#6b8ba4 Color Information

#6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4, and its official name is Stormy Strait Grey. In RGB, it consists of 42.0% Red, 54.5% Green, and 64.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 34.8% Cyan, 15.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 35.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 206.3°, with saturation of 23.8% and lightness of 53.1%. The decimal value for #6b8ba4 is 7048100, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6b8ba4 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#6b8ba4 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorStormy Strait Grey Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color107, 139, 164 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color42.0%, 54.5%, 64.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.580, 0.455, 0.357 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.348, 0.152, 0, 0.357 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color206.3°, 23.8%, 53.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color206.3°, 34.8%, 64.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color21.997, 24.271, 38.647 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color107, 127, 164 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7048100 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color56.359, -4.909, -16.851 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)56.359, 17.551, 253.756 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color56.359, -16.536, -24.325 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color49.266, -6.517, -12.025 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.259, 0.286, 24.271 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285238180 / 0xff6b8ba4 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669999 Copy
Last Updated: June 20, 2024

Shades of #6b8ba4

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6b8ba4, its pure hue is 206.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.8%, and its lightness is 53.1%. 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 #6b8ba4, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d1115 to #5e7a90.

Tints of #6b8ba4

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6b8ba4, its pure hue is 206.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.8%, and its lightness is 53.1%. 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 #6b8ba4, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7e9aaf to #edf1f4.

Tones of #6b8ba4

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6b8ba4, its pure hue is 206.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.8%, 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 #6b8ba4, which range from #888888 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #1096ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6b8ba4

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6b8ba4! For #6b8ba4, 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, #6b8ba4. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6b8ba4

This color, #6b8ba4, consists of 42.0% Red, 54.5% Green, and 64.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 107, Green = 139, Blue = 164. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6b8ba4 is 34.8% Cyan, 15.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 35.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R42.0%
C34.8%
G54.5%
M15.2%
B64.3%
Y0.0%
K35.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 107 139 164
Octal 153 213 244
Hexa #6b #8b #a4
Binary 01101011 10001011 10100100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 34 15 0 35
Octal 42 17 0 43
Hexa #22 #0f #00 #23
Binary 00100010 00001111 00000000 00100011

Analogous Colors of #6b8ba4

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6b8ba4 — which has hue 206.3° — its analogous colors are located at 176.3° and 236.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8ba4.

Triadic Colors of #6b8ba4

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 #6b8ba4 — which has hue 206.3° — its triadic colors are located at 86.3° and 326.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8ba4.

Complementary Color of #6b8ba4

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6b8ba4 — which has hue 206.3° — its complementary color is located at 26.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8ba4.

Split Complementary Colors of #6b8ba4

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 #6b8ba4 — which has hue 206.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 56.3° and 356.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8ba4.

Tetradic Colors of #6b8ba4

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 #6b8ba4 — which has hue 206.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 116.3°, 206.3°, 296.3°, and 26.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8ba4.

Monochromatic Colors of #6b8ba4

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6b8ba4, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #434d55 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #aec6d9 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6b8ba4

We want to make getting started with #6b8ba4 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6b8ba4 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4 with other HTML elements.

#6b8ba4 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6b8ba4.
<span style="color: #6b8ba4;">The color of this text is #6b8ba4.</span>

#6b8ba4 Background Color

The background color for this text is #6b8ba4.
<div style="background-color: #6b8ba4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6b8ba4.</div>

#6b8ba4 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6b8ba4.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6b8ba4;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6b8ba4.</span>

#6b8ba4 Border Color

This is a div with border color #6b8ba4.
<div style="border: #6b8ba4 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6b8ba4.</div>

#6b8ba4 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b8ba4 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b8ba4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b8ba4 on a white background.</div></div>

#6b8ba4 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b8ba4 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b8ba4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b8ba4 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6b8ba4 to White

This is a gradient from #6b8ba4 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b8ba4,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b8ba4 to white.</div>

Gradient from #6b8ba4 to Black

This is a gradient from #6b8ba4 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b8ba4,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b8ba4,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b8ba4 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6b8ba4

In addition to using #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6b8ba4, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 107, Green = 139, Blue = 164). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(107, 139, 164)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6b8ba4; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6b8ba4; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6b8ba4; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(107, 139, 164);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6b8ba4")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:107, green:139, blue:164, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:139 blue:164 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(107f, 139f, 164f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(107, 139, 164);
 

#6b8ba4 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6b8ba4 the same way. For those with color blindness, #6b8ba4 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6b8ba4 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4 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 #6b8ba4 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 3.6:1 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 #6b8ba4 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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