#8a8788 Color Information

#8a8788 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 #8a8788. In RGB, it consists of 54.1% Red, 52.9% Green, and 53.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 2.2% Magenta, 1.4% Yellow, and 45.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 340.0°, with saturation of 1.3% and lightness of 53.5%. The decimal value for #8a8788 is 9078664, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #8a8788 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#8a8788 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color138, 135, 136 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color54.1%, 52.9%, 53.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.459, 0.471, 0.467 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.022, 0.014, 0.459 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color340.0°, 1.3%, 53.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color340.0°, 2.2%, 54.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color23.589, 24.509, 26.780 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color138, 135, 136 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code9078664 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color56.594, 1.312, -0.147 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)56.594, 1.320, 353.617 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color56.594, 1.658, -0.421 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color49.506, -1.583, 2.582 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.315, 0.327, 24.509 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4287268744 / 0xff8a8788 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: February 4, 2023

Shades of #8a8788

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #8a8788, its pure hue is 340.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.3%, and its lightness is 53.5%. 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 18 different shades of #8a8788, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #080808 to #827f80.

Tints of #8a8788

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #8a8788, its pure hue is 340.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.3%, and its lightness is 53.5%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #8a8788, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #918e8f to #f8f8f8.

Tones of #8a8788

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #8a8788, its pure hue is 340.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.3%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #8a8788, which range from #898989 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff1261 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #8a8788

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #8a8788! For #8a8788, 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, #8a8788. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #8a8788

This color, #8a8788, consists of 54.1% Red, 52.9% Green, and 53.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 138, Green = 135, Blue = 136. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #8a8788 is 0% Cyan, 2.2% Magenta, 1.4% Yellow, and 45.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R54.1%
C0.0%
G52.9%
M2.2%
B53.3%
Y1.4%
K45.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 138 135 136
Octal 212 207 210
Hexa #8a #87 #88
Binary 10001010 10000111 10001000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 2 1 45
Octal 0 2 1 55
Hexa #00 #02 #01 #2d
Binary 00000000 00000010 00000001 00101101

Analogous Colors of #8a8788

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #8a8788 — which has hue 340.0° — its analogous colors are located at 10.0° and 340.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8a8788.

Triadic Colors of #8a8788

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 #8a8788 — which has hue 340.0° — its triadic colors are located at 100.0° and 340.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8a8788.

Complementary Color of #8a8788

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #8a8788 — which has hue 340.0° — its complementary color is located at 160.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8a8788.

Split Complementary Colors of #8a8788

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 #8a8788 — which has hue 340.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 130.0° and 340.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8a8788.

Tetradic Colors of #8a8788

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 #8a8788 — which has hue 340.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 250.0°, 340.0°, 70.0°, and 160.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8a8788.

Monochromatic Colors of #8a8788

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #8a8788, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #4e4d4d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c5c3c3 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #8a8788

We want to make getting started with #8a8788 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #8a8788 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #8a8788 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 #8a8788 with other HTML elements.

#8a8788 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #8a8788.
<span style="color: #8a8788;">The color of this text is #8a8788.</span>

#8a8788 Background Color

The background color for this text is #8a8788.
<div style="background-color: #8a8788; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #8a8788.</div>

#8a8788 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #8a8788.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #8a8788;">This color for the shadow of this text is #8a8788.</span>

#8a8788 Border Color

This is a div with border color #8a8788.
<div style="border: #8a8788 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #8a8788.</div>

#8a8788 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #8a8788 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #8a8788; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #8a8788 on a white background.</div></div>

#8a8788 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #8a8788 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #8a8788; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #8a8788 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #8a8788 to White

This is a gradient from #8a8788 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#8a8788,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #8a8788 to white.</div>

Gradient from #8a8788 to Black

This is a gradient from #8a8788 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#8a8788,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#8a8788,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #8a8788 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #8a8788

In addition to using #8a8788 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 #8a8788 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #8a8788, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 138, Green = 135, Blue = 136). If you need details about the color coordinates of #8a8788 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 #8a8788
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(138, 135, 136)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #8a8788; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #8a8788; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #8a8788; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(138, 135, 136);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#8a8788")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:138, green:135, blue:136, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:138 green:135 blue:136 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(138f, 135f, 136f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(138, 135, 136);
 

#8a8788 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #8a8788 the same way. For those with color blindness, #8a8788 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #8a8788 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #8a8788 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 #8a8788 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 #8a8788 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 #8a8788 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 #8a8788 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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