#969f9d Color Information

#969f9d 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 #969f9d. In RGB, it consists of 58.8% Red, 62.4% Green, and 61.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 5.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.3% Yellow, and 37.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 166.7°, with saturation of 4.5% and lightness of 60.6%. The decimal value for #969f9d is 9871261, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #969f9d 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#969f9d Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color150, 159, 157 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color58.8%, 62.4%, 61.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.412, 0.376, 0.384 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.057, 0, 0.013, 0.376 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color166.7°, 4.5%, 60.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color166.7°, 5.7%, 62.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color31.062, 33.715, 36.769 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color150, 155, 159 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code9871261 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color64.735, -3.596, -0.075 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)64.735, 3.597, 181.192 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color64.735, -4.907, 0.491 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color58.064, -6.124, 3.100 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.306, 0.332, 33.715 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288061341 / 0xff969f9d Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy

Shades of #969f9d

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #969f9d, its pure hue is 166.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.5%, and its lightness is 60.6%. 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 #969f9d, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090909 to #8d9694.

Tints of #969f9d

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #969f9d, its pure hue is 166.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.5%, and its lightness is 60.6%. 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 #969f9d, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #9ca5a3 to #f9f9f9.

Tones of #969f9d

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #969f9d, its pure hue is 166.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.5%, 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 #969f9d, which range from #9b9b9b (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #36ffd2 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #969f9d

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #969f9d! For #969f9d, 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, #969f9d. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #969f9d

This color, #969f9d, consists of 58.8% Red, 62.4% Green, and 61.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 150, Green = 159, Blue = 157. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #969f9d is 5.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.3% Yellow, and 37.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R58.8%
C5.7%
G62.4%
M0.0%
B61.6%
Y1.3%
K37.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 150 159 157
Octal 226 237 235
Hexa #96 #9f #9d
Binary 10010110 10011111 10011101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 5 0 1 37
Octal 5 0 1 45
Hexa #05 #00 #01 #25
Binary 00000101 00000000 00000001 00100101

Analogous Colors of #969f9d

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #969f9d — which has hue 166.7° — its analogous colors are located at 136.7° and 196.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969f9d.

Triadic Colors of #969f9d

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 #969f9d — which has hue 166.7° — its triadic colors are located at 46.7° and 286.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969f9d.

Complementary Color of #969f9d

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #969f9d — which has hue 166.7° — its complementary color is located at 346.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969f9d.

Split Complementary Colors of #969f9d

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 #969f9d — which has hue 166.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 16.7° and 316.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969f9d.

Tetradic Colors of #969f9d

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 #969f9d — which has hue 166.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 76.7°, 166.7°, 256.7°, and 346.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #969f9d.

Monochromatic Colors of #969f9d

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #969f9d, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #666b6a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c9d0cf (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #969f9d

We want to make getting started with #969f9d on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #969f9d into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #969f9d 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 #969f9d with other HTML elements.

#969f9d Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #969f9d.
<span style="color: #969f9d;">The color of this text is #969f9d.</span>

#969f9d Background Color

The background color for this text is #969f9d.
<div style="background-color: #969f9d; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #969f9d.</div>

#969f9d Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #969f9d.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #969f9d;">This color for the shadow of this text is #969f9d.</span>

#969f9d Border Color

This is a div with border color #969f9d.
<div style="border: #969f9d 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #969f9d.</div>

#969f9d Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #969f9d on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #969f9d; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #969f9d on a white background.</div></div>

#969f9d Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #969f9d on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #969f9d; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #969f9d on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #969f9d to White

This is a gradient from #969f9d to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#969f9d,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #969f9d to white.</div>

Gradient from #969f9d to Black

This is a gradient from #969f9d to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#969f9d,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#969f9d,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #969f9d to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #969f9d

In addition to using #969f9d 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 #969f9d in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #969f9d, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 150, Green = 159, Blue = 157). If you need details about the color coordinates of #969f9d 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 #969f9d
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(150, 159, 157)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #969f9d; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #969f9d; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #969f9d; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(150, 159, 157);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#969f9d")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:150, green:159, blue:157, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:150 green:159 blue:157 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(150f, 159f, 157f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(150, 159, 157);
 

#969f9d Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #969f9d the same way. For those with color blindness, #969f9d might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #969f9d looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #969f9d 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 #969f9d 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 #969f9d 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 #969f9d 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
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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