#626879 Color Information

#626879 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 #626879, and its official name is Folkstone Grey. In RGB, it consists of 38.4% Red, 40.8% Green, and 47.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 19% Cyan, 14% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 224.3°, with saturation of 10.5% and lightness of 42.9%. The decimal value for #626879 is 6449273, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #626879 is blue. 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#626879 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorFolkstone Grey Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color98, 104, 121 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color38.4%, 40.8%, 47.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.616, 0.592, 0.525 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.19, 0.14, 0, 0.525 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color224.3°, 10.5%, 42.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color224.3°, 19.0%, 47.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color13.438, 13.878, 20.060 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color98, 103, 121 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6449273 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color44.057, 1.613, -10.255 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)44.057, 10.381, 278.937 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color44.057, -4.053, -14.369 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color37.253, -0.801, -5.849 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.284, 0.293, 13.878 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284639353 / 0xff626879 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: February 28, 2024

Shades of #626879

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #626879, its pure hue is 224.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.5%, and its lightness is 42.9%. 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 #626879, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0d0f to #565b6a.

Tints of #626879

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #626879, its pure hue is 224.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.5%, and its lightness is 42.9%. 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 #626879, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #767b8a to #ebecee.

Tones of #626879

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #626879, its pure hue is 224.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.5%, 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 #626879, which range from #6e6e6e (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0039db (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #626879

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #626879! For #626879, 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, #626879. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #626879

This color, #626879, consists of 38.4% Red, 40.8% Green, and 47.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 98, Green = 104, Blue = 121. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #626879 is 19% Cyan, 14% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R38.4%
C19.0%
G40.8%
M14.0%
B47.5%
Y0.0%
K52.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 98 104 121
Octal 142 150 171
Hexa #62 #68 #79
Binary 01100010 01101000 01111001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 19 14 0 52
Octal 23 16 0 64
Hexa #13 #0e #00 #34
Binary 00010011 00001110 00000000 00110100

Analogous Colors of #626879

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #626879 — which has hue 224.3° — its analogous colors are located at 194.3° and 254.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #626879.

Triadic Colors of #626879

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 #626879 — which has hue 224.3° — its triadic colors are located at 104.3° and 344.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #626879.

Complementary Color of #626879

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #626879 — which has hue 224.3° — its complementary color is located at 44.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #626879.

Split Complementary Colors of #626879

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 #626879 — which has hue 224.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 14.3° and 224.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #626879.

Tetradic Colors of #626879

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 #626879 — which has hue 224.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 134.3°, 224.3°, 314.3°, and 44.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #626879.

Monochromatic Colors of #626879

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #626879, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #34353a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #969db3 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #626879

We want to make getting started with #626879 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #626879 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #626879 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 #626879 with other HTML elements.

#626879 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #626879.
<span style="color: #626879;">The color of this text is #626879.</span>

#626879 Background Color

The background color for this text is #626879.
<div style="background-color: #626879; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #626879.</div>

#626879 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #626879.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #626879;">This color for the shadow of this text is #626879.</span>

#626879 Border Color

This is a div with border color #626879.
<div style="border: #626879 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #626879.</div>

#626879 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #626879 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #626879; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #626879 on a white background.</div></div>

#626879 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #626879 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #626879; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #626879 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #626879 to White

This is a gradient from #626879 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#626879,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#626879,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#626879,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#626879,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #626879 to white.</div>

Gradient from #626879 to Black

This is a gradient from #626879 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#626879,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#626879,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#626879,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#626879,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #626879 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #626879

In addition to using #626879 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 #626879 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #626879, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 98, Green = 104, Blue = 121). If you need details about the color coordinates of #626879 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 #626879
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(98, 104, 121)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #626879; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #626879; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #626879; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(98, 104, 121);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#626879")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:98, green:104, blue:121, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:98 green:104 blue:121 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(98f, 104f, 121f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(98, 104, 121);
 

#626879 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #626879 the same way. For those with color blindness, #626879 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #626879 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #626879 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 #626879 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 #626879 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 #626879 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 5.6:1 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 #626879 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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