#9e8b00 Color Information

#9e8b00 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 #9e8b00. In RGB, it consists of 62.0% Red, 54.5% Green, and 0.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 12% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 38% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 52.8°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 31%. The decimal value for #9e8b00 is 10390272, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999900. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #9e8b00 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#9e8b00 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color158, 139, 0 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color62.0%, 54.5%, 0.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.380, 0.455, 1.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.12, 1, 0.38 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color52.8°, 100.0%, 31.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color52.8°, 100.0%, 62.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color23.333, 25.734, 3.737 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color22, 158, 0 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10390272 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color57.784, -4.959, 62.216 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)57.784, 62.413, 94.557 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color57.784, 18.093, 61.882 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color50.729, -6.673, 31.142 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.442, 0.487, 25.734 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288580352 / 0xff9e8b00 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999900 Copy

Shades of #9e8b00

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #9e8b00, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 31.0%. 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 #9e8b00, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090800 to #958300.

Tints of #9e8b00

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #9e8b00, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 31.0%. 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 #9e8b00, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #a4920f to #f9f8f0.

Tones of #9e8b00

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #9e8b00, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #9e8b00, which range from #4f4f4f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #9e8b00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #9e8b00

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #9e8b00! For #9e8b00, 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, #9e8b00. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #9e8b00

This color, #9e8b00, consists of 62.0% Red, 54.5% Green, and 0.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 158, Green = 139, Blue = 0. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #9e8b00 is 0% Cyan, 12% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 38% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R62.0%
C0.0%
G54.5%
M12.0%
B0.0%
Y100.0%
K38.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 158 139 0
Octal 236 213 0
Hexa #9e #8b #00
Binary 10011110 10001011 00000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 12 100 38
Octal 0 14 144 46
Hexa #00 #0c #64 #26
Binary 00000000 00001100 01100100 00100110

Analogous Colors of #9e8b00

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #9e8b00 — which has hue 52.8° — its analogous colors are located at 22.8° and 82.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9e8b00.

Triadic Colors of #9e8b00

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 #9e8b00 — which has hue 52.8° — its triadic colors are located at 52.8° and 292.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9e8b00.

Complementary Color of #9e8b00

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #9e8b00 — which has hue 52.8° — its complementary color is located at 232.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9e8b00.

Split Complementary Colors of #9e8b00

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 #9e8b00 — which has hue 52.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 52.8° and 262.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9e8b00.

Tetradic Colors of #9e8b00

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 #9e8b00 — which has hue 52.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 322.8°, 52.8°, 142.8°, and 232.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9e8b00.

Monochromatic Colors of #9e8b00

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #9e8b00, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #4f4600 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #edd100 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #9e8b00

We want to make getting started with #9e8b00 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #9e8b00 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00 with other HTML elements.

#9e8b00 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #9e8b00.
<span style="color: #9e8b00;">The color of this text is #9e8b00.</span>

#9e8b00 Background Color

The background color for this text is #9e8b00.
<div style="background-color: #9e8b00; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #9e8b00.</div>

#9e8b00 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #9e8b00.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #9e8b00;">This color for the shadow of this text is #9e8b00.</span>

#9e8b00 Border Color

This is a div with border color #9e8b00.
<div style="border: #9e8b00 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #9e8b00.</div>

#9e8b00 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #9e8b00 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9e8b00; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9e8b00 on a white background.</div></div>

#9e8b00 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #9e8b00 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9e8b00; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9e8b00 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #9e8b00 to White

This is a gradient from #9e8b00 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9e8b00,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9e8b00 to white.</div>

Gradient from #9e8b00 to Black

This is a gradient from #9e8b00 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9e8b00,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9e8b00,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9e8b00 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #9e8b00

In addition to using #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #9e8b00, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 158, Green = 139, Blue = 0). If you need details about the color coordinates of #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(158, 139, 0)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #9e8b00; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #9e8b00; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #9e8b00; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(158, 139, 0);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#9e8b00")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:158, green:139, blue:0, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:139 blue:0 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(158f, 139f, 0f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(158, 139, 0);
 

#9e8b00 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #9e8b00 the same way. For those with color blindness, #9e8b00 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #9e8b00 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00 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 #9e8b00 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 3.4:1 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 #9e8b00 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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