Tints of #409caf

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #409caf, its pure hue is 190.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 46.4%, and its lightness is 46.9%. 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 #409caf, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #58a8b9 to #e7f3f5.

Tones of #409caf

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #409caf, its pure hue is 190.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 46.4%, 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 #409caf, which range from #787878 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00c6ef (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #409caf

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #409caf! For #409caf, 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, #409caf. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #409caf

This color, #409caf, consists of 25.1% Red, 61.2% Green, and 68.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 64, Green = 156, Blue = 175. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #409caf is 63.4% Cyan, 10.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 31.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R25.1%
C63.4%
G61.2%
M10.9%
B68.6%
Y0.0%
K31.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 64 156 175
Octal 100 234 257
Hexa #40 #9c #af
Binary 01000000 10011100 10101111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 63 10 0 31
Octal 77 12 0 37
Hexa #3f #0a #00 #1f
Binary 00111111 00001010 00000000 00011111

Analogous Colors of #409caf

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #409caf — which has hue 190.3° — its analogous colors are located at 160.3° and 220.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #409caf.

Triadic Colors of #409caf

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 #409caf — which has hue 190.3° — its triadic colors are located at 70.3° and 310.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #409caf.

Complementary Color of #409caf

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #409caf — which has hue 190.3° — its complementary color is located at 10.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #409caf.

Split Complementary Colors of #409caf

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 #409caf — which has hue 190.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 40.3° and 340.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #409caf.

Tetradic Colors of #409caf

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 #409caf — which has hue 190.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 100.3°, 190.3°, 280.3°, and 10.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #409caf.

Monochromatic Colors of #409caf

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #409caf, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2e454a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7ed6e8 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #409caf

We want to make getting started with #409caf on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #409caf into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #409caf 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 #409caf with other HTML elements.

#409caf Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #409caf.
<span style="color: #409caf;">The color of this text is #409caf.</span>

#409caf Background Color

The background color for this text is #409caf.
<div style="background-color: #409caf; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #409caf.</div>

#409caf Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #409caf.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #409caf;">This color for the shadow of this text is #409caf.</span>

#409caf Border Color

This is a div with border color #409caf.
<div style="border: #409caf 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #409caf.</div>

#409caf Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #409caf on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #409caf; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #409caf on a white background.</div></div>

#409caf Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #409caf on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #409caf; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #409caf on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #409caf to White

This is a gradient from #409caf to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#409caf,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #409caf to white.</div>

Gradient from #409caf to Black

This is a gradient from #409caf to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#409caf,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#409caf,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #409caf to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #409caf

In addition to using #409caf 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 #409caf in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #409caf, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 64, Green = 156, Blue = 175). If you need details about the color coordinates of #409caf 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 #409caf
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(64, 156, 175)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #409caf; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #409caf; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #409caf; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(64, 156, 175);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#409caf")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:64, green:156, blue:175, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:64 green:156 blue:175 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(64f, 156f, 175f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(64, 156, 175);
 

#409caf Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #409caf the same way. For those with color blindness, #409caf might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #409caf looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #409caf 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 #409caf 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 #409caf 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 #409caf 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 3.2:1 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 #409caf 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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