#51837c Color Information

#51837c 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 #51837c. In RGB, it consists of 31.8% Red, 51.4% Green, and 48.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 38.2% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 5.3% Yellow, and 48.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 171.6°, with saturation of 23.6% and lightness of 41.6%. The decimal value for #51837c is 5342076, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669966. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #51837c 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#51837c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color81, 131, 124 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color31.8%, 51.4%, 48.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.682, 0.486, 0.514 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.382, 0, 0.053, 0.486 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color171.6°, 23.6%, 41.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color171.6°, 38.2%, 51.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color15.148, 19.437, 22.022 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color81, 108, 131 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5342076 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color51.195, -18.548, -1.546 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)51.195, 18.612, 184.764 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color51.195, -23.492, 0.628 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color44.088, -15.824, 1.245 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.268, 0.343, 19.437 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283532156 / 0xff51837c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669966 Copy

Shades of #51837c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #51837c, its pure hue is 171.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.6%, and its lightness is 41.6%. 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 #51837c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #050807 to #4c7b75.

Tints of #51837c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #51837c, its pure hue is 171.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.6%, and its lightness is 41.6%. 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 #51837c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5b8a84 to #f5f8f7.

Tones of #51837c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #51837c, its pure hue is 171.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.6%, 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 #51837c, which range from #6a6a6a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00d4b6 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #51837c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #51837c! For #51837c, 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, #51837c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #51837c

This color, #51837c, consists of 31.8% Red, 51.4% Green, and 48.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 81, Green = 131, Blue = 124. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #51837c is 38.2% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 5.3% Yellow, and 48.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R31.8%
C38.2%
G51.4%
M0.0%
B48.6%
Y5.3%
K48.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 81 131 124
Octal 121 203 174
Hexa #51 #83 #7c
Binary 01010001 10000011 01111100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 38 0 5 48
Octal 46 0 5 60
Hexa #26 #00 #05 #30
Binary 00100110 00000000 00000101 00110000

Analogous Colors of #51837c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #51837c — which has hue 171.6° — its analogous colors are located at 141.6° and 201.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #51837c.

Triadic Colors of #51837c

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 #51837c — which has hue 171.6° — its triadic colors are located at 51.6° and 291.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #51837c.

Complementary Color of #51837c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #51837c — which has hue 171.6° — its complementary color is located at 351.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #51837c.

Split Complementary Colors of #51837c

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 #51837c — which has hue 171.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 21.6° and 321.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #51837c.

Tetradic Colors of #51837c

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 #51837c — which has hue 171.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 81.6°, 171.6°, 261.6°, and 351.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #51837c.

Monochromatic Colors of #51837c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #51837c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2f3b3a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7dc1b7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #51837c

We want to make getting started with #51837c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #51837c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #51837c 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 #51837c with other HTML elements.

#51837c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #51837c.
<span style="color: #51837c;">The color of this text is #51837c.</span>

#51837c Background Color

The background color for this text is #51837c.
<div style="background-color: #51837c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #51837c.</div>

#51837c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #51837c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #51837c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #51837c.</span>

#51837c Border Color

This is a div with border color #51837c.
<div style="border: #51837c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #51837c.</div>

#51837c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #51837c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #51837c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #51837c on a white background.</div></div>

#51837c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #51837c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #51837c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #51837c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #51837c to White

This is a gradient from #51837c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#51837c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #51837c to white.</div>

Gradient from #51837c to Black

This is a gradient from #51837c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#51837c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#51837c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #51837c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #51837c

In addition to using #51837c 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 #51837c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #51837c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 81, Green = 131, Blue = 124). If you need details about the color coordinates of #51837c 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 #51837c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(81, 131, 124)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #51837c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #51837c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #51837c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(81, 131, 124);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#51837c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:81, green:131, blue:124, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:81 green:131 blue:124 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(81f, 131f, 124f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(81, 131, 124);
 

#51837c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #51837c the same way. For those with color blindness, #51837c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #51837c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #51837c 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 #51837c 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 #51837c 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 #51837c 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 4.3:1 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 #51837c 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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