#66bbdd Color Information

#66bbdd 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 #66bbdd, and its official name is Clear Weather. In RGB, it consists of 40.0% Red, 73.3% Green, and 86.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 53.8% Cyan, 15.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 13.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 197.1°, with saturation of 63.6% and lightness of 63.3%. The decimal value for #66bbdd is 6732765, and its nearest "web safe" color is #66cccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #66bbdd 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#66bbdd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorClear Weather Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color102, 187, 221 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.0%, 73.3%, 86.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.600, 0.267, 0.133 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.538, 0.154, 0, 0.133 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color197.1°, 63.6%, 63.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color197.1°, 53.8%, 86.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color36.301, 43.586, 74.906 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color102, 152, 221 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6732765 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.951, -16.330, -24.917 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.951, 29.791, 236.761 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.951, -36.585, -36.977 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color66.020, -17.386, -21.057 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.235, 0.282, 43.586 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284922845 / 0xff66bbdd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#66cccc Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #66bbdd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #66bbdd, its pure hue is 197.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 63.6%, and its lightness is 63.3%. 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 #66bbdd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d171c to #59a4c1.

Tints of #66bbdd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #66bbdd, its pure hue is 197.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 63.6%, and its lightness is 63.3%. 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 #66bbdd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #79c4e1 to #ecf7fb.

Tones of #66bbdd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #66bbdd, its pure hue is 197.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 63.6%, 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 #66bbdd, which range from #a2a2a2 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #44caff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #66bbdd

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #66bbdd! For #66bbdd, 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, #66bbdd. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #66bbdd

This color, #66bbdd, consists of 40.0% Red, 73.3% Green, and 86.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 102, Green = 187, Blue = 221. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #66bbdd is 53.8% Cyan, 15.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 13.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.0%
C53.8%
G73.3%
M15.4%
B86.7%
Y0.0%
K13.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 102 187 221
Octal 146 273 335
Hexa #66 #bb #dd
Binary 01100110 10111011 11011101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 53 15 0 13
Octal 65 17 0 15
Hexa #35 #0f #00 #0d
Binary 00110101 00001111 00000000 00001101

Analogous Colors of #66bbdd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #66bbdd — which has hue 197.1° — its analogous colors are located at 167.1° and 227.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66bbdd.

Triadic Colors of #66bbdd

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 #66bbdd — which has hue 197.1° — its triadic colors are located at 77.1° and 317.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66bbdd.

Complementary Color of #66bbdd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #66bbdd — which has hue 197.1° — its complementary color is located at 17.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66bbdd.

Split Complementary Colors of #66bbdd

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 #66bbdd — which has hue 197.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 47.1° and 347.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66bbdd.

Tetradic Colors of #66bbdd

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 #66bbdd — which has hue 197.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 107.1°, 197.1°, 287.1°, and 17.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66bbdd.

Monochromatic Colors of #66bbdd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #66bbdd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #3f89a7 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #aae1f7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #66bbdd

We want to make getting started with #66bbdd on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #66bbdd into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd with other HTML elements.

#66bbdd Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #66bbdd.
<span style="color: #66bbdd;">The color of this text is #66bbdd.</span>

#66bbdd Background Color

The background color for this text is #66bbdd.
<div style="background-color: #66bbdd; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #66bbdd.</div>

#66bbdd Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #66bbdd.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #66bbdd;">This color for the shadow of this text is #66bbdd.</span>

#66bbdd Border Color

This is a div with border color #66bbdd.
<div style="border: #66bbdd 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #66bbdd.</div>

#66bbdd Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #66bbdd on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #66bbdd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #66bbdd on a white background.</div></div>

#66bbdd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #66bbdd on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #66bbdd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #66bbdd on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #66bbdd to White

This is a gradient from #66bbdd to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#66bbdd,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #66bbdd to white.</div>

Gradient from #66bbdd to Black

This is a gradient from #66bbdd to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#66bbdd,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#66bbdd,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #66bbdd to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #66bbdd

In addition to using #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #66bbdd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 102, Green = 187, Blue = 221). If you need details about the color coordinates of #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(102, 187, 221)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #66bbdd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #66bbdd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #66bbdd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(102, 187, 221);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#66bbdd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:102, green:187, blue:221, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:187 blue:221 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(102f, 187f, 221f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(102, 187, 221);
 

#66bbdd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #66bbdd the same way. For those with color blindness, #66bbdd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #66bbdd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd 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 #66bbdd 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 2.2:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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