#5588ab Color Information

#5588ab 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 #5588ab, and its official name is Blueberry Muffin. In RGB, it consists of 33.3% Red, 53.3% Green, and 67.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 50.3% Cyan, 20.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 32.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 204.4°, with saturation of 33.9% and lightness of 50.2%. The decimal value for #5588ab is 5605547, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #5588ab is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#5588ab Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorBlueberry Muffin Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color85, 136, 171 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color33.3%, 53.3%, 67.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.667, 0.467, 0.329 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.503, 0.205, 0, 0.329 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color204.4°, 33.9%, 50.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color204.4°, 50.3%, 67.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color19.901, 22.480, 41.818 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color85, 117, 171 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5605547 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color54.533, -7.115, -23.770 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)54.533, 24.812, 253.336 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color54.533, -23.305, -34.786 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color47.413, -8.049, -19.105 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.236, 0.267, 22.480 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283795627 / 0xff5588ab Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669999 Copy
Last Updated: April 11, 2024

Shades of #5588ab

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #5588ab, its pure hue is 204.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 33.9%, and its lightness is 50.2%. 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 #5588ab, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b1115 to #4a7796.

Tints of #5588ab

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #5588ab, its pure hue is 204.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 33.9%, and its lightness is 50.2%. 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 #5588ab, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #6a97b6 to #eaf0f5.

Tones of #5588ab

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #5588ab, its pure hue is 204.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 33.9%, 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 #5588ab, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0198ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #5588ab

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #5588ab! For #5588ab, 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, #5588ab. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #5588ab

This color, #5588ab, consists of 33.3% Red, 53.3% Green, and 67.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 85, Green = 136, Blue = 171. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #5588ab is 50.3% Cyan, 20.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 32.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R33.3%
C50.3%
G53.3%
M20.5%
B67.1%
Y0.0%
K32.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 85 136 171
Octal 125 210 253
Hexa #55 #88 #ab
Binary 01010101 10001000 10101011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 50 20 0 32
Octal 62 24 0 40
Hexa #32 #14 #00 #20
Binary 00110010 00010100 00000000 00100000

Analogous Colors of #5588ab

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #5588ab — which has hue 204.4° — its analogous colors are located at 174.4° and 234.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5588ab.

Triadic Colors of #5588ab

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 #5588ab — which has hue 204.4° — its triadic colors are located at 84.4° and 324.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5588ab.

Complementary Color of #5588ab

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #5588ab — which has hue 204.4° — its complementary color is located at 24.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5588ab.

Split Complementary Colors of #5588ab

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 #5588ab — which has hue 204.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 54.4° and 354.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5588ab.

Tetradic Colors of #5588ab

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 #5588ab — which has hue 204.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 114.4°, 204.4°, 294.4°, and 24.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5588ab.

Monochromatic Colors of #5588ab

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #5588ab, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #36434b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #9fc6e0 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #5588ab

We want to make getting started with #5588ab on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #5588ab into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #5588ab 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 #5588ab with other HTML elements.

#5588ab Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #5588ab.
<span style="color: #5588ab;">The color of this text is #5588ab.</span>

#5588ab Background Color

The background color for this text is #5588ab.
<div style="background-color: #5588ab; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #5588ab.</div>

#5588ab Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #5588ab.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #5588ab;">This color for the shadow of this text is #5588ab.</span>

#5588ab Border Color

This is a div with border color #5588ab.
<div style="border: #5588ab 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #5588ab.</div>

#5588ab Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #5588ab on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5588ab; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5588ab on a white background.</div></div>

#5588ab Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #5588ab on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5588ab; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5588ab on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #5588ab to White

This is a gradient from #5588ab to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5588ab,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5588ab to white.</div>

Gradient from #5588ab to Black

This is a gradient from #5588ab to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5588ab,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5588ab,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5588ab to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #5588ab

In addition to using #5588ab 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 #5588ab in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #5588ab, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 85, Green = 136, Blue = 171). If you need details about the color coordinates of #5588ab 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 #5588ab
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(85, 136, 171)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #5588ab; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #5588ab; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #5588ab; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(85, 136, 171);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#5588ab")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:85, green:136, blue:171, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:85 green:136 blue:171 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(85f, 136f, 171f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(85, 136, 171);
 

#5588ab Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #5588ab the same way. For those with color blindness, #5588ab might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #5588ab looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #5588ab 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 #5588ab 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 #5588ab 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 #5588ab 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 3.8:1 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 #5588ab 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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