#66ee00 Color Information

#66ee00 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 #66ee00, and its official name is Sparkling Green. In RGB, it consists of 40.0% Red, 93.3% Green, and 0.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 57.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 94.3°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 46.7%. The decimal value for #66ee00 is 6745600, and its nearest "web safe" color is #66ff00. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #66ee00 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#66ee00 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorSparkling Green Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color102, 238, 0 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.0%, 93.3%, 0.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.600, 0.067, 1.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.571, 0, 1, 0.067 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color94.3°, 100.0%, 46.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color94.3°, 100.0%, 93.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color36.054, 63.974, 10.448 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color0, 238, 136 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6745600 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color83.952, -68.884, 80.768 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)83.952, 106.153, 130.460 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color83.952, -62.663, 100.722 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color79.984, -59.510, 48.244 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.326, 0.579, 63.974 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284935680 / 0xff66ee00 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#66ff00 Copy
Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Shades of #66ee00

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #66ee00, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 46.7%. 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 #66ee00, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d1e00 to #59d000.

Tints of #66ee00

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #66ee00, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 46.7%. 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 #66ee00, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #79f020 to #ecfddf.

Tones of #66ee00

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #66ee00, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #66ee00, which range from #777777 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #66ee00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #66ee00

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #66ee00! For #66ee00, 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, #66ee00. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #66ee00

This color, #66ee00, consists of 40.0% Red, 93.3% Green, and 0.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 102, Green = 238, Blue = 0. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #66ee00 is 57.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.0%
C57.1%
G93.3%
M0.0%
B0.0%
Y100.0%
K6.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 102 238 0
Octal 146 356 0
Hexa #66 #ee #00
Binary 01100110 11101110 00000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 57 0 100 6
Octal 71 0 144 6
Hexa #39 #00 #64 #06
Binary 00111001 00000000 01100100 00000110

Analogous Colors of #66ee00

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #66ee00 — which has hue 94.3° — its analogous colors are located at 64.3° and 124.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66ee00.

Triadic Colors of #66ee00

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 #66ee00 — which has hue 94.3° — its triadic colors are located at 94.3° and 334.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66ee00.

Complementary Color of #66ee00

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #66ee00 — which has hue 94.3° — its complementary color is located at 274.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66ee00.

Split Complementary Colors of #66ee00

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 #66ee00 — which has hue 94.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 94.3° and 304.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66ee00.

Tetradic Colors of #66ee00

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 #66ee00 — which has hue 94.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 4.3°, 94.3°, 184.3°, and 274.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #66ee00.

Monochromatic Colors of #66ee00

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #66ee00, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #337700 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a8ff66 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #66ee00

We want to make getting started with #66ee00 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #66ee00 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #66ee00 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 #66ee00 with other HTML elements.

#66ee00 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #66ee00.
<span style="color: #66ee00;">The color of this text is #66ee00.</span>

#66ee00 Background Color

The background color for this text is #66ee00.
<div style="background-color: #66ee00; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #66ee00.</div>

#66ee00 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #66ee00.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #66ee00;">This color for the shadow of this text is #66ee00.</span>

#66ee00 Border Color

This is a div with border color #66ee00.
<div style="border: #66ee00 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #66ee00.</div>

#66ee00 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #66ee00 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #66ee00; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #66ee00 on a white background.</div></div>

#66ee00 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #66ee00 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #66ee00; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #66ee00 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #66ee00 to White

This is a gradient from #66ee00 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#66ee00,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #66ee00 to white.</div>

Gradient from #66ee00 to Black

This is a gradient from #66ee00 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#66ee00,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#66ee00,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #66ee00 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #66ee00

In addition to using #66ee00 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 #66ee00 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #66ee00, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 102, Green = 238, Blue = 0). If you need details about the color coordinates of #66ee00 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 #66ee00
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(102, 238, 0)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #66ee00; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #66ee00; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #66ee00; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(102, 238, 0);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#66ee00")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:102, green:238, blue:0, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:238 blue:0 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(102f, 238f, 0f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(102, 238, 0);
 

#66ee00 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #66ee00 the same way. For those with color blindness, #66ee00 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #66ee00 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #66ee00 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 #66ee00 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 #66ee00 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 #66ee00 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 1.5:1 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
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text