#969bbb Color Information

#969bbb 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 #969bbb. In RGB, it consists of 58.8% Red, 60.8% Green, and 73.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 19.8% Cyan, 17.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 231.9°, with saturation of 21.4% and lightness of 66.1%. The decimal value for #969bbb is 9870267, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #969bbb 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#969bbb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color150, 155, 187 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color58.8%, 60.8%, 73.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.412, 0.392, 0.267 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.198, 0.171, 0, 0.267 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color231.9°, 21.4%, 66.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color231.9°, 19.8%, 73.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color33.269, 33.515, 51.729 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color150, 154, 187 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code9870267 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color64.575, 5.065, -17.136 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)64.575, 17.869, 286.467 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color64.575, -4.454, -26.807 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color57.892, 1.268, -12.454 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.281, 0.283, 33.515 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288060347 / 0xff969bbb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999cc Copy

Shades of #969bbb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #969bbb, its pure hue is 231.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.4%, and its lightness is 66.1%. 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 18 different shades of #969bbb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #09090b to #8d92b0.

Tints of #969bbb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #969bbb, its pure hue is 231.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.4%, and its lightness is 66.1%. 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 #969bbb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #9ca1bf to #f9f9fb.

Tones of #969bbb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #969bbb, its pure hue is 231.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.4%, 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 #969bbb, which range from #a9a9a9 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #5269ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #969bbb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #969bbb! For #969bbb, 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, #969bbb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #969bbb

This color, #969bbb, consists of 58.8% Red, 60.8% Green, and 73.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 150, Green = 155, Blue = 187. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #969bbb is 19.8% Cyan, 17.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R58.8%
C19.8%
G60.8%
M17.1%
B73.3%
Y0.0%
K26.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 150 155 187
Octal 226 233 273
Hexa #96 #9b #bb
Binary 10010110 10011011 10111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 19 17 0 26
Octal 23 21 0 32
Hexa #13 #11 #00 #1a
Binary 00010011 00010001 00000000 00011010

Analogous Colors of #969bbb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #969bbb — which has hue 231.9° — its analogous colors are located at 201.9° and 261.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969bbb.

Triadic Colors of #969bbb

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 #969bbb — which has hue 231.9° — its triadic colors are located at 111.9° and 351.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969bbb.

Complementary Color of #969bbb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #969bbb — which has hue 231.9° — its complementary color is located at 51.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969bbb.

Split Complementary Colors of #969bbb

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 #969bbb — which has hue 231.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 21.9° and 231.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969bbb.

Tetradic Colors of #969bbb

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 #969bbb — which has hue 231.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 141.9°, 231.9°, 321.9°, and 51.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969bbb.

Monochromatic Colors of #969bbb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #969bbb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #70738b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c6cae2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #969bbb

We want to make getting started with #969bbb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #969bbb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #969bbb 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 #969bbb with other HTML elements.

#969bbb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #969bbb.
<span style="color: #969bbb;">The color of this text is #969bbb.</span>

#969bbb Background Color

The background color for this text is #969bbb.
<div style="background-color: #969bbb; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #969bbb.</div>

#969bbb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #969bbb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #969bbb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #969bbb.</span>

#969bbb Border Color

This is a div with border color #969bbb.
<div style="border: #969bbb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #969bbb.</div>

#969bbb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #969bbb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #969bbb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #969bbb on a white background.</div></div>

#969bbb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #969bbb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #969bbb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #969bbb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #969bbb to White

This is a gradient from #969bbb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#969bbb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #969bbb to white.</div>

Gradient from #969bbb to Black

This is a gradient from #969bbb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#969bbb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#969bbb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #969bbb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #969bbb

In addition to using #969bbb 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 #969bbb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #969bbb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 150, Green = 155, Blue = 187). If you need details about the color coordinates of #969bbb 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 #969bbb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(150, 155, 187)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #969bbb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #969bbb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #969bbb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(150, 155, 187);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#969bbb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:150, green:155, blue:187, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:150 green:155 blue:187 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(150f, 155f, 187f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(150, 155, 187);
 

#969bbb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #969bbb the same way. For those with color blindness, #969bbb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #969bbb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #969bbb 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 #969bbb 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 #969bbb 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #969bbb 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 2.7:1 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