#565051 Color Information

#565051 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 #565051, and its official name is Mortar. In RGB, it consists of 33.7% Red, 31.4% Green, and 31.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 7% Magenta, 5.8% Yellow, and 66.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 350.0°, with saturation of 3.6% and lightness of 32.5%. The decimal value for #565051 is 5656657, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #565051 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#565051 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMortar Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color86, 80, 81 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color33.7%, 31.4%, 31.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.663, 0.686, 0.682 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.07, 0.058, 0.663 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color350.0°, 3.6%, 32.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color350.0°, 7.0%, 33.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color8.192, 8.310, 8.957 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color86, 80, 81 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5656657 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color34.620, 2.669, 0.294 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)34.620, 2.685, 6.288 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color34.620, 3.296, -0.026 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color28.827, 0.277, 1.757 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.322, 0.326, 8.310 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283846737 / 0xff565051 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: April 21, 2024

Shades of #565051

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #565051, its pure hue is 350.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.6%, and its lightness is 32.5%. 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 9 different shades of #565051, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0a0a to #4b4647.

Tints of #565051

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #565051, its pure hue is 350.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.6%, and its lightness is 32.5%. 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 #565051, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #6b6667 to #eae9e9.

Tones of #565051

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #565051, its pure hue is 350.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.6%, 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 #565051, which range from #535353 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #a6001c (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #565051

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #565051! For #565051, 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, #565051. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #565051

This color, #565051, consists of 33.7% Red, 31.4% Green, and 31.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 86, Green = 80, Blue = 81. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #565051 is 0% Cyan, 7% Magenta, 5.8% Yellow, and 66.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R33.7%
C0.0%
G31.4%
M7.0%
B31.8%
Y5.8%
K66.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 86 80 81
Octal 126 120 121
Hexa #56 #50 #51
Binary 01010110 01010000 01010001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 6 5 66
Octal 0 6 5 102
Hexa #00 #06 #05 #42
Binary 00000000 00000110 00000101 01000010

Analogous Colors of #565051

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #565051 — which has hue 350.0° — its analogous colors are located at 20.0° and 350.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #565051.

Triadic Colors of #565051

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 #565051 — which has hue 350.0° — its triadic colors are located at 110.0° and 350.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #565051.

Complementary Color of #565051

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #565051 — which has hue 350.0° — its complementary color is located at 170.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #565051.

Split Complementary Colors of #565051

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 #565051 — which has hue 350.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 140.0° and 350.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #565051.

Tetradic Colors of #565051

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 #565051 — which has hue 350.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 260.0°, 350.0°, 80.0°, and 170.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #565051.

Monochromatic Colors of #565051

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #565051, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2a2929 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #837678 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #565051

We want to make getting started with #565051 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #565051 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #565051 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 #565051 with other HTML elements.

#565051 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #565051.
<span style="color: #565051;">The color of this text is #565051.</span>

#565051 Background Color

The background color for this text is #565051.
<div style="background-color: #565051; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #565051.</div>

#565051 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #565051.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #565051;">This color for the shadow of this text is #565051.</span>

#565051 Border Color

This is a div with border color #565051.
<div style="border: #565051 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #565051.</div>

#565051 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #565051 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #565051; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #565051 on a white background.</div></div>

#565051 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #565051 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #565051; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #565051 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #565051 to White

This is a gradient from #565051 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#565051,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#565051,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#565051,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#565051,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #565051 to white.</div>

Gradient from #565051 to Black

This is a gradient from #565051 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#565051,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#565051,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#565051,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#565051,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #565051 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #565051

In addition to using #565051 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 #565051 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #565051, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 86, Green = 80, Blue = 81). If you need details about the color coordinates of #565051 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 #565051
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(86, 80, 81)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #565051; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #565051; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #565051; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(86, 80, 81);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#565051")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:86, green:80, blue:81, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:86 green:80 blue:81 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(86f, 80f, 81f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(86, 80, 81);
 

#565051 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #565051 the same way. For those with color blindness, #565051 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #565051 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #565051 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 #565051 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 #565051 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 #565051 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 7.9:1 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text