#9eaebd Color Information

#9eaebd 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 #9eaebd. In RGB, it consists of 62.0% Red, 68.2% Green, and 74.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 16.4% Cyan, 7.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 209.0°, with saturation of 19% and lightness of 68%. The decimal value for #9eaebd is 10399421, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #9eaebd 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#9eaebd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color158, 174, 189 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color62.0%, 68.2%, 74.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.380, 0.318, 0.259 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.164, 0.079, 0, 0.259 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color209.0°, 19.0%, 68.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color209.0°, 16.4%, 74.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.422, 41.215, 54.074 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color158, 169, 189 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10399421 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color70.327, -2.396, -9.544 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)70.327, 9.840, 255.905 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color70.327, -9.287, -14.035 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color64.199, -5.520, -5.000 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.287, 0.308, 41.215 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288589501 / 0xff9eaebd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999cc Copy
Last Updated: July 14, 2024

Shades of #9eaebd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #9eaebd, its pure hue is 209.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 19.0%, and its lightness is 68.0%. 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 9 different shades of #9eaebd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #141618 to #8a98a5.

Tints of #9eaebd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #9eaebd, its pure hue is 209.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 19.0%, and its lightness is 68.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #9eaebd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #aab8c5 to #f3f5f7.

Tones of #9eaebd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #9eaebd, its pure hue is 209.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 19.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #9eaebd, which range from #aeaeae (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #5cb0ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #9eaebd

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

Color Coordinates of #9eaebd

This color, #9eaebd, consists of 62.0% Red, 68.2% Green, and 74.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 158, Green = 174, Blue = 189. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #9eaebd is 16.4% Cyan, 7.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R62.0%
C16.4%
G68.2%
M7.9%
B74.1%
Y0.0%
K25.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 158 174 189
Octal 236 256 275
Hexa #9e #ae #bd
Binary 10011110 10101110 10111101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 16 7 0 25
Octal 20 7 0 31
Hexa #10 #07 #00 #19
Binary 00010000 00000111 00000000 00011001

Analogous Colors of #9eaebd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #9eaebd — which has hue 209.0° — its analogous colors are located at 179.0° and 239.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9eaebd.

Triadic Colors of #9eaebd

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 #9eaebd — which has hue 209.0° — its triadic colors are located at 89.0° and 329.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9eaebd.

Complementary Color of #9eaebd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #9eaebd — which has hue 209.0° — its complementary color is located at 29.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9eaebd.

Split Complementary Colors of #9eaebd

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 #9eaebd — which has hue 209.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 59.0° and 359.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9eaebd.

Tetradic Colors of #9eaebd

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 #9eaebd — which has hue 209.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 119.0°, 209.0°, 299.0°, and 29.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9eaebd.

Monochromatic Colors of #9eaebd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #9eaebd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #798590 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #cbd7e2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #9eaebd

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

#9eaebd Foreground / Text Color

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

#9eaebd Background Color

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

#9eaebd Text Shadow Color

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

#9eaebd Border Color

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

#9eaebd Color Rectangle on a White Background

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

#9eaebd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

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

Gradient from #9eaebd to White

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

Gradient from #9eaebd to Black

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

Coding & Programming with #9eaebd

In addition to using #9eaebd 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 #9eaebd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #9eaebd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 158, Green = 174, Blue = 189). If you need details about the color coordinates of #9eaebd 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 #9eaebd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(158, 174, 189)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #9eaebd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #9eaebd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #9eaebd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(158, 174, 189);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#9eaebd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:158, green:174, blue:189, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:174 blue:189 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(158f, 174f, 189f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(158, 174, 189);
 

#9eaebd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #9eaebd the same way. For those with color blindness, #9eaebd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #9eaebd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #9eaebd 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 #9eaebd 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 #9eaebd 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 #9eaebd 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 2.3:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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