#556e62 Color Information

#556e62 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 #556e62. In RGB, it consists of 33.3% Red, 43.1% Green, and 38.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 22.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 10.9% Yellow, and 56.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 151.2°, with saturation of 12.8% and lightness of 38.2%. The decimal value for #556e62 is 5598818, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #556e62 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#556e62 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color85, 110, 98 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color33.3%, 43.1%, 38.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.667, 0.569, 0.616 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.227, 0, 0.109, 0.569 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color151.2°, 12.8%, 38.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color151.2°, 22.7%, 43.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color11.527, 13.965, 13.643 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color85, 101, 110 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5598818 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color44.183, -11.917, 3.683 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)44.183, 12.473, 162.827 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color44.183, -12.528, 6.607 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color37.370, -10.338, 4.513 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.295, 0.357, 13.965 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283788898 / 0xff556e62 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #556e62

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #556e62, its pure hue is 151.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, and its lightness is 38.2%. 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 #556e62, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0e0c to #4a6056.

Tints of #556e62

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #556e62, its pure hue is 151.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, and its lightness is 38.2%. 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 #556e62, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #6a8076 to #eaedeb.

Tones of #556e62

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #556e62, its pure hue is 151.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, 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 #556e62, which range from #626262 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00c365 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #556e62

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #556e62! For #556e62, 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, #556e62. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #556e62

This color, #556e62, consists of 33.3% Red, 43.1% Green, and 38.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 85, Green = 110, Blue = 98. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #556e62 is 22.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 10.9% Yellow, and 56.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R33.3%
C22.7%
G43.1%
M0.0%
B38.4%
Y10.9%
K56.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 85 110 98
Octal 125 156 142
Hexa #55 #6e #62
Binary 01010101 01101110 01100010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 22 0 10 56
Octal 26 0 12 70
Hexa #16 #00 #0a #38
Binary 00010110 00000000 00001010 00111000

Analogous Colors of #556e62

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #556e62 — which has hue 151.2° — its analogous colors are located at 121.2° and 181.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #556e62.

Triadic Colors of #556e62

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 #556e62 — which has hue 151.2° — its triadic colors are located at 31.2° and 271.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #556e62.

Complementary Color of #556e62

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #556e62 — which has hue 151.2° — its complementary color is located at 331.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #556e62.

Split Complementary Colors of #556e62

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 #556e62 — which has hue 151.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 1.2° and 301.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #556e62.

Tetradic Colors of #556e62

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 #556e62 — which has hue 151.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 61.2°, 151.2°, 241.2°, and 331.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #556e62.

Monochromatic Colors of #556e62

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #556e62, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2e3431 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7da793 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #556e62

We want to make getting started with #556e62 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #556e62 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #556e62 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 #556e62 with other HTML elements.

#556e62 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #556e62.
<span style="color: #556e62;">The color of this text is #556e62.</span>

#556e62 Background Color

The background color for this text is #556e62.
<div style="background-color: #556e62; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #556e62.</div>

#556e62 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #556e62.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #556e62;">This color for the shadow of this text is #556e62.</span>

#556e62 Border Color

This is a div with border color #556e62.
<div style="border: #556e62 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #556e62.</div>

#556e62 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #556e62 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #556e62; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #556e62 on a white background.</div></div>

#556e62 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #556e62 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #556e62; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #556e62 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #556e62 to White

This is a gradient from #556e62 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#556e62,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #556e62 to white.</div>

Gradient from #556e62 to Black

This is a gradient from #556e62 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#556e62,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#556e62,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #556e62 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #556e62

In addition to using #556e62 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 #556e62 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #556e62, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 85, Green = 110, Blue = 98). If you need details about the color coordinates of #556e62 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 #556e62
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(85, 110, 98)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #556e62; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #556e62; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #556e62; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(85, 110, 98);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#556e62")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:85, green:110, blue:98, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:85 green:110 blue:98 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(85f, 110f, 98f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(85, 110, 98);
 

#556e62 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #556e62 the same way. For those with color blindness, #556e62 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #556e62 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #556e62 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 #556e62 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 #556e62 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 #556e62 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 5.5:1 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 #556e62 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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