#5d96bc Color Information

#5d96bc 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 #5d96bc, and its official name is Heritage Blue. In RGB, it consists of 36.5% Red, 58.8% Green, and 73.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 50.5% Cyan, 20.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 204.0°, with saturation of 41.5% and lightness of 55.1%. The decimal value for #5d96bc is 6133436, and its nearest "web safe" color is #6699cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #5d96bc 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#5d96bc Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorHeritage Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color93, 150, 188 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color36.5%, 58.8%, 73.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.635, 0.412, 0.263 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.505, 0.202, 0, 0.263 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color204.0°, 41.5%, 55.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color204.0°, 50.5%, 73.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color24.498, 27.771, 51.646 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color93, 129, 188 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6133436 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color59.681, -8.013, -25.491 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)59.681, 26.720, 252.550 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color59.681, -25.933, -37.999 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color52.698, -9.242, -21.218 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.236, 0.267, 27.771 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284323516 / 0xff5d96bc Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#6699cc Copy
Last Updated: April 12, 2024

Shades of #5d96bc

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #5d96bc, its pure hue is 204.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.5%, and its lightness is 55.1%. 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 #5d96bc, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c1318 to #5183a5.

Tints of #5d96bc

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #5d96bc, its pure hue is 204.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.5%, and its lightness is 55.1%. 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 #5d96bc, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #71a3c4 to #ebf2f7.

Tones of #5d96bc

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #5d96bc, its pure hue is 204.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.5%, 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 #5d96bc, which range from #8d8d8d (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #1aa3ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #5d96bc

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #5d96bc! For #5d96bc, 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, #5d96bc. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #5d96bc

This color, #5d96bc, consists of 36.5% Red, 58.8% Green, and 73.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 93, Green = 150, Blue = 188. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #5d96bc is 50.5% Cyan, 20.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R36.5%
C50.5%
G58.8%
M20.2%
B73.7%
Y0.0%
K26.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 93 150 188
Octal 135 226 274
Hexa #5d #96 #bc
Binary 01011101 10010110 10111100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 50 20 0 26
Octal 62 24 0 32
Hexa #32 #14 #00 #1a
Binary 00110010 00010100 00000000 00011010

Analogous Colors of #5d96bc

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #5d96bc — which has hue 204.0° — its analogous colors are located at 174.0° and 234.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5d96bc.

Triadic Colors of #5d96bc

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 #5d96bc — which has hue 204.0° — its triadic colors are located at 84.0° and 324.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5d96bc.

Complementary Color of #5d96bc

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #5d96bc — which has hue 204.0° — its complementary color is located at 24.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5d96bc.

Split Complementary Colors of #5d96bc

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 #5d96bc — which has hue 204.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 54.0° and 354.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5d96bc.

Tetradic Colors of #5d96bc

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 #5d96bc — which has hue 204.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 114.0°, 204.0°, 294.0°, and 24.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5d96bc.

Monochromatic Colors of #5d96bc

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #5d96bc, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #425765 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a2cde9 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #5d96bc

We want to make getting started with #5d96bc on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #5d96bc into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc with other HTML elements.

#5d96bc Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #5d96bc.
<span style="color: #5d96bc;">The color of this text is #5d96bc.</span>

#5d96bc Background Color

The background color for this text is #5d96bc.
<div style="background-color: #5d96bc; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #5d96bc.</div>

#5d96bc Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #5d96bc.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #5d96bc;">This color for the shadow of this text is #5d96bc.</span>

#5d96bc Border Color

This is a div with border color #5d96bc.
<div style="border: #5d96bc 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #5d96bc.</div>

#5d96bc Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #5d96bc on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5d96bc; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5d96bc on a white background.</div></div>

#5d96bc Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #5d96bc on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5d96bc; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5d96bc on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #5d96bc to White

This is a gradient from #5d96bc to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5d96bc,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5d96bc to white.</div>

Gradient from #5d96bc to Black

This is a gradient from #5d96bc to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5d96bc,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5d96bc,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5d96bc to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #5d96bc

In addition to using #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #5d96bc, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 93, Green = 150, Blue = 188). If you need details about the color coordinates of #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(93, 150, 188)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #5d96bc; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #5d96bc; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #5d96bc; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(93, 150, 188);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#5d96bc")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:93, green:150, blue:188, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:93 green:150 blue:188 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(93f, 150f, 188f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(93, 150, 188);
 

#5d96bc Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #5d96bc the same way. For those with color blindness, #5d96bc might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #5d96bc looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc 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 #5d96bc 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 3.2:1 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 #5d96bc 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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