#879d99 Color Information

#879d99 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 #879d99, and its official name is Agave. In RGB, it consists of 52.9% Red, 61.6% Green, and 60.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 14% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 2.5% Yellow, and 38.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 169.1°, with saturation of 10.1% and lightness of 57.3%. The decimal value for #879d99 is 8887705, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #879d99 is green. 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#879d99 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorAgave Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color135, 157, 153 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color52.9%, 61.6%, 60.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.471, 0.384, 0.400 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.14, 0, 0.025, 0.384 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color169.1°, 10.1%, 57.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color169.1°, 14.0%, 61.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color27.798, 31.565, 34.764 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color135, 147, 157 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code8887705 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color62.981, -8.545, -0.521 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)62.981, 8.561, 183.488 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color62.981, -11.642, 0.643 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color56.182, -10.000, 2.640 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.295, 0.335, 31.565 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4287077785 / 0xff879d99 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: December 1, 2023

Shades of #879d99

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #879d99, its pure hue is 169.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.1%, and its lightness is 57.3%. 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 #879d99, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #111413 to #768986.

Tints of #879d99

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #879d99, its pure hue is 169.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.1%, and its lightness is 57.3%. 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 #879d99, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #96a9a6 to #f0f3f2.

Tones of #879d99

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #879d99, its pure hue is 169.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 10.1%, 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 #879d99, which range from #929292 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #25ffd7 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #879d99

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #879d99! For #879d99, 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, #879d99. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #879d99

This color, #879d99, consists of 52.9% Red, 61.6% Green, and 60.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 135, Green = 157, Blue = 153. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #879d99 is 14% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 2.5% Yellow, and 38.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R52.9%
C14.0%
G61.6%
M0.0%
B60.0%
Y2.5%
K38.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 135 157 153
Octal 207 235 231
Hexa #87 #9d #99
Binary 10000111 10011101 10011001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 14 0 2 38
Octal 16 0 2 46
Hexa #0e #00 #02 #26
Binary 00001110 00000000 00000010 00100110

Analogous Colors of #879d99

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #879d99 — which has hue 169.1° — its analogous colors are located at 139.1° and 199.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #879d99.

Triadic Colors of #879d99

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 #879d99 — which has hue 169.1° — its triadic colors are located at 49.1° and 289.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #879d99.

Complementary Color of #879d99

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #879d99 — which has hue 169.1° — its complementary color is located at 349.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #879d99.

Split Complementary Colors of #879d99

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 #879d99 — which has hue 169.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 19.1° and 319.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #879d99.

Tetradic Colors of #879d99

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 #879d99 — which has hue 169.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 79.1°, 169.1°, 259.1°, and 349.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #879d99.

Monochromatic Colors of #879d99

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #879d99, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #57605e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c0d1ce (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #879d99

We want to make getting started with #879d99 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #879d99 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #879d99 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 #879d99 with other HTML elements.

#879d99 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #879d99.
<span style="color: #879d99;">The color of this text is #879d99.</span>

#879d99 Background Color

The background color for this text is #879d99.
<div style="background-color: #879d99; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #879d99.</div>

#879d99 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #879d99.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #879d99;">This color for the shadow of this text is #879d99.</span>

#879d99 Border Color

This is a div with border color #879d99.
<div style="border: #879d99 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #879d99.</div>

#879d99 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #879d99 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #879d99; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #879d99 on a white background.</div></div>

#879d99 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #879d99 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #879d99; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #879d99 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #879d99 to White

This is a gradient from #879d99 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#879d99,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #879d99 to white.</div>

Gradient from #879d99 to Black

This is a gradient from #879d99 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#879d99,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#879d99,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #879d99 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #879d99

In addition to using #879d99 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 #879d99 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #879d99, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 135, Green = 157, Blue = 153). If you need details about the color coordinates of #879d99 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 #879d99
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(135, 157, 153)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #879d99; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #879d99; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #879d99; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(135, 157, 153);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#879d99")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:135, green:157, blue:153, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:135 green:157 blue:153 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(135f, 157f, 153f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(135, 157, 153);
 

#879d99 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #879d99 the same way. For those with color blindness, #879d99 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #879d99 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #879d99 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 #879d99 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 #879d99 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 #879d99 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 2.9:1 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