#424241 Color Information

#424241 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 #424241. In RGB, it consists of 25.9% Red, 25.9% Green, and 25.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.5% Yellow, and 74.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 60.0°, with saturation of 0.8% and lightness of 25.7%. The decimal value for #424241 is 4342337, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #424241 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#424241 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color66, 66, 65 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color25.9%, 25.9%, 25.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.741, 0.741, 0.745 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0, 0.015, 0.741 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color60.0°, 0.8%, 25.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color60.0°, 1.5%, 25.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color5.149, 5.436, 5.779 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color65, 66, 65 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4342337 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color27.943, -0.219, 0.603 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)27.943, 0.642, 110.000 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color27.943, 0.052, 0.717 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color23.316, -1.383, 1.626 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.315, 0.332, 5.436 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282532417 / 0xff424241 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333333 Copy
Last Updated: May 20, 2024

Shades of #424241

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #424241, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.8%, and its lightness is 25.7%. 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 #424241, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #080808 to #3a3a39.

Tints of #424241

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #424241, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.8%, and its lightness is 25.7%. 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 #424241, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5a5a59 to #e7e7e7.

Tones of #424241

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #424241, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.8%, 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 #424241, which range from #424242 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #838300 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #424241

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #424241! For #424241, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #424241. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #424241

This color, #424241, consists of 25.9% Red, 25.9% Green, and 25.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 66, Green = 66, Blue = 65. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #424241 is 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.5% Yellow, and 74.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R25.9%
C0.0%
G25.9%
M0.0%
B25.5%
Y1.5%
K74.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 66 66 65
Octal 102 102 101
Hexa #42 #42 #41
Binary 01000010 01000010 01000001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 1 74
Octal 0 0 1 112
Hexa #00 #00 #01 #4a
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000001 01001010

Analogous Colors of #424241

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #424241 — which has hue 60.0° — its analogous colors are located at 30.0° and 90.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #424241.

Triadic Colors of #424241

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 #424241 — which has hue 60.0° — its triadic colors are located at 60.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #424241.

Complementary Color of #424241

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #424241 — which has hue 60.0° — its complementary color is located at 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #424241.

Split Complementary Colors of #424241

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 #424241 — which has hue 60.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 60.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #424241.

Tetradic Colors of #424241

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 #424241 — which has hue 60.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 330.0°, 60.0°, 150.0°, and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #424241.

Monochromatic Colors of #424241

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #424241, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #212121 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #636361 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #424241

We want to make getting started with #424241 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #424241 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #424241 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 #424241 with other HTML elements.

#424241 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #424241.
<span style="color: #424241;">The color of this text is #424241.</span>

#424241 Background Color

The background color for this text is #424241.
<div style="background-color: #424241; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #424241.</div>

#424241 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #424241.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #424241;">This color for the shadow of this text is #424241.</span>

#424241 Border Color

This is a div with border color #424241.
<div style="border: #424241 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #424241.</div>

#424241 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #424241 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #424241; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #424241 on a white background.</div></div>

#424241 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #424241 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #424241; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #424241 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #424241 to White

This is a gradient from #424241 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#424241,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#424241,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#424241,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#424241,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #424241 to white.</div>

Gradient from #424241 to Black

This is a gradient from #424241 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#424241,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#424241,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#424241,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#424241,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #424241 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #424241

In addition to using #424241 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 #424241 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #424241, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 66, Green = 66, Blue = 65). If you need details about the color coordinates of #424241 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 #424241
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(66, 66, 65)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #424241; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #424241; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #424241; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(66, 66, 65);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#424241")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:66, green:66, blue:65, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:66 green:66 blue:65 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(66f, 66f, 65f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(66, 66, 65);
 

#424241 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #424241 the same way. For those with color blindness, #424241 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #424241 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #424241 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 #424241 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 #424241 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

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #424241 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 10.1:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards 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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