#63797e Color Information

#63797e 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 #63797e, and its official name is Crater Lake. In RGB, it consists of 38.8% Red, 47.5% Green, and 49.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 21.4% Cyan, 4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 191.1°, with saturation of 12% and lightness of 44.1%. The decimal value for #63797e is 6519166, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #63797e 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#63797e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorCrater Lake Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color99, 121, 126 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color38.8%, 47.5%, 49.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.612, 0.525, 0.506 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.214, 0.04, 0, 0.506 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color191.1°, 12.0%, 44.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color191.1°, 21.4%, 49.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color15.749, 17.834, 22.351 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color99, 111, 126 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6519166 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color49.294, -6.814, -5.404 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)49.294, 8.697, 218.419 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color49.294, -11.542, -6.509 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color42.230, -7.334, -1.819 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.282, 0.319, 17.834 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284709246 / 0xff63797e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #63797e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #63797e, its pure hue is 191.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.0%, and its lightness is 44.1%. 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 #63797e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0f10 to #576a6e.

Tints of #63797e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #63797e, its pure hue is 191.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.0%, and its lightness is 44.1%. 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 #63797e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #778a8e to #eceeef.

Tones of #63797e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #63797e, its pure hue is 191.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.0%, 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 #63797e, which range from #717171 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00b7e1 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #63797e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #63797e! For #63797e, 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, #63797e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #63797e

This color, #63797e, consists of 38.8% Red, 47.5% Green, and 49.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 99, Green = 121, Blue = 126. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #63797e is 21.4% Cyan, 4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R38.8%
C21.4%
G47.5%
M4.0%
B49.4%
Y0.0%
K50.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 99 121 126
Octal 143 171 176
Hexa #63 #79 #7e
Binary 01100011 01111001 01111110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 21 3 0 50
Octal 25 3 0 62
Hexa #15 #03 #00 #32
Binary 00010101 00000011 00000000 00110010

Analogous Colors of #63797e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #63797e — which has hue 191.1° — its analogous colors are located at 161.1° and 221.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #63797e.

Triadic Colors of #63797e

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 #63797e — which has hue 191.1° — its triadic colors are located at 71.1° and 311.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #63797e.

Complementary Color of #63797e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #63797e — which has hue 191.1° — its complementary color is located at 11.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #63797e.

Split Complementary Colors of #63797e

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 #63797e — which has hue 191.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 41.1° and 341.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #63797e.

Tetradic Colors of #63797e

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 #63797e — which has hue 191.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 101.1°, 191.1°, 281.1°, and 11.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #63797e.

Monochromatic Colors of #63797e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #63797e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #353a3c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #99b3b8 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #63797e

We want to make getting started with #63797e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #63797e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #63797e 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 #63797e with other HTML elements.

#63797e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #63797e.
<span style="color: #63797e;">The color of this text is #63797e.</span>

#63797e Background Color

The background color for this text is #63797e.
<div style="background-color: #63797e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #63797e.</div>

#63797e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #63797e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #63797e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #63797e.</span>

#63797e Border Color

This is a div with border color #63797e.
<div style="border: #63797e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #63797e.</div>

#63797e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #63797e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #63797e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #63797e on a white background.</div></div>

#63797e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #63797e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #63797e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #63797e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #63797e to White

This is a gradient from #63797e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#63797e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #63797e to white.</div>

Gradient from #63797e to Black

This is a gradient from #63797e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#63797e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#63797e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #63797e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #63797e

In addition to using #63797e 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 #63797e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #63797e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 99, Green = 121, Blue = 126). If you need details about the color coordinates of #63797e 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 #63797e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(99, 121, 126)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #63797e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #63797e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #63797e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(99, 121, 126);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#63797e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:99, green:121, blue:126, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:99 green:121 blue:126 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(99f, 121f, 126f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(99, 121, 126);
 

#63797e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #63797e the same way. For those with color blindness, #63797e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #63797e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #63797e 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 #63797e 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 #63797e 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 #63797e 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 4.6:1 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 #63797e 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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