#495b5e Color Information

#495b5e 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 #495b5e. In RGB, it consists of 28.6% Red, 35.7% Green, and 36.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 22.3% Cyan, 3.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 63.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 188.6°, with saturation of 12.6% and lightness of 32.7%. The decimal value for #495b5e is 4807518, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #495b5e 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#495b5e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color73, 91, 94 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color28.6%, 35.7%, 36.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.714, 0.643, 0.631 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.223, 0.032, 0, 0.631 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color188.6°, 12.6%, 32.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color188.6°, 22.3%, 36.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color8.509, 9.707, 12.015 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color73, 83, 94 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4807518 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color37.311, -6.113, -4.013 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)37.311, 7.313, 213.285 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color37.311, -9.142, -4.325 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color31.156, -5.772, -1.055 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.281, 0.321, 9.707 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282997598 / 0xff495b5e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336666 Copy
Last Updated: June 14, 2024

Shades of #495b5e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #495b5e, its pure hue is 188.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.6%, and its lightness is 32.7%. 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 #495b5e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090b0c to #405052.

Tints of #495b5e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #495b5e, its pure hue is 188.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.6%, and its lightness is 32.7%. 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 #495b5e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #607072 to #e8ebeb.

Tones of #495b5e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #495b5e, its pure hue is 188.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.6%, 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 #495b5e, which range from #545454 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #008fa7 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #495b5e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #495b5e! For #495b5e, 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, #495b5e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #495b5e

This color, #495b5e, consists of 28.6% Red, 35.7% Green, and 36.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 73, Green = 91, Blue = 94. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #495b5e is 22.3% Cyan, 3.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 63.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R28.6%
C22.3%
G35.7%
M3.2%
B36.9%
Y0.0%
K63.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 73 91 94
Octal 111 133 136
Hexa #49 #5b #5e
Binary 01001001 01011011 01011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 22 3 0 63
Octal 26 3 0 77
Hexa #16 #03 #00 #3f
Binary 00010110 00000011 00000000 00111111

Analogous Colors of #495b5e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #495b5e — which has hue 188.6° — its analogous colors are located at 158.6° and 218.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #495b5e.

Triadic Colors of #495b5e

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 #495b5e — which has hue 188.6° — its triadic colors are located at 68.6° and 308.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #495b5e.

Complementary Color of #495b5e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #495b5e — which has hue 188.6° — its complementary color is located at 8.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #495b5e.

Split Complementary Colors of #495b5e

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 #495b5e — which has hue 188.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 38.6° and 338.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #495b5e.

Tetradic Colors of #495b5e

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 #495b5e — which has hue 188.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 98.6°, 188.6°, 278.6°, and 8.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #495b5e.

Monochromatic Colors of #495b5e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #495b5e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #272c2c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #668e95 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #495b5e

We want to make getting started with #495b5e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #495b5e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #495b5e 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 #495b5e with other HTML elements.

#495b5e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #495b5e.
<span style="color: #495b5e;">The color of this text is #495b5e.</span>

#495b5e Background Color

The background color for this text is #495b5e.
<div style="background-color: #495b5e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #495b5e.</div>

#495b5e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #495b5e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #495b5e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #495b5e.</span>

#495b5e Border Color

This is a div with border color #495b5e.
<div style="border: #495b5e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #495b5e.</div>

#495b5e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #495b5e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #495b5e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #495b5e on a white background.</div></div>

#495b5e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #495b5e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #495b5e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #495b5e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #495b5e to White

This is a gradient from #495b5e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#495b5e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #495b5e to white.</div>

Gradient from #495b5e to Black

This is a gradient from #495b5e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#495b5e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#495b5e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #495b5e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #495b5e

In addition to using #495b5e 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 #495b5e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #495b5e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 73, Green = 91, Blue = 94). If you need details about the color coordinates of #495b5e 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 #495b5e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(73, 91, 94)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #495b5e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #495b5e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #495b5e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(73, 91, 94);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#495b5e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:73, green:91, blue:94, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:73 green:91 blue:94 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(73f, 91f, 94f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(73, 91, 94);
 

#495b5e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #495b5e the same way. For those with color blindness, #495b5e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #495b5e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #495b5e 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 #495b5e 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 #495b5e 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 #495b5e 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 7.1:1 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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