#486d4f Color Information

#486d4f 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 #486d4f. In RGB, it consists of 28.2% Red, 42.7% Green, and 31.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 33.9% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 27.5% Yellow, and 57.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 131.4°, with saturation of 20.4% and lightness of 35.5%. The decimal value for #486d4f is 4746575, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #486d4f is green. 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#486d4f Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color72, 109, 79 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color28.2%, 42.7%, 31.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.718, 0.573, 0.690 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.339, 0, 0.275, 0.573 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color131.4°, 20.4%, 35.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color131.4°, 33.9%, 42.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color9.552, 12.880, 9.380 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color72, 103, 109 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4746575 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color42.581, -20.038, 12.672 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)42.581, 23.709, 147.690 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color42.581, -17.906, 18.663 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color35.888, -15.292, 9.626 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.300, 0.405, 12.880 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282936655 / 0xff486d4f Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336666 Copy
Last Updated: December 6, 2022

Shades of #486d4f

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #486d4f, its pure hue is 131.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.4%, and its lightness is 35.5%. 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 #486d4f, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #040605 to #44674a.

Tints of #486d4f

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #486d4f, its pure hue is 131.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.4%, and its lightness is 35.5%. 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 #486d4f, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #537659 to #f4f6f5.

Tones of #486d4f

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #486d4f, its pure hue is 131.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.4%, 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 #486d4f, which range from #5b5b5b (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00b522 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #486d4f

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #486d4f! For #486d4f, 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, #486d4f. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #486d4f

This color, #486d4f, consists of 28.2% Red, 42.7% Green, and 31.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 72, Green = 109, Blue = 79. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #486d4f is 33.9% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 27.5% Yellow, and 57.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R28.2%
C33.9%
G42.7%
M0.0%
B31.0%
Y27.5%
K57.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 72 109 79
Octal 110 155 117
Hexa #48 #6d #4f
Binary 01001000 01101101 01001111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 33 0 27 57
Octal 41 0 33 71
Hexa #21 #00 #1b #39
Binary 00100001 00000000 00011011 00111001

Analogous Colors of #486d4f

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #486d4f — which has hue 131.4° — its analogous colors are located at 101.4° and 161.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #486d4f.

Triadic Colors of #486d4f

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 #486d4f — which has hue 131.4° — its triadic colors are located at 11.4° and 251.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #486d4f.

Complementary Color of #486d4f

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #486d4f — which has hue 131.4° — its complementary color is located at 311.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #486d4f.

Split Complementary Colors of #486d4f

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 #486d4f — which has hue 131.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 131.4° and 341.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #486d4f.

Tetradic Colors of #486d4f

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 #486d4f — which has hue 131.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 41.4°, 131.4°, 221.4°, and 311.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #486d4f.

Monochromatic Colors of #486d4f

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #486d4f, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #29322a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #63ac71 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #486d4f

We want to make getting started with #486d4f on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #486d4f into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #486d4f 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 #486d4f with other HTML elements.

#486d4f Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #486d4f.
<span style="color: #486d4f;">The color of this text is #486d4f.</span>

#486d4f Background Color

The background color for this text is #486d4f.
<div style="background-color: #486d4f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #486d4f.</div>

#486d4f Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #486d4f.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #486d4f;">This color for the shadow of this text is #486d4f.</span>

#486d4f Border Color

This is a div with border color #486d4f.
<div style="border: #486d4f 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #486d4f.</div>

#486d4f Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #486d4f on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #486d4f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #486d4f on a white background.</div></div>

#486d4f Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #486d4f on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #486d4f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #486d4f on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #486d4f to White

This is a gradient from #486d4f to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#486d4f,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #486d4f to white.</div>

Gradient from #486d4f to Black

This is a gradient from #486d4f to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#486d4f,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#486d4f,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #486d4f to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #486d4f

In addition to using #486d4f 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 #486d4f in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #486d4f, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 72, Green = 109, Blue = 79). If you need details about the color coordinates of #486d4f 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 #486d4f
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(72, 109, 79)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #486d4f; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #486d4f; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #486d4f; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(72, 109, 79);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#486d4f")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:72, green:109, blue:79, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:72 green:109 blue:79 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(72f, 109f, 79f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(72, 109, 79);
 

#486d4f Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #486d4f the same way. For those with color blindness, #486d4f might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #486d4f looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #486d4f 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 #486d4f 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 #486d4f 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 #486d4f 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 5.9:1 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 #486d4f would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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