#656e72 Color Information

#656e72 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 #656e72, and its official name is Batman. In RGB, it consists of 39.6% Red, 43.1% Green, and 44.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 11.4% Cyan, 3.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 55.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 198.5°, with saturation of 6% and lightness of 42.2%. The decimal value for #656e72 is 6647410, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #656e72 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#656e72 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorBatman Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color101, 110, 114 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color39.6%, 43.1%, 44.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.604, 0.569, 0.553 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.114, 0.035, 0, 0.553 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color198.5°, 6.0%, 42.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color198.5°, 11.4%, 44.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color13.980, 15.133, 18.104 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color101, 106, 114 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6647410 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color45.817, -2.518, -3.396 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)45.817, 4.228, 233.448 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color45.817, -5.044, -4.226 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color38.902, -3.931, -0.361 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.296, 0.321, 15.133 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284837490 / 0xff656e72 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: April 22, 2024

Shades of #656e72

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #656e72, its pure hue is 198.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 6.0%, and its lightness is 42.2%. 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 #656e72, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0e0e to #586064.

Tints of #656e72

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #656e72, its pure hue is 198.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 6.0%, and its lightness is 42.2%. 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 #656e72, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #788084 to #eceded.

Tones of #656e72

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #656e72, its pure hue is 198.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 6.0%, 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 #656e72, which range from #6c6c6c (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0095d7 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #656e72

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #656e72! For #656e72, 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, #656e72. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #656e72

This color, #656e72, consists of 39.6% Red, 43.1% Green, and 44.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 101, Green = 110, Blue = 114. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #656e72 is 11.4% Cyan, 3.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 55.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R39.6%
C11.4%
G43.1%
M3.5%
B44.7%
Y0.0%
K55.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 101 110 114
Octal 145 156 162
Hexa #65 #6e #72
Binary 01100101 01101110 01110010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 11 3 0 55
Octal 13 3 0 67
Hexa #0b #03 #00 #37
Binary 00001011 00000011 00000000 00110111

Analogous Colors of #656e72

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #656e72 — which has hue 198.5° — its analogous colors are located at 168.5° and 228.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #656e72.

Triadic Colors of #656e72

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 #656e72 — which has hue 198.5° — its triadic colors are located at 78.5° and 318.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #656e72.

Complementary Color of #656e72

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #656e72 — which has hue 198.5° — its complementary color is located at 18.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #656e72.

Split Complementary Colors of #656e72

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 #656e72 — which has hue 198.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 48.5° and 348.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #656e72.

Tetradic Colors of #656e72

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 #656e72 — which has hue 198.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 108.5°, 198.5°, 288.5°, and 18.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #656e72.

Monochromatic Colors of #656e72

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #656e72, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #343637 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #99a5aa (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #656e72

We want to make getting started with #656e72 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #656e72 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #656e72 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 #656e72 with other HTML elements.

#656e72 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #656e72.
<span style="color: #656e72;">The color of this text is #656e72.</span>

#656e72 Background Color

The background color for this text is #656e72.
<div style="background-color: #656e72; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #656e72.</div>

#656e72 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #656e72.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #656e72;">This color for the shadow of this text is #656e72.</span>

#656e72 Border Color

This is a div with border color #656e72.
<div style="border: #656e72 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #656e72.</div>

#656e72 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #656e72 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #656e72; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #656e72 on a white background.</div></div>

#656e72 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #656e72 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #656e72; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #656e72 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #656e72 to White

This is a gradient from #656e72 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#656e72,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #656e72 to white.</div>

Gradient from #656e72 to Black

This is a gradient from #656e72 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#656e72,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#656e72,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #656e72 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #656e72

In addition to using #656e72 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 #656e72 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #656e72, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 101, Green = 110, Blue = 114). If you need details about the color coordinates of #656e72 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 #656e72
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(101, 110, 114)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #656e72; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #656e72; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #656e72; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(101, 110, 114);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#656e72")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:101, green:110, blue:114, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:101 green:110 blue:114 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(101f, 110f, 114f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(101, 110, 114);
 

#656e72 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #656e72 the same way. For those with color blindness, #656e72 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #656e72 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #656e72 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 #656e72 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 #656e72 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 #656e72 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 5.2:1 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 #656e72 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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