#9ca98a Color Information

#9ca98a 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 #9ca98a. In RGB, it consists of 61.2% Red, 66.3% Green, and 54.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 7.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 18.3% Yellow, and 33.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 85.2°, with saturation of 15.3% and lightness of 60.2%. The decimal value for #9ca98a is 10267018, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #9ca98a is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#9ca98a Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color156, 169, 138 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color61.2%, 66.3%, 54.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.388, 0.337, 0.459 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.077, 0, 0.183, 0.337 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color85.2°, 15.3%, 60.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color85.2°, 18.3%, 66.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color32.486, 37.279, 29.528 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color138, 169, 151 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10267018 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color67.486, -10.266, 14.485 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)67.486, 17.754, 125.325 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color67.486, -5.982, 21.825 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color61.056, -11.876, 14.066 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.327, 0.375, 37.279 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288457098 / 0xff9ca98a Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy

Shades of #9ca98a

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #9ca98a, its pure hue is 85.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 15.3%, and its lightness is 60.2%. 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 #9ca98a, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090a08 to #939f82.

Tints of #9ca98a

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #9ca98a, its pure hue is 85.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 15.3%, and its lightness is 60.2%. 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 #9ca98a, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #a2ae91 to #f9faf8.

Tones of #9ca98a

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #9ca98a, its pure hue is 85.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 15.3%, 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 #9ca98a, which range from #9a9a9a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #aaff34 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #9ca98a

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #9ca98a! For #9ca98a, 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, #9ca98a. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #9ca98a

This color, #9ca98a, consists of 61.2% Red, 66.3% Green, and 54.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 156, Green = 169, Blue = 138. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #9ca98a is 7.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 18.3% Yellow, and 33.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R61.2%
C7.7%
G66.3%
M0.0%
B54.1%
Y18.3%
K33.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 156 169 138
Octal 234 251 212
Hexa #9c #a9 #8a
Binary 10011100 10101001 10001010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 7 0 18 33
Octal 7 0 22 41
Hexa #07 #00 #12 #21
Binary 00000111 00000000 00010010 00100001

Analogous Colors of #9ca98a

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #9ca98a — which has hue 85.2° — its analogous colors are located at 55.2° and 115.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9ca98a.

Triadic Colors of #9ca98a

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 #9ca98a — which has hue 85.2° — its triadic colors are located at 85.2° and 325.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9ca98a.

Complementary Color of #9ca98a

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #9ca98a — which has hue 85.2° — its complementary color is located at 265.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9ca98a.

Split Complementary Colors of #9ca98a

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 #9ca98a — which has hue 85.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 85.2° and 295.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9ca98a.

Tetradic Colors of #9ca98a

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 #9ca98a — which has hue 85.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 355.2°, 85.2°, 175.2°, and 265.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9ca98a.

Monochromatic Colors of #9ca98a

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #9ca98a, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #686f5f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ced8c1 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #9ca98a

We want to make getting started with #9ca98a on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #9ca98a into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a with other HTML elements.

#9ca98a Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #9ca98a.
<span style="color: #9ca98a;">The color of this text is #9ca98a.</span>

#9ca98a Background Color

The background color for this text is #9ca98a.
<div style="background-color: #9ca98a; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #9ca98a.</div>

#9ca98a Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #9ca98a.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #9ca98a;">This color for the shadow of this text is #9ca98a.</span>

#9ca98a Border Color

This is a div with border color #9ca98a.
<div style="border: #9ca98a 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #9ca98a.</div>

#9ca98a Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #9ca98a on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9ca98a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9ca98a on a white background.</div></div>

#9ca98a Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #9ca98a on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9ca98a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9ca98a on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #9ca98a to White

This is a gradient from #9ca98a to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9ca98a,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9ca98a to white.</div>

Gradient from #9ca98a to Black

This is a gradient from #9ca98a to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9ca98a,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9ca98a,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9ca98a to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #9ca98a

In addition to using #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #9ca98a, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 156, Green = 169, Blue = 138). If you need details about the color coordinates of #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(156, 169, 138)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #9ca98a; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #9ca98a; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #9ca98a; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(156, 169, 138);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#9ca98a")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:156, green:169, blue:138, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:156 green:169 blue:138 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(156f, 169f, 138f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(156, 169, 138);
 

#9ca98a Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #9ca98a the same way. For those with color blindness, #9ca98a might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #9ca98a looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a 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 #9ca98a 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 2.5:1 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